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Campbellsville University’s Sharon Hundley awarded doctorate

Aug. 3, 2010
For Immediate Release

Sharon Hundley

By Christina Miller, office assistant

Sharon Hundley, associate professor of education and co-coordinator of the early childhood program at Campbellsville, has been awarded her doctorate in educational leadership from Oral Roberts University.

Her dissertation was on “Designing a Baccalaureate Degree Program in Early Childhood Education: Context, Process, Leadership.”

We are blessed to have outstanding leadership in our early childhood education program!” according to Dr. Brenda Priddy, dean of the School of Education.

Hundley has recently served as an interdisciplinary early childhood education program coordinator/faculty at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. She has also worked with the University of Kentucky, Ft. Knox Discovery Program and the Kentucky Department of Education as a professional development trainer.

Hundley has also served as a preschool/kindergarten teacher in Elizabethtown, Ky., and Dallas, Texas.

Hundley is a 1968 graduate of Edgewood High School, West Covina, Calif. In 1976, Hundley graduated from Western Kentucky University with a bachelor of arts in drama and speech education with secondary teacher certification. In 1978, she received her early childhood Montessori teacher certification from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Okla.

Hundley received the Cambridge Who’s Who Among Executive and Professional Women award and also the Consulate’s International Peace Prize in 2007-2008.

In 2006, she was selected as a U.S. Professional Early Childhood Delegate to Russian Federation for the United States International Conference in St. Petersburg, Russia.

In 2005, Hundley was selected as faculty nominee from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College for the Acorn Award for Outstanding Higher Education Faculty.

In 1995, at Oral Roberts University, Hundley was awarded the titles of Outstanding Early Childhood Graduate and School of Education Outstanding Graduate.

Hundley has four children, Kia Hunt, Tara Raczenski, Michael Hundley and Victoria Hundley. She is the wife of Richard Hundley.

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with over 3,000 students offering 45 undergraduate programs, 16 master’s degrees and five postgraduate areas. The website for complete information is