Faculty and Staff

Patricia Bethea-Whitfield, Associate Professor, Interim HDSV Chair, and Adult Education Coordinator, EdD
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Areas of specialty include women and transportation, career development, and family counseling.
(336) 285-4384

Geleana Drew Aston, Assistant Professor, PhD
Texas State University, Adult, Professional, and Community Education
Areas of work and scholarly interest include: (her)history of women and African Americans as adult learners and educators of adults; influence of intersectionalities on mentoring, professional development, and leadership for adult learners; social capital, socialization, and systems of support for graduate adult learners; and feminist ground theory and innovations in qualitative research methodologies.
(336) 285-4385


Ms. Gertrude Pennix
Administrative Support Associate

Ms. Sylvia Rivers
Administrative Support Associate