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Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Leadership

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) offers a graduate program leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Organizational Leadership. The Organizational Leadership Program is a Doctoral Degree program for students in mid to advanced career stages. The Organizational Leadership Program accomplishes this mission through advanced learning of organizational theory and research. Additionally, the Organizational Leadership Program contributes to the growing body of knowledge pertaining to organizations. The target of the program is persons with a master's degree who are currently employed or serve with an organization. The program is offered in a weekend format. Classes are offered at the main campus of UMES on Friday evenings, Saturday, and Sunday during Fall, Spring, and Summer Semesters.

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Welcome to the newest PhDs - our December 2013 ORLD graduates:
Dr. Rose Beteck
Dr. Carolina Bown
Dr. Leonard Burks
Dr. Tondalaya Carroll
Dr. Nicole Gavin
Dr. Nichelle Henderson
Dr. Marye Kellerman
Dr. Cecelia Martin
Dr. Vanita Penn
Dr. Alotta Taylor
Dr. Louis Woolard


Congratulations to Dr. Carolina Bown (ORLD Fall 2013 graduate), who recently placed third in the first annual UMES 3MT (Three Minute Thesis) competition. Dr. Bown presented her dissertation research in a three minute format, captivating the audience with the results of her fascinating study of indigenous women leaders in Ecuador. Way to go Carolina!


Several ORLD faculty and students recently participated in a workshop entitled "Leadership for Human Service Professionals: A Servant Leadership Approach." The workshop was held at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center on November 12th. It was sponsored by the Wicomico County Partnership for Familes and Children and was organized by Partnership employee and ORLD Internship student, Jane'se Weathers.   


Three current ORLD students (Tondalaya Carroll, Lonnie Morris and Cynthia Sims) recently presented at the International Leadership Association's 15th annual global conference in Montreal, Canada. Their session was entitled "Understanding the Intersection of Leadership and Entrepreneurship." Congratulations!


 Warmest congratulations to ORLD adjunct faculty member Dr. Judylynn Mitchell, who was recently honored as the 2013 National Education Association Carter G. Woodson Memorial Award winner at a ceremony in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Mitchell has dedicated her career to working to promote equality and fairness for all. For more information about Dr. Mitchell, see this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PizfJVQ3VVA&feature=youtu.be
Again, congratulations and outstanding work Dr. Mitchell.


Congratulations to current ORLD student Cynthia Sims, who was the co-chair of the 3rd Annual WELD (Women for Economic and Leadership Development) "Pathways to Leadership Conference" held at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio on June 6th. Great work Cynthia!