Lela M. Morgan
VP for Academic Affairs
Terrie Ann Celentano
The Office is located in room 4226, Knight Campus, Warwick, RI
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About the Vice President
Lela Morgan, CLS, MA, MT(ASCP), CLS(NCA)
BS, Medical Technology, Briar Cliff College
MA , Healthcare Education, Central Michigan University
Professor Lela Morgan is the Vice President of Academic Affairs at the Community College of Rhode Island. Originally from Iowa, Professor Morgan received her undergraduate degree from Briar Cliff College, Sioux City, Iowa and her Masters of Arts in Health Care Education from Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.
After working as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Ms. Morgan began her teaching career at Community College of RI, where she was Program Director for the Clinical Laboratory Technology Program and served as Chairperson for the Allied Health Department for over 30 years. She has been instrumental in the development and initial implementation of many of the health science programs at CCRI. Ms. Morgan has been a mentor to many students, assisting them in reaching their full potential. She has been a strong advocate for faculty, especially those she has supervised.
Along with her role as professor, Ms. Morgan is Chair of the Education Committee for the Rhode Island Commission on Women, is past president and current board member of the John Hope Settlement House and serves on the board for the Urban League Guild. She is an active member of the 100 Black Women Organization as well as the HIV Provision of Care Committee for the Rhode Island Department of Health, the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and The Greater Providence RI Chapter Link's Inc. where she has held several offices. She has received many awards, most recently from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) for Excellence in Teaching and from the Urban League of RI, the Leadership and Women of Substance award. She is a lifetime member of the NAACP.