Sheri L. Rowland has been named dean of Admissions and Enrollment Management at Macon State College. Rowland, currently dean of Enrollment Management at Tallahassee Community College, starts her new job July 16.
It is a privilege to join the students, staff and faculty of Macon State College, Rowland said. It is an exciting time to be a part of the journey and transformation that will occur there over the next few years, and I look forward to becoming a part of an organization committed to growth, student success and academic excellence.
Rowland has worked at Tallahassee Community College since 2004, serving as dean of Enrollment Management since 2009. Previously, she served as director of Enrollment Services and Research at Gulf Coast Community College, where she received an Outstanding Administrator award. She is a graduate of the Florida Chancellors Leadership Program and the Florida Leadership Academy. Rowland holds a doctorate of education from Florida State University and a master of arts in psychological counseling and bachelors in psychology from Southeast Missouri State University.
Northside High accepting preschool applications
Northside High School is accepting applications for preschool for the fall semester.
The Eagle Preschool program is open to children ages 3 and 4.
Classes will meet 7:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., beginning in September on school days Tuesday through Thursday, according to a news release from Houston County schools. The fall semester will end in December.
The semester fee in $90 and applications are available at the Northside High School main office, 926 Green Street, Warner Robins. Parents will need to provide proof of immunizations.
Spaces are limited.
For more information, contact the school at (478) 929-7858, extension 41783.
Mercer educator earns excellence award
Mercer Universitys Julie Strecker has been awarded the Hugh M. Jenkins Award for Excellence in Community Programming.
The honor was awarded by NAFSA: Association of International Educators, according to a news release from Mercer University.
Strecker, Mercers coordinator of international students and scholar services, was nominated by her colleagues and selected among nominees from across the country.
Her leadership and contributions in the community include involvement in the design and coordination of Mercers International House, a living community engaging international and domestic students, and International Week at Alexander II Magnet School.
Strecker received the award during the annual NAFSA conference in Houston, Texas.