Community Colleges NC Perspective

Blue love: A student’s perspective

About the author

Kelley Paynter Deal is a marketing communication strategist with more than 15 years of public and private sector experience executing effective data-driven marketing programs. Kelley serves as Dean of Marketing at Nash Community College in Rocky Mount, N.C. She holds Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Arts degrees in Communication from East Carolina University with academic research experience evaluating techniques to improve critical ​intercultural ​communication​.