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Goodnight Scholars Program

Allison Medlin

Director, Goodnight Scholars Program

Peele Hall 203F


Allison Medlin joined the Goodnight Scholars Program in January 2015. She previously worked with the University Scholars Program since 2004. She has a comprehensive background serving students from diverse backgrounds and majors. In 2021 Allison was promoted to Executive Director of the newly expanded Goodnight Scholarships office. In this role, she also oversees the Community College Collaboration (C3) program. Allison earned both her B.S. in Family and Community Services and M.A. in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education from Michigan State University. She completed her Ph.D. in Educational Research and Policy Analysis through NC State’s College of Education in 2019. Her dissertation research focused on foster care alumni in higher education. In her free time she enjoys cooking, reading science fiction, watching movies and hanging out with her family.


B.S., Family and Community Services, Michigan State University (2000)
M.A., Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education, Michigan State University (2003)
Ph.D., Educational Research and Policy Analysis, NC State University (2019)