Home Admissions Catalog Financial Aid Schedules Distance Learning

HCC in the News

print this article
Feb. 25, 2014
HCC Leadership Institute session held on Feb. 21
WELDON, N.C. – Halifax Community College (HCC) held a session of the HCC Leadership Institute on Feb. 21. During the session, Angel Wright-Lanier discussed the topic, "Federal Grants Spending & Documentation." The workshop focused on how to properly manage grant programs, keys to avoiding the most common mistakes, strategies to stay compliant with the latest federal cost requirements and the must-have documentation you need to stay compliant in 2014.

Wright-Lanier is a grants management and local government professional. She developed and managed the grant reporting process for the city of Raleigh and served as a successful federal lobbyist for the city, securing millions of dollars in funding. Currently, she is the assistant city manager for the city of Goldsboro. Wright-Lanier is directly responsible for human resources, community affairs, information technologies, planning, inspections and the Paramount Theatre.

Prior to accepting the position with the city of Goldsboro, Wright-Lanier was the director of grants management solutions for eCivis, Inc., a national grants management software company. She also worked with government agencies and nonprofits to help design and optimize their grant management processes.

Wright-Lanier holds a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Tennessee, a master's degree in public administration from the University of Tennessee and a master's degree in management information systems from Strayer University. Additionally, she earned a certificate in nonprofit management from Duke University and a certificate in municipal administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

About the HCC Leadership Institute
The Institute was established in May 2012 under the direction of HCC President/CEO Dr. Ervin V. Griffin Sr. and Sherida Gholston, leadership coordinator. The Institute consists of 25 administrators, faculty and staff. Guest speakers who participate in the Institute come from all walks of life. Many have years of experience working in higher education.

The goal of the Institute is for participants to seek to obtain the knowledge and training that is necessary to become effective leaders within the community college system and beyond. Institute events are funded in part by the U.S. Department of Education PBI Formula Grant.
Halifax Community College (HCC) held a session of the HCC Leadership Institute on Feb. 21. Pictured are, front row from left, Charlotte Richardson, Angel Wright-Lanier, Antonio Squire, Terry Jones and Doris Garner; second row from left, Tiffany Hale, Darlene Perry, Dana Scott, Allisha Hicks, Dr. Deryl Davis Fulmer, Angela Randolph, Ethel Edwards, Marc Finney; back row from left, Lamont Sparrow, Stephanie Terry, Jerry Thompson, Stephanie Stripling, Eugene Tinklepaugh, Dan Lovett, Sherida Gholston and Michael Earl.
Halifax Community College’s Mission
Halifax Community College strives to meet the diverse needs of our community by providing high-quality, accessible and affordable education and services for a rapidly changing and globally competitive marketplace.
Primary Media Contact: Melanie Temple, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, mtemple295@halifaxcc.edu, 252-538-4319

Secondary Media Contact: Dr. Dianne Rhoades, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Halifax Community College and Executive Director of the Halifax Community College Foundation Inc., dbarnes-rhoades128@halifaxcc.edu, 252-536-7239