Freda Turner

Freda Turner

Dean, College of Business/Management


Walden University

Milestones

Milestones

My road in life took a while to figure out.
I joined the Navy at the age of 18, did well due to great individuals who trusted me.
Started my education.
I promoted quickly in the Navy and gave 110%.
Combined my education and leadership acquired while on active military duty.
Retired from the Navy.
Entered the world of adult education and have continued to work hard and do well.
Education

Education

highschool
High School
undergrad
Bachelor
Business/Commerce, General
University of Hawaii at Manoa
undergrad
Bachelor
Psychology, General
University of Hawaii at Manoa
graduate
Graduate
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
University of North Florida
doctorate
Doctorate
Education, General
Walden Univesity
Career

Career

Dean, College of Business/Management

Over see 160 faculty, 3,000 students.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Education
Education
Writing
Writing
Accomplishing Goals
Accomplishing Goals

Day to Day

I'm in the success business. If my faculty and students are successful, then I've had a successful day.

Skills & Qualities Beyond School

Listening skills. I listen to my teams, my students.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for professionals

Take care of your team, your students, follow the policies. George Washington said it best, "take care of your men and horses."

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:

undergrad
Bachelor
Business/Commerce, General
undergrad
Bachelor
Psychology, General
graduate
Graduate
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
doctorate
Doctorate
Education, General
Hurdles

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

From Friends:

"Women should not go into the military. Women will not get good jobs in the military."

I focused on doing well.

Challenges I Overcame

First-Generation College Student
First-Generation College Student

I realized that education is the passport to opening new doors.