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Pleased to Announce the Inaugural Class of 2019-2020 ALA Fellows

Date: 5/20/2019

The Academic Leadership Academy (ALA) is a one-year program for full-time faculty and academic staff to utilize their knowledge of Wayne State University’s mission to cultivate more effective leaders. The participants, known as ALA Fellows, have been selected to use what is learned during this program and apply it to their current roles. ALA Fellows are also tasked with conducting a leadership project of their choice to improve an aspect of campus life. 

 
After an extremely competitive application process, the inaugural ALA Fellows have been selected for the upcoming academic year. 
 
We are happy to announce the following 2019-2020 Academic Leadership Academy Fellows: 

Karen Beningo, Biological Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Diane Adamo, Physical Therapy, Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Poonam Arya, Teacher Education, College of Education
Zsa-Zsa Booker, Office of Learning and Teaching, School of Medicine
Anglesia Brown, English, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Susan Davis, Pharmacy Practice, Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Rosanne DiZazzo-Miller, Occupational Therapy, Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Damecia Donahue, University Libraries
Rafael Fridman, Pathology and Oncology, School of Medicine
Candice Garwood, Pharmacy Practice, Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Jennifer Hart, History, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Christine Huang, Academic Success Center
Shantalea Johns, School of Social Work
Lara Jones, Psychology, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Kristiana Kaufmann, Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine
Poco Kernsmith, School of Social Work
Kafi Kumasi, School of Information Sciences
Karen Liston, University Libraries
Kim Morgan, Mathematics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mary Beth O’Connell, Pharmacy Practice, Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Ijeoma Opara Nnodim, Internal Medicine, School of Medicine
Alexey Petrov, Physics and Astronomy, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Christine Powell, Financial Aid, Enrollment Management
Heather Sandlin, Health Sciences, Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Ryan Thomas, Financial Aid, Enrollment Management
Mary Waker, Academic Services, College of Education
 
Congratulations to the newly selected fellows! We look forward to seeing the things you have in store.