Professor receives doctorate

June 20th, 2015 12:06 pm

First Posted: 4/11/2012

Patti Davis, Dalton, a professor in the Business, Management and Technology Division at Keystone College, La Plume, recently received her doctoral degree in post- secondary and adult education from Capella University, Minneapolis, Minn.

Dr. Davis' doctoral thesis was: "Is Science in Danger? A Study of the Decline in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Graduates and the Reaction by Major Research Universities."

A Keystone graduate, Davis has been the curriculum coordinator of accounting at the college for 27 years and was Keystone's 1997 recipient of the Margaretta Belin Chamberlin Chair for Distinguished Faculty Service.

She serves as Chair of the Relations with School and Colleges Committee of the Northeast Chapter of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Davis is a member of the American Accounting Association and Institute of Management Accountants.