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Literature educator

Melvina Noel, American literature educator. Named Virginia Speech Teacher of Year, Virginia Speech Communications Association, 1980. Member of Sufi Psychology Association (founding member).


Noel, Melvina was born on July 27, 1951 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Melvin Noel, Senior and Mattie Edith Noel.


Associate of Applied Science, Tidewater Community College, Virginia Beach, Virginia, 1981. Associate of Arts, Tidewater Community College, Virginia Beach, Virginia, 1992. Bachelor of Science, Hampton University, 1973.

Master of Science, Old Dominion University, 1975. Doctor of Education, George Washington University, 2000.


Instructor English/drama Campostella Junior High, Norfolk, Virginia, 1973—1980. Programming task group leader quod erat demonstrandum Systems, Virginia Beach, 1980—1981. Programmer analyst Computer Dynamics, Inc., 1981—1983.

System consultant Tidewater Consultant Inc., 1983—1987. Instructor reading/study skills Thomas Nelson Community College, Hampton, 1994—2000, director Virginia student recruitment and retention program, 1996—1998. Professor reading/writing Montgomery College, Rockville, Maryland, since 2001.

Owner Write4U LLC, Sterling, Virginia, since 2006.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: (poetry book) Songs to the Beloved, 2002. Associate editor: Sufism: The Science of the Soul, since 2000. Contributor articles to publications.


Member of Sufi Psychology Association (founding member).


  • Other Interests

    Poetry, reading, research, walking, studying foreign languages.


Melvin Noel

Mattie Edith Noel