Fayetteville State University Faculty Members Recognized for Outstanding Course Design

Date: December 10, 2018

Several Fayetteville State University (FSU) faculty members were honored recently for Outstanding Online and Hybrid Course Design. The purpose of the awards is to recognize and celebrate high quality and innovative course design across the university.

Several Fayetteville State University (FSU) faculty members were honored recently for Outstanding Online and Hybrid Course Design. The purpose of the awards is to recognize and celebrate high quality and innovative course design across the university.

Criterion used for the award include:

  • Meets the Quality Matter standards
  • Provides clear expectations for online and face-to-face components
  • Promotes student engagement and community building
  • Provides effective communication
  • Incorporates effective learning materials and strategies
  • Contains measurable learning outcomes and effective assessments
  • Utilizes Canvas tools effectively
  • Incorporates educational technology that enhances learning


The awards were presented during the second Outstanding Course Design Showcase sponsored by the Online Education Advisory Committee and the Office of Faculty Development.

The following faculty were honored:

Dr. David Allen
Department of Psychology

Dr. Fredrick Ayivi
Department of Government and History

Dr. David Barlow
Department of Criminal Justice

Dr. Melissa Barlow
Department of Criminal Justice

Dr. Jennifer Bushelle-Edghill
Department of Accounting, Finance
Healthcare Administration & Information Systems

Dr. Jose Franco-Rodriguez
Department of Communications, Language & 
Cultures

Dr. Caroline Glackin
Department of Management, Marketing & 
Entrepreneurship

Dr. Joie Hain
MBA Program

Ms. LaTasha Jones
Department of English

Dr. Marilyn Lanier
Department of Elementary Education

Dr. John Mattox
Department of Chemistry & Physics

Dr. Gregory McElveen
Department of Business & Economics

Dr. Daniel Montoya
Department of Psychology

Dr. Kaela Nommay
Department of Performing and Fine Arts

Dr. Carla Padilla
Department of Biological Science

Dr. Kimberly Smith-Burton
Department of Middle Grades, 
Secondary & Specialized Subjects

Dr. Thomas Van Cantfort
Department of Psychology

Dr. Abdoul Wane
Department of Management, Marketing, 
& Entrepreneurship

Dr. Molly Williams
Department of Social Work

Dr. Karryll Winborne-Phillips
Department of Psychology

Dr. Cynthia Wooten
Department of Elementary Education

About Fayetteville State University

Fayetteville State University is a constituent institution of The University of North Carolina and the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state, having been founded in 1867. FSU offers degrees at the baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral levels. With more than 6,300 students, Fayetteville State University is among the most diverse institutions in the nation. To learn more about Fayetteville State University, visit https://www.uncfsu.edu. Chancellor James A. Anderson is the 11th chief executive officer.

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