AA, AAB, BA, MA
Patricia E. Kedzerski is an instructor at the National College Columbus Campus. She has over twenty years of college teaching experience with emphases in English Composition, Basic Writing, and Business and Administrative Communication. Pat is a 2011 National College Dedicated Service Award recipient. Since the Columbus campus opened in 2009, she has served as secretary to the Campus Academic Committee, co-creator of the original Career Readiness Plan and committee member for a number of ad hoc committees. She was the advisor for Purple Note, the campus student newsletter. During 2010-2011, she was an e-mentor with a number of other National College Columbus Campus faculty and staff with Ohio State’s Nisonger Center, which matched mentors with students in K-12 schools across Columbus. Pat also taught for more than fifteen years at The Ohio State University, where she earned her master’s degree in English Composition. In addition to teaching through the English Department there, she served five years as liaison and instructor in a literacy outreach partnership through the Basic Writing Program and also taught through Ohio State’s Office of Minority Affairs’ Young Scholars’ Program and the Samuel DuBois Cook Summer Program. Her writing has been published in academic journals, and she has presented in her field at national conferences. She is author of a volume of poetry, Take a Giant Step.