Nia Abuwi has more than 25 years of higher education experience. Prior to joining Thomas Edison State College, she worked at the New Jersey Department of Higher Education, Office of Health Professions Education. She has also served as an adult educator for the Ewing Township Board of Education and a Return to Learning workshop facilitator for the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware. At Thomas Edison State College, Abuwi has had the opportunity to work in the Office of Registrar, the Office of Admissions, the Division of Academic Affairs and the Office of Learner Support Services. She is the first Thomas Edison State College employee to earn a college degree while working at the College.
Words of wisdom:
Slow and steady wins the race!
Relationship with students:
Since I believe that people support what they create, I encourage students to be the architect of their own programs, where possible.
Transformational thinking, reading, travel, watching news/talk TV, spending time with family, home remodeling/decorating and youth mentoring.