Woodbridge Professor Honored with Faculty Award of Excellence from Strayer University
Strayer University is pleased to announce that Dr. Angela Agboli-Esedebe of Woodbridge, Va. has been recognized with the Faculty Award of Excellence, a student-nominated award for outstanding faculty members. Agboli-Esedebe will receive her award on Saturday, Oct. 27 at Strayer University’s Norfolk, Va. regional commencement ceremony held at the Norfolk Scope Arena.
Agboli-Esedebe joined Strayer University in 2004 and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in political science, sociology and public administration as well as undergraduate classes in business at the Strayer University Alexandria campus. She also serves as the associate campus dean for the department of general studies. She brings a dedicated commitment to her teaching and wants students to participate throughout the learning process.
“My students have commented that I’m knowledgeable about my subject matter and have a passion for teaching and for my students,” Agboli-Esedebe said. “I love what I teach and make my classes interactive so that my students will love the material too. I like to think that my students teach the class with me.”
Prior to Strayer University, Agboli-Esedebe served as the director of quality control at the Real Estate Resource Group and was the assistant editor for Mediterranean Quarterly magazine. She also was a teaching associate for Howard University and taught courses on Africa and global politics as a part-time faculty member for George Washington University’s undergraduate
honors program. She also serves as the executive secretary of Ogwashi-Uku Association USA Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping the citizens of her native village in Delta State, Nigeria.
Agboli-Esedebe received both her bachelor’s degree in mass communications and master’s degree in international law and diplomacy from the University of Lagos in Nigeria. She earned her Ph.D. in comparative politics and international relations from Howard University. Agboli-Esedebe is expanding her credentials further by earning a Master of Business Administration degree in management from Strayer University, with a December 2012 graduation date. She credits her parents for teaching her and her seven siblings about the importance of higher education.
Agboli-Esedebe will receive her award in front of 750 students at the Norfolk regional ceremony, where David Alan, Emmy award-winning journalist and anchor of WVEC’s weeknight news, will deliver the commencement address.
With a 120-year legacy of educating adult learners, Strayer University offers relevant and rigorous academic programs to working adults, first-generation college students and others who often do not have access to higher education, preparing them for success in today’s competitive job market. Strayer University graduates earn degrees in programs ranging from business administration and accounting to education and information systems.
The Strayer University Norfolk regional commencement ceremony will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Norfolk Scope Arena located at 201 East Brambleton Ave., Norfolk, Va.
About Strayer University
Strayer University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and has been in operation since 1892. The University offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in business administration, accounting, information technology, human resource management, education, health services administration, public administration and criminal justice to working adult students at 96 campuses in 23 states and Washington, D.C., as well as worldwide via the Internet. Strayer University also offers an executive MBA online through its Jack Welch Management Institute. For more information, visit www.strayer.edu or call 1-888-4-STRAYER (888-478-7293).