Our Team

Dr. Clay Gloster, Jr.

Dr. Clay Gloster, Jr. currently serves as the Associate Dean of the College of Science and Technology at North Carolina A&T State University (NCAT). He also serves as the Interim Chairperson of the Department of Computer Systems Technology. He is a visionary leader, researcher, inventor, and educator, with a strong reputation of beginning new programs strategically established to increase organizational health and national credibility.

Dr. Mark Melton

Dr. Mark A. Melton is a professor of biology and currently serves as dean for the School of Sciences, Mathematics and Public Health at Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh, North Carolina. In that role, he has gained valuable insights regarding the landscape, culture and demands of management at the college and university level. He has served in a number of administrative capacities including Department Chair of Biological & Physical Sciences, Honors Program Director, and as Program Director for the NIH-MARC U*STAR Program, a federally funded student research training program.

Dr. Evelyn Sowells

Dr. Evelyn R. Sowells-Boone is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Systems Technology department at North Carolina A&T State University’s College of Science and Technology. Prior to joining the School of Technology faculty, she held positions at U.S. Department of Energy, N.C. A&T’s Division of Research and College of Engineering. Dr. Sowells earned a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina A&T State University’s College of Engineering. She also holds a M.S. and B.S in Computer Science with a concentration in software engineering.

Dr. Christopher Doss

Dr. Christopher C. Doss is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering in Spring, 1994 from the University of South Florida. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Engineering from North Carolina State University in Spring, 1997 and 2001, respectively. While working on his Ph.D., Dr. Doss served as an instructor at Wake Technical Community College, where he worked until Summer 2001. Dr.

Dr. Shea Bigsby

Dr. Shea Bigsby is the Coordinator of Graduate Writing Services at North Carolina A&T State University. He develops resources and conducts workshops to help graduate students improve their writing skills and complete thesis/dissertation requirements. He is also involved in numerous initiatives related to graduate student professional development and graduate assistant training.

Ayanna Boyd-Williams

A. Ayanna Boyd-Williams currently serves as the Assistant Dean of the Graduate College at North Carolina A&T State University and has over twenty-eight years experience in graduate education. Prior to coming to NC A&T, she was Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies and Director of Minority Programs at Duke University, Director of Minority Affairs and Special Projects and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Columbia University. She also served as the Director of Educational Opportunity Program at Ithaca College.