Donna Rice, PhD

Faculty Senator

Areas of Expertise:

  • Curriculum Development
  • Counseling
  • Adult Education


  • PhD, Education, Capella University
  • MS, Counseling and Human Development, Troy University
  • BSEd, University of Georgia

Dissertation: An Examination of Emotional Intelligence: Its Relationship to Academic Achievement in Army JROTC and the Implications for Education

Selected Publications:

  • Rice, Donna M. (2018). The relationship of emotional intelligence to academic achievement. National Teacher Education Journal, 11(1), 27-32.
  • Rice, D. M., Wilson, J., & Bennetts, A. (2018). Effectiveness of a student response system supported curriculum and a middle school leadership program. International Journal of Conceptual Structures and Smart Applications (IJCSSA), 6(1), 48-62. doi:10.4018/IJCSSA.2018010104
  • Clapper, T.C., & Rice, D.M. (2017, May). Teaching conflict resolution in the bioecological system: Implementing Winning Colors®. Simulation & Gaming, 48(4), 539-552. doi:10.1177/1046878117709842
  • Rice, D.M. (2011), Qualities that exemplify student leadership. ACTE Techniques, 86(5), 28-31.
  • Doyle, M., & Rice D. (2002, Nov), A model for instructional leadership. NASSP Principal Leadership.
  • Rice, D.M. (Spring 2001), Army's JROTC Program builds character and high caliber capability. Character Education Partnership Newsletter.

Selected Professional Experience:

  • DR Consulting: Character, Health and Fitness, Service, and Leadership (CHiSL) interactive curriculum for middle school students
  • Director of Education, Training, and Information Technology: U.S. Army JROTC (25 years)
  • Director, Army Education Center and Guidance Counselor (5 years)