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Dean , literature and language professor

Kimberly Frances Turnage, American literature and language professor, dean. Recipient National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development, 2003, North Carolina Excellence in Teaching award, North Carolina Community College, 2003, LCC Excellence in Teaching award, LCC, 2003.


Turnage, Kimberly Frances was born on January 29, 1960 in Kinston, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Ronald Earl and Ellen Heath Turnage.


Bachelor, East Carolina University, 1984. Master of Arts, State University of New York, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, State University of New York, 2001.


English teacher State University of New York, Buffalo, 1987—1990. English professor Mount Olive College, Goldsboro, North Carolina, 1990—1991, Barton College, Wilson, 1992—1993, Pitt Community College, Greenville, 1993—1994, Lenoir Community College, Kinston, since 1990, dean arts and science, since 2006. Board director North Carolina Conference of English Institute, Kinston, since 1996.

Advisory board Lenoir Community College, Arts and Science Department, Kinston, North Carolina, since 2003. Department chair Humanities Language, Fine Arts.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Neuse River Anthology. Member editorial board North Carolina Folklore Journal, since 2004.


Judge Neuse Regional Library., Writing Contest, Kinston, North Carolina, since 1994. Member of North Carolina Folklore Society, North Carolina Conference of English Instructor.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, crafts, films.


Ronald Earl

Ellen Heath Turnage