Faculty/Staff Spotlight: Dr. Orlando Hankins, Sr.

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Dr. Orlando E. Hankins, Sr. joined Saint Augustine's University as Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs on January 5, 2009.

Prior to that, he served as Assistant Vice Provost for Diversity Programs at North Carolina State University from August 2005 through June 2008. Hankins is a graduate of NC State with a Bachelors of Science and Ph.D., both in Nuclear Engineering.

Dr. Hankins has authored or co-authored twenty-eight refereed journal articles in the various scholarly journals. He has authored or co-authored fifty-four professional presentations that have been presented at the following professional meetings and workshops.

His professional affiliations include the American Nuclear Society, American Physical Society, Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers, North Carolina Science Teachers Association, National Technical Society, American Society for Engineering Education, and Sigma Xi.

As Assistant Provost for Academic Affairs, Hankins provides leadership in the areas of academic planning, program implementation, the curriculum and the application of new technologies to the teaching/learning process. He represents the Office of the Provost on key University planning, technology, and curriculum committees. Additionally, Dr. Hankins participates in the resolution of student academic appeals and complaints.

Hankins is married to Gail Armstead-Hankins and they are proud parents of two sons, Orlando Jr. and Joshua.