Armstrong Announces New Director of Multicultural Affairs
(June 13, 2012) Armstrong announces the appointment of Nashia C. Whittenburg as the university's director of multicultural affairs, effective June 1, 2012. As director, Whittenburg will provide strong leadership, guidance and professional development to Armstrong’s under-represented students as they participate in campus life.
Whittenburg earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of South Carolina and a master’s degree in social welfare with a specialization in student community development from Stony Brook University, State University of New York. Prior to coming to Armstrong, Whittenburg served as the associate director of multicultural affairs for St. John's University in Queens, New York from 2005-2012. In 2005, she was an academic advisor for Stony Brook University's EOP/AIM (Equal Opportunity Program), and from 2004-2005 she was Stony Brook University's Reginald C. Wells Fellow for Multicultural Affairs.