top of page

Create Your First Project

Start adding your projects to your portfolio. Click on "Manage Projects" to get started

Maddox, Dr. Sandy

Dr. Sandy Maddox earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Conservation, a Master of Science in Soil Science and a Doctorate in Adult and Community College Education from NC State University.

Dr. Maddox’s career in the field of agriculture spans more than 44 years having served 30 years in public service employed by both NC State University and the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. She worked in the Soil Science Department at NC State as an agricultural research technician; was a Horticultural Agent and County Extension Director for Cooperative Extension in Pender County; served as the Superintendent of the Horticultural Crops Research Station in Sampson County; and lastly served as the Director of the Division of Research Stations with the NC Department of Agriculture; retiring from state service in 2007.

That same year, Dr. Maddox joined the University of Mount Olive as a faculty member and Director of the Lois G. Britt Agribusiness Center. Dr. Maddox currently serves as the Founding Dean for the School of Agriculture and Biological Sciences at the University of Mount Olive. Dr. Maddox often says that upon her arrival at UMO, she found her true passion of working with students and developing academic programs to train the next generation of agricultural professionals.

Dr. Sandy Maddox is the 2022 Excellence in Agriculture Award winner.

bottom of page