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HCTC Faculty Member and UCM director named to KCTCS Leadership Seminar

Dr. Deronda MobeliniDr. Deronda Mobelini, Director of the University Center of the Mountains, is one of 18 faculty and staff members selected from throughout the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) to participate in President Michael B. McCall’s 2014 President's Leadership Seminar in 2014.

The seminar promotes and strengthens leadership traits among KCTCS faculty and staff in an effort to advance the System’s 16 community and technical colleges, as well as each participant’s personal and professional goals.

“This annual leadership program offers select faculty and staff a unique experience to learn from the top community college experts in the nation. It is designed to not only enhance their skills, but to also create strong KCTCS leadership for the future,” said KCTCS President Michael B. McCall.

This unique professional development experience explores such broad-ranging issues as leadership traits, national issues and trends, professionalism, media relations and customer service.

To be eligible for the seminar, faculty and staff members from the colleges must be nominated by their college presidents. Dr. McCall makes the final selection of the class.

HCTC President Dr. Steve Greiner noted, “Dr. Mobelini has demonstrated leadership skills and we believe those skills can be enhanced through this Leadership Seminar.”

Dr. Mobelini received her Doctoral degree in Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation at UK. She holds a master’s degree from UK and a bachelor’s degree from Union College.

Her honors include the HCTC New Horizons faculty award, Hyden-Leslie County Chamber of Commerce Instructor of the Year, and the 1996 Young Woman of the Year presented by the Hazard-Perry County Chamber of Commerce for Outstanding Community Service.