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Emily Thomas

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Researcher. Writer. Advocate. 70s folk rock enthusiast. Professional woman of wit.

Emily Thomas is a policy analyst for EducationNC. Born and raised in Western North Carolina, Emily started her college journey at Caldwell Community College. After graduating from CCC&TI, Emily went on to receive a bachelor’s degree in organizational/public communication from Appalachian State University and a master’s degree in communication from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

With over 10 years of higher education experience, much of her career has been spent in enrollment, advising, and teaching within the communication discipline at two-year and four-year public and private institutions. Prior to joining EducationNC, Emily worked as an enrollment strategist, helping colleges and universities meet their enrollment goals.

Emily spends a portion of her time working with the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research on their adult learner efforts.

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