Dr. Merodie A. Hancock, President, Thomas Edison State University
Hear about Dr. Hancok's first year as President of TESU. Learn her vision for partnership with the business community and more.
About the Speaker:
Dr. Merodie A. Hancock currently serves as the fourth
president of Thomas Edison State University. She assumed office on March 5,
She is a nationally recognized leader in the administration
and delivery of innovative education programs for adult students. Dr. Hancock
has dedicated her career to expanding access to higher education for
nontraditional students and has extensive experience serving the education
needs of underserved and underrepresented populations, veterans and active duty
members of the military.
Prior to her election as president of Thomas Edison State University, Dr. Hancock served as president of SUNY Empire State College. She previously served as vice president for Central Michigan University’s Global Campus. She has held teaching and administrative leadership positions at the University of Maryland University College and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Dr. Hancock was recently inducted into the International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame. Additionally, she was invited to participate in the process for Negotiated Rulemaking on issues related to accreditation and innovation for the United States Department of Education.
Dr. Hancock holds a PhD in urban services and education
administration from Old Dominion University, an MBA from Claremont Graduate
University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Scripps College.
Additionally, she holds a certificate from the Institute of Educational
Management from Harvard University and a certificate in Nonprofit Board
Leadership from the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy.
11:00 am New Member Meet Up
11:30 am Networking & Luncheon
BCRCC Members and their guests - $40*
Prospective Members - $45*
Walk-ins - $50 (If Available)
*Registration Required A valid business card is required to attend.
Additional Promotional Opportunities
Exhibitor Table $100
Includes exhibitor table during networking time and 1 ticket to lunch
Strawberry Balsamic Chicken Salad Thinly sliced grilled chicken, mixed greens, strawberries, grapes, spicy pecans, Gorgonzola, balsamic, herb vinaigrette preset tomatoes and cucumber salad
Grilled Tofu on the salad