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Goodnight Scholars Program

Allison Medlin

Director, Goodnight Scholars Program

Peele Hall 203F


Allison Medlin joined the Goodnight Scholars Program as the first full-time director in January 2015. She previously worked with the University Scholars Program at NC State for 11 years. 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 is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Educational Research and Policy Analysis through NC State’s College of Education. Her current research focuses on former foster youth in higher education. In her free time she enjoys cooking, boating, going to the movies, and playing with her son, Noah.


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 ()