Elizabeth City State University proudly announces the 2012 Departmental Teachers
of the Year: Dr. Adetayo Victor Adedeji, an assistant professor in the Department
of Chemistry, Geology and Physics, Dr. Yan "Emily" Jin, an assistant professor the
Department of Business Administration, and Dr. Krishna H. Kulkarni, a professor in
the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.
Dr. Ebere Oriaku, professor in the Department of Accounting, won the 2012 Board of
Governor's Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Saundra Copeland, an associate professor
in the Department of Education and Psychology, was the first runner-up for the award
and Dr. Brenda Norman, a professor in the Department of Criminal Justice, Sociology
and Social Work was the second runner-up. One recipient from each of the University
of North Carolina public institutions is selected each year.