Lamb named February Staff Member of the Month

  • Tuesday, 21 February 2017 16:50

Rosemary Craven Lamb, Ph.D., of Moorhead, was selected by her co-workers as Mississippi Delta Community College’s Staff Member of the Month for February. Lamb is the associate vice president for institutional effectiveness and accreditation liaison at MDCC.

Lamb provides direction and oversight for institutional assessment, student learning assessment, institutional research, strategic planning initiatives, and accreditation compliance standards. She also assists in writing grants for the college.

Lamb has also led MDCC’s accreditation efforts for its 10-year review by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). This is her third year at Mississippi Delta.

She holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education from Jackson State University, a master's degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Mississippi, and a bachelor's degree in English from Delta State University.

Lamb and her husband, Chuck, have three children, Adrian Rose Dill, Darby Lamb and Leah Lamb Rybolt, and five grandchildren, Andrew, Will, Ben, Emma and Grace.

In 2015, the Southeastern Association of Community College Research (SACCR) honored Dr. Lamb with the Gwen P. Aldridge Award and the Outstanding Paper Award for her quantitative research on Student Engagement Factors that Predict the Persistence of Latino Males in America’s Community Colleges.

In 2013, the Mississippi Association for Institutional Research awarded Lamb the Jim Nichols Service Award, the highest honor presented to an individual who has shown exemplary service and leadership to the organization.

Lamb has served as an accreditation evaluator for SACSCOC at community colleges across Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Virginia.

She has also served as president of the Mississippi Association for Institutional Research, Member at Large of the Southeastern Association for Community College Research, and as a member of the SACSCOC Annual Conference Planning Committee. She is currently serving as treasurer of the Southeastern Association for Community College Research.

Lamb is a member of the First United Methodist Church of Indianola and an active member of the IOTA Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Honor Society.

The MDCC Development Foundation, Inc. and Sodexo (MDCC Cafeteria) sponsor the Staff Employee of the Month Award. The staff appreciation committee is comprised of staff members representing different areas of the college.

This committee randomly selects a department each month, and the employees working in that department select the award recipient. For more information about the selection process, contact Felicia Nash at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Lamb recognized for contributions to education

  • Wednesday, 21 October 2015 10:00

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The Southeastern Association of Community College Research (SACCR) recently honored Dr. Rosemary Craven Lamb, Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness at Mississippi Delta Community College, with the Gwen P. Aldridge Institutional Effectiveness Award. Lamb was recognized for her leadership and advancement in the field of institutional effectiveness and her contributions in the areas of community college program evaluation and accreditation.

SACCR also honored Dr. Lamb with the Outstanding Paper Award for her quantitative research on Student Engagement Factors that Predict the Persistence of Latino Males in America's Community Colleges. Her research on student engagement was recently selected for publication in the NASAP Journal of the National Association of Student Affairs Professionals.

In 2013, the Mississippi Association for Institutional Research awarded Lamb the Jim Nichols Service Award, the highest honor presented to an individual who has shown exemplary service and leadership to the organization.

Dr. Lamb has served as an accreditation evaluator for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) at community colleges across Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Tennessee, and Virginia. She has also served as president of the Mississippi Association for Institutional Research, treasurer of the Southeastern Association for Community College Research, and as a member of the SACSCOC Annual Conference Planning Committee.

Dr. Lamb holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education from Jackson State University, a master's degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Mississippi, and a bachelor's degree in English from Delta State University. Lamb and her husband, Chuck, have three children and five grandchildren.

 

Lamb Joins MDCC Administrative Staff

  • Monday, 07 April 2014 12:50
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Rosemary Craven Lamb is settling into her new position as the Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness and SACS Liaison at Mississippi Delta Community College in Moorhead, Miss.

Lamb comes to MDCC from Coahoma Community College where she served as SACS liaison. Prior to working at Coahoma Community College, she taught secondary language arts in several high schools, including in Coahoma County where she chaired the language arts department, and was selected as District Teacher of the Year in 1998.

"I am excited about becoming a member of such a dynamic team and look forward to working with students, faculty, and staff to make a positive difference in the Mississippi Delta," she says.

Lamb is past president of the Mississippi Association of Institutional Research and is on the board of directors for the Southeastern Association for Community College Research. Lamb currently serves on the board of directors for Coahoma County's industrial foundation and Clarksdale's youth leadership program.

She received her bachelor's degree in English education from Delta State University, and her master's degree in educational leadership from the University of Mississippi. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in urban higher education at Jackson State University.