Arizona College of Nursing
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Executive Director of Academic Operations
Mary Hawkins joined Arizona College- Dallas in 2020. She has extensive experience in higher education including roles as Campus Director, Dean of Academic Affairs, and Director of Campus Operations. As a first generation college student, Mary is inspired to help others achieve their academic and career goals. Mary leads the Academic team at the Dallas Campus with a focus on providing quality education for future nurses.
Executive Director of Enrollment Services
Sherri Springer came to Arizona College of Nursing in 2018 and opened the Dallas campus. She has been in higher education for two decades and brings experience and expertise in the areas of admissions, student services, operations, and financial aid. She has proudly and successfully served in many roles throughout her career including Director of Admissions (in single campus, regional and national roles), Campus Director, and Director of Campus Operations for both large and small colleges and universities.
As Executive Director of Enrollment Services, Springer oversees admissions, student services, and financial aid and is accountable for achieving institutional goals including student retention; educational quality objectives; and accreditation standards.
Dean of General Education
Prior to joining Arizona College in 2018, Corey owned and operated a tutoring business in New Jersey. His passion was working with students to develop individual plans for success. After completing his bachelor’s degree in Health Science, he then went to teach at rural school districts in Texas. There, he continued his passion for teaching while taking on leadership roles within the field of education. After completing his master’s degree in biology, Corey accepted an adjunct teaching opportunity followed by an opportunity to be the Learning Resource Manager at Arizona College. Finally, Corey was honored with the position of Dean of General Education and continues his passion for teaching and overseeing the success of his students.
As Dean of General Education, Corey oversees all operations within the General Education component of the Nursing program.
Dean of Nursing
Before joining Arizona College in 2021, Chiquesha headed the Post Licensure Nursing Programs as the Department Head at Tarleton State University. Chiquesha has worked the majority of her 19+ years in nursing right here in the Dallas Fort Worth area. Her clinical experience includes Medical/ Surgical, Oncology, Nursing Administration, and Nursing Education. Chiquesha’s vast nursing clinical experience and nursing education have empowered her to provide students with a solid academic and clinical foundation. As Campus Director of Nursing, Chiquesha oversees operations within the Core component of the Nursing program.
1 The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program at Arizona College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (https://www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE).
2 All Arizona College of Nursing and Arizona College campuses are institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), a U.S. Department of Education-recognized national accrediting agency.