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Elliott, Ifegwu, LintonShaw Staff Earn Doctoral Degrees

December 17, 2013 - Three members of the Shaw University staff recently earned doctoral degrees.

Stanley J. Elliott, currently the director of Shaw's Center for Alternative Programs in Education (CAPE) program and an assistant professor of public administration, earned a Doctor of Philosophy in educational research and policy analysis from North Carolina State University. Elliott previously served as the vice president of student affairs at Livingstone College, dean of students and assistant director of the First Year College at Saint Augustine's College and as an assistant superintendent at the Orange County Correctional Center in Hillsborough, NC. He also earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Elizabeth City State University and a master's degree in public administration from North Carolina Central University.

Ojebe Ifegwu (OJ), who graduated from Shaw in 1987 with a bachelor's degree in accounting and business administration, earned a Doctor of Philosophy in public health with a concentration in community health and education from Walden University. Ifegwu has served as a financial aid systems specialist in the University's Financial Aid Office since 2001. Previously, Ifegwu served as a lead technician for IBM in Research Triangle Park. He also earned a master's of business administration in accounting and finance and a Master of Science in healthcare administration.   

Juanita B. Linton, also a Shaw graduate, earned a Doctor of Education in instructional leadership in education administration from Argosy University. Linton is the director of the University's Center for Early Childhood Education, Development and Research and an assistant professor of education. She previously served as a case manager for Pitt County Mental Health and as an education and career development specialist for the Head Start program in Williamston, NC. Linton earned both a bachelor's degree in liberal studies and a master's degree in early childhood education from Shaw University.

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