Douglas Bates has been named assistant professor in the department of social work. He was the director of the foster grandparent program at Save the Children.
Dr. Bates holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina, and a master’s degree in social work and Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision from the University of South Carolina.
Chinno Ingram has been named clinical assistant professor in the department of occupational therapy. He has been serving as an adjunct faculty member for the past two years.
Professor Ingram earned a bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation studies and a master’s degree in occupational therapy from Winston-Salem State University. He is currently pursing a doctorate in occupational therapy from Jefferson College of Health Science in Roanoke, Virginia.
Quiteya D. Walker has been named associate professor in the department of rehabilitation counseling. She was a clinical mental health counselor for ASPIRE Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities and an assistant professor in counseling at Albany State University in Georgia.
Dr. Walker holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and a master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling from South Carolina State University. She earned a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Walden University, and a Ph.D. in counseling, rehabilitation, and student development from the University of Iowa.
La-Tika S. Douthit has been named assistant professor in the department of music. She previously served as an adjunct professor and the assistant band director.
Dr. Douthit holds a bachelor’s degree in music education from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. She earned a master’s degree in music and flute performance from the North Carolina School of the Arts, and a Ph.D. in musical arts and flute performance from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Aaron Goodson has been named assistant professor in the department of psychological sciences. He is a nationally certified counselor by the National Board of Certified Counselors.
Dr. Goodson is a graduate of Davidson College in North Carolina where he majored in sociology. He holds a master’s degree in sport and exercise psychology, a master’s degree in clinical rehabilitation and mental health counseling, and a Ph.D. in sports, exercise, and performance psychology from West Virginia University.
Radscheda Nobles has been named assistant professor in the department of history, politics, and social justice. She was previously an adjunct professor at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro and at Prince George’s Community College in Largo, Maryland.
Dr. Nobles holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, a master’s degree in criminal justice from Fayetteville State University in North Carolina, and a Ph.D. in sociology from Howard University in Washington, D.C.
Rennae Stowe has been named associate professor in the department of health, physical education, and sports studies. She was the coordinator of the sports medicine minor and interim coordinator for sport management at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Dr. Stowe holds a bachelor’s degree in exercise and sport science with an emphasis in athletic training from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a master’s degree in education and sport management from the University of Georgia, and an educational doctorate in kinesiology with a concentration in sport psychology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.