Dr. Nola Holt Royster was the director of the University’s Career Development Center and served as adjunct professor in the College of Education from 1993 until 2001. Much of her work focused on educating students, job development and employer relations, and her research studied the impact of diversity training on corporate, civic and public-sector organizations.
Since August 2016, Chartwells has been growing lettuce in a shipping-container-turned-sustainable-farm called the Leafy Green Machine. Protected from temperature changes and other environmental disturbances, the refurbished shipping freight is a fully functioning hydroponic farm that uses a vertical growing system.
Off Campus Connections focuses on finding nontraditional students who come from all different backgrounds and motivations for pursuing their degrees and providing them with a personal connection and relationship they can lean on through the realities of being a nontraditional student on a traditional campus.