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Thesis and Dissertation Defenses

Thesis and Dissertation defense announcements

Faculty, students, and the general public are encouraged to attend.

Candidate PresentingChair of the CommitteeDate/Time/LocationTopic
Alyse Pivovarnik
Ed.D. (Educational Leadership) K-12 Administration
Shannon CalderoneAugust 21, 2023
2:30 P.M.
TriCities Campus - Elson Floyd Bldg, 210
Zoom available upon request to
An Exploratory Study: How One Rural District Increased Post-Secondary Enrollment
Congratulations to all the Summer Graduates!Well done and the best of luck in the next phase of your journey.
Jason Smith
Ed.D. (Educational Leadership) K-12 Administration
Shannon CalderoneUnderstanding the Lived Experiences of Black Male Community College Student Veterans
Jennifer Ross
Ed.D. (Educational Leadership) K-12 Administration
Sharon KruseAnnual Program Professional Development Plans in Head Start Programs: An Exploratory Study
Matt Bona
Ed.D. (Educational Leadership) K-12 Administration
Katherine RodelaInteractions, Collaboration, and Decision Making Between School and Central Office Level Administrators in Dual Language Immersion Programs