Daytona State names Linda Miles associate VP for health & public services programs

Photo for Headline Surfer / The 'interim' tag has been removed from Linda Miles' job description at Daytona State College.
 
By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Having held the post since May on an interim basis, Linda Miles has been named associate vice president of the College of Health and Public Services at Daytona State College.

Miles has served as chair of the college’s School of Nursing for 16 years and will continue in both positions until a new nursing chair is appointed. As associate vice president, Dr. Miles will oversee DSC’s schools of nursing, dental sciences, emergency services and health careers.

“These are industries that experience constant changes in technology, techniques, procedures and protocols,” said DSC Provost Amy Locklear. “Through Linda’s expertise in curriculum assessment and development, and her longtime community partnerships, we are confident she will ensure that all our allied health and public services programs remain on the cutting edge.”

DSC Provost Amy Locklear / Headline Surfer“These are industries that experience constant changes in technology, techniques, procedures and protocols,” said Daytona State College Provost Amy Locklear, shown here.

“Through Linda’s expertise in curriculum assessment and development, and her longtime community partnerships, we are confident she will ensure that all our allied health and public services programs remain on the cutting edge.”

Linda Miles joined the nursing faculty at Daytona State in 1999, and was named chair of the School of Nursing the following year. During her tenure, Miles has overseen the nursing school’s accreditation reviews as well as development of its Bachelor of Science in Nursing program in 2014, and subsequent accreditation in 2015.

Miles is a nationally recognized leader in nursing curriculum development, assessment and revision, and currently serves as chair of the Florida Center for Nursing, DSC spokeswoman Laurie White said, adding, she also is a peer reviewer for the national Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Miles is past president of the National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing and past chair of the Florida Council of Nurse Education Administrators. She is a 1989 graduate of the college’s Associate Degree in Nursing program, and also holds a BSN and Master of Science in Nursing Informatics from the University of Maryland at Baltimore. She earned her Doctorate of Education from the University of Central Florida in 2006.

FAST FACTS: Daytona State College:
Offering more than 100 certificate, associate & bachelor’s degree programs, Daytona State College has responded to the education and workforce training needs of Volusia and Flagler counties and beyond for more than 50 years. The college enrolls nearly 28,000 students a year at its seven instructional sites, with graduates serving in critical fields including health care, emergency services, business, education, hospitality, engineering, technology and more. 
 
Did You Know?
Daytona State has been recognized as a leader in higher education numerous times, most recently by US News & World Report, which ranked the college among the Top 10 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in the nation in 2016, for the fourth year running. The US Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center has ranked DSC among the top 50 most affordable public four-year institutions in the country, with less than half the tuition of the national average. Community College Week, a leading publication in higher education, annually continues to feature the college in its list of Top 100 Associate Degree Producers. And for two years in a row, US News & World Report has ranked DSC among its Top Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans. For enrollment information, please visit DSC's Admissions’ Frequently Asked Questions page.

 

 

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