Retiring Vice President is CCC’s Commencement Speaker
A retiring vice president of
Wedington accepted the invitation to serve as the keynote speaker when former state Supreme Court Justice John E. Wallace Jr., who previously was scheduled to speak, became unavailable. More than 1,500 associate degrees and academic certificates are expected to be conferred at the ceremony, which will begin at 10 a.m. on the Blackwood Campus.
Wedington, who resides in Atco, earned a bachelor's degree from
Joining the full-time staff of the College as a counselor for Project Upward Bound in 1977, Wedington subsequently served as assistant director of financial aid, coordinator of the Educational Opportunity Fund program, director of the Office of Financial Aid and project manager for the implementation of the computerized student information system. She later became executive director of enrollment services, dean of enrollment services, assistant vice president for enrollment and student services and associate vice president for enrollment and student services. In 2007, she was appointed to her current position as vice president for enrollment and student services.
During her tenure at the College, Wedington has been instrumental in assisting the New Jersey Council of County College Presidents Council in developing and implementing the New Jersey Student Tuition Assistance Reward Scholarship Program. She also has served in numerous volunteer roles with the New Jersey Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, providing training, chairing workshops, leading committees and joining its Executive Council. Off campus, she teaches Sunday school for teens at her church.
Earlier this year, Wedington's exemplary service was honored with a Patricia C. Donohue Leadership Award from the
Published: April 26, 2011