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Dawn Nail, North Carolina A&T's UIA Liaison

Dawn Nail

Interim Director, Center for Academic Excellence

Dr. Dawn Nail is Interim Director of the Center for Academic Excellence at North Carolina A&T State University, after serving as Director of Training and Development Workshop Services and an academic advisor. While at N.C. A&T, she has taught in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, served as Associate Director, Communications Specialist, and Director of Enrollment Management Communication in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions amongst other roles.

Prior to coming to A&T, she gained several years in management with AT&T Mobility and worked as a Leadership Development Manager for NCO Customer Management. During that time, she also conducted professional development training at some of the nation’s largest corporations, including American Express and Wells Fargo.

She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations from North Carolina A&T State University, a Master of Arts in Corporate Communication from Austin Peay State University, and a Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership and Management from Capella University. Dawn is a member of Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, NACADA and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She also enjoys public speaking, mentoring, writing and life near her hometown of Charlotte, NC.

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