Dr. Patrena Benton ElliottDr. Patrena Benton Elliott

Patrena Benton Elliott has been appointed president of Halifax Community College in North Carolina. Elliott earned a bachelor's degree in communication studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a master's in adult education from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, and a Doctor of Philosophy in leadership studies at N.C. A&T.