NCCU Seminar Series: Pathways and Career Panel

The NCCU Seminar Series hosted a “Pathways and Careers in Engineering and Mathematics” Panel on March 21, 2018. The panelists included: Dr. Kanton Reynolds, Director of Undergraduate Programs and Teaching Associate Professor, NC State University, Dr. Karen Hicklin, Postdoctoral Trainee and Lecturer, UNC-Chapel Hill, and Dr. Adrian Coles, Statistical Scientist, Duke Clinical Research Institute. The diverse paths of our panelists generated energetic conversation and thoughtful questions by the audience of undergraduate and Bridge students.






Dr. Reyonlds is an alumni (’95) of NC State University Department of Industrial Engineering, earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from North Carolina A&T State University, and an MBA from the UNC-Chapel Hill. He has an extensive career in the corporate world, including IBM, and in administrative roles in academia.



Dr. Hicklin is an alumna (’16) of the NC State Department of Industrial Engineering and current postdoc in the UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Statistics and Operations Research as a participant in the Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity. She also earned her B.S. in Mathematics from Spelman College (2008) and a M.S. in Mathematics and Statistics from Georgetown University (2011).She is currently seeking faculty positions.



Dr. Coles is an alumni of the NC State Department of Statistics, recognized as the first African-American male to receive his Ph.D. in Statistics at NC State. He also earned his B.A., University of North Carolina Wilmington, and M.S., Statistics from North Carolina State University.


Sponsored by the NCCU Department of Mathematics and Physics, NSF Research Traineeship: Data-Enabled Science and Engineering of Atomic Structure (SEAS) and NSF Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP)