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Dr. Velinda Woriax Named Chair of Biology Department

Dr. Velinda WoriaxDr. Velinda Woriax has been appointed to be the next chair of the Department of Biology. She will succeed Dr. David Zeigler, who served in the position for two terms.

A member of the faculty since 1995, Dr. Woriax is a veteran teacher of Cell Biology, introductory and advanced science courses, and Freshman Seminar. She also is the principal investigator for the North Carolina A&T University/NSF North Carolina Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (NC-LSAMP), which promotes the study of STEM disciplines by students in underrepresented groups. In 2013, she received UNCP’s Dial Award for Community Service.


Brave Bulletin article courtesy of Scott Bigelow

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