Immaculata University - Fall 2013 Magazine - page 10

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Colonel John C. “Doc” Church, USMCR, was graduation
speaker for Defense Information School (DINFOS) Distance Edu-
cation capstone course conducted by the Public Affairs Leadership
Department last month. The Naval Academy alumnus and former
corpsman served as a Public Affairs Officer (PAO) at Parris Island
and the Pentagon before transferring to the Marine Reserve where
the oft-deployed Detroit native has held key command and staff
assignments in the civil affairs community. In civilian life, Church
is assistant professor of English at Immaculata University and is
finishing his doctoral studies at Temple.
DINFOS commandant, Army Col. Jeremy Martin, was on
hand to thank Church for his rousing remarks.
TEKELY NAMED NEWDEAN OF THE
COLLEGE OF LIFELONG LEARNING
Angela Tripp Tekely, Ed.D., of Coatesville, PA, has been named the dean of the College of
LifeLong Learning (CLL). In this role, Tekely will oversee the daily operations and future ini-
tiatives for the College of LifeLong Learning. From 2006-2010, Tekely served as Immaculata’s
assistant dean of CLL. Most recently, she was the associate dean for the College of Graduate
and Professional Studies at Millersville University. During her career in higher education
administration, Tekely has also worked for Towson University, Cecil Community College,
Baltimore City Community College, and Trinity University.
“I am thrilled to be a part of the Immaculata University community in providing quality
degree programs to adult learners. The College of LifeLong Learning has a national reputation
in serving adult learners through innovative programming. I look forward to serving Immaculata
University learners and the community,” stated Tekely on her appointment as dean.
CHURCH DELIVERS GRADUATION ADDRESS
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