DETC 85th Annual Conference
April 3-5, 2011
The Williamsburg Lodge * Williamsburg, VA
DETC Goes to the Movies:
The 85th Anniversary Documentary
Dr. Phillip S. and Ms. Nancy S. Rokicki
Monday, April 4th *
1:30 - 2:15 p.m. and 2:30 - 3:15 p.m. * Allegheny Room C
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In honor of its 85th Anniversary, the Distance Education and Training Council commissioned a documentary about the organization's long and storied history. The result of years of research, this 50-miute documentary tells DETC's story from its founding to today.
Come watch this richly informative documentary on the big screen—complete with popcorn and candy!
Dr. Phillip S. Rokicki is vice president of Rokicki and Associates, Inc. (Harrison Tennessee) and is an adjunct professor in the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship of Nova Southeastern University where he teaches statistics in the Masters of Public Administration and Masters of Business Administration programs (Fort Lauderdale Florida). Phillip has served as Associate Dean/Executive Director of several research institutes at Florida Atlantic University, and he also has served in Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Institute of Government and Public Policy providing program evaluation services and process management to cities, counties, and to the State of Florida. Phillip also has served as the University of Missouri’s Director of Scholarship and Student Aid Services where he coordinated the awarding of over $100 million in federal and state aid to 25,000 students on four campuses; and as the Distance Education and Training Council’s (DETC) Financial Aid Director.
Ms. Nancy S. Rokicki is president and chief executive officer of Rokicki and Associates, Inc. in Harrison, Tennessee. Her professional career also includes senior and mid-level financial aid management responsibilities at both public and private colleges and universities, including the University of Illinois (Urbana), the Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago), the University of St. Francis (Joliet), and with the Student Loan Marketing Association (Sallie Mae) in Washington DC. In Washington, Nancy also served as director of governmental relations for a private corporation involved primarily with federal student aid. There she was responsible for maintaining the "Financial Aid Toolkit” which was used as a primary reference guide for private schools and wrote the Default Management Guide to help colleges and schools reduce student loan defaults. Nancy is schooled in the intricacies of federal and state governmental regulations, and in the various techniques needed in project and organizational evaluation.