Renee Harrison

Forsyth Technical Community College

A native of Winston Salem, N.C., Renee Harrison currently serves as the Dean of Health Sciences at Forsyth Technical Community College, where she oversees 18 health sciences programs, and several short-term, continuing education, and certification options.

Renee has been a nurse for 18 years and has been at Forsyth Tech since 2011. Her academic research interests are interdisciplinary team communication and collaboration to improve student learning and future healthcare workforce outcomes; and reducing disparities related to student access, curriculum and learning modalities, student experiences, and quality educational outcomes.

Renee has bachelor’s degrees in psychology and nursing, a master’s in advanced nursing education, and is currently writing her dissertation to complete a doctorate in nursing education.

What do you hope to learn from the CCGE Fellows program? How to acquire the skills to design and develop micro-pathways capable of adapting to changing needs and challenges.