Title: (1) Retired Part-Time Lecturer; (2) Retired High School Instructor
Company: (1) Wayne County Community College; (2) Detroit Public Schools
Location: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Emmanuel O. Uzoigwe, PhD, Retired Adjunct Professor at Wayne County Community College and Retired High School Instructor at Detroit Public Schools, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in education.
Emmauel O. Uzoigwe, PhD, was a lecturer at Wayne State Community College in the department of political science for two years and also as an instructor at Detroit Public Schools for 20 years before retiring in 2013. Dr. Uzoigwe is an accomplished professional educator with decades of experience to his credit. Along with these positions, Dr. Uzoigwe was a graduate administrative assistant at The University of Toledo, Ohio and a former member of Phi Delta Kappa.
After immigrating to the United States toward the end of 1979, Dr. Uzoigwe attended the University of Toledo, graduating in 1983 with a bachelor’s degree in political science and international relations. He continued his higher education at the same institution, earning a master’s degree in higher education administration with a minor in public administration in 1985. He concluded his higher education in 1994 at The University of Toledo with a Doctor of Philosophy in higher education administration and minor in public administration. He considers himself fortunate to be recognized and gratifying to have made an impact in the life of numerous students who passed through his tutelage over the years of his teaching career. Since retirement, Dr. Uzoigwe has continued occasionally to mentor young adults who dropped out of school and want to go back to college or into the work force as way of giving back to the community.
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