Assistant Chair / Assistant Professor of Spanish
Dr. Lenora M. Hayes earned an Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of South Carolina in 2012. She earned a M.A.T. in Spanish from the University of Georgia in 2003; and, she graduated with a Licenciatura in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from the Universidad de Panama in 2000.
Dr. Hayes is currently the assistant chair of the Department of World Languages and Cultures at Fayetteville State University. She was the coordinator for the intermediate level Spanish courses at the University of South Carolina from 2005 until 2009. She has taught Spanish courses at the University of South Carolina, Midlands Technical College, Columbia College, and Benedict College in Columbia, SC. In addition, she taught high school Spanish in the state of South Carolina for three years.
Areas of research interest:
Dr. Hayes' research areas of interest are action research in Foreign Language teaching methods and classroom dynamics, foreign language curriculum articulation across levels, and issues in diversity and multicultural education.
Dr. Hayes is currently the faculty adviser for contributors to the Spanish page in the Fayetteville State University student newspaper The Voice. She is also the faculty adviser for the FSU Hispanic Club.
2013 - 2014 Faculty Advisor of the year for the Department of World Languages and Cultures.
2014 - 2015 Departmental Service Award for the Department of World Languages and Cultures