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Shirelle Briscoe

Lecturer, Organizational Communications
EdD, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

MA, Bowie State University
BS, Bowie State University

Dr. Shirelle Briscoe received both her undergraduate degree in Business Administration and her master of arts in Communication from Bowie State University.  She then earned her doctorate in Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Her professional career spans 20 plus years.  She has served in the federal government, as a public school history teacher, student advisor, camp director, mentor; director of student programs, Clark Atlanta University; Adult GED Educator at the Prince George’s County Literacy Council of Maryland and the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission; and director of the Bowie State University Academic Advisement Center. She currently serves as a faculty member at both Howard University and Bowie State University.

As a motivational workshop facilitator and staff member with the National Association for Student Affairs Professionals annual Student Leadership Institute since 1998, Dr. Briscoe willingly gives of her knowledge, skills and abilities.  In addition, she has provided leadership training and development services as an Educational and Communications Consultant to many organizations: Albany State University; Bowie State University; the U.S. Department of Education, School Dropout Prevention Program; the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Administration and the Asset Management Division; the D.C/ Baptist Convention, Youth Division; the Carter Barron Cluster of Churches, Youth Division; the Washington Urban League; the Junior Achievement of the National Capitol Area; the Armstrong- Indiana Intermediate Unit 28, Rockefeller Brothers Fund in New York, the George Washington University Alpha Kappa Alpha Mu Delta Chapter; and Howard University Ronald McNair Scholarship.

Dr. Briscoe has held memberships and/or affiliations with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.; Association of Teacher Educators; Bowie State University’s National Alumni Association; Honda Campus All-star Academic Coach; Greater DC Cares; Indiana University of Pennsylvania Department of Professional Studies in Education, Urban Cohort Committee; Maryland State Teacher’s Association; Professional Development School Partnership with Pittsburgh Schools Committee; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; National Association of University Women; National 4-H Council; New England Educational Research Organization; and World Vision.

Awards received include the Bowie State University 2010 “Lifetime Achievement Award”; Black Male Agenda “Angel Award”; 2009 “Distinguished Services Award” presented by the Division of Student Affairs; 2008 “Woman of Vision Award” and 2004-2005 Howard University, School of Education “Teacher of the Year Award”; 1999 Bowie State University Department of Communications “Faculty Excellence Award”; 1996, 1997, 1998 Bowie State University Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) “Advisor of the Year Award for Outstanding Contributions”; “Leadership and Support in Speech Communication, Advertising and Public Relations” Award and 1997  Bowie State University “First Annual African Centered Faculty Excellence Award”.