Contact Stacey Sandeford-Lyons:

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Stacey Sandeford-Lyons Director, Academic Center of Excellence
Developmental Education

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Stacey Sandeford-Lyons currently serves as director of the Academic Center for Excellence at Johnson C. Smith University where she leads her department in helping college students to become more effective and efficient learners. She is deeply committed to diversity and inclusion. She has spent her career in roles that foster access, success and opportunity for underrepresented and at-risk students. She is a proponent of a meritocratic educational system where any motivated student can have the opportunity and support to earn a college degree regardless of background or socioeconomic status. Other professional areas of interest include developmental education; academic advising; learning assistance; and first-year and international student success.

She is currently a doctoral candidate in the Grambling State Universitys Developmental Education Program with a concentration in higher education administration and management.

Dymilah Hewitt, Tutorial Center Coordinator, Academic Center of Excellence

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Contact Information:; (704) 378-1002