Melius, Janella

Janella Melius completed her doctorate in social work at the Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work at Norfolk State University with specialized training in community development. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Work at Winston-Salem State University, North Carolina.

Student Engagement as a Factor in Academic Achievement: The Case Study of Undergraduates at Norfolk State University, Virginia
2010 0-7734-1347-2
This book demonstrates the value of using of data to inform our understanding of student success. In this study, the researcher proposed that undergraduate students who engaged themselves in non-cognitive activities within an institutional climate are more likely to be academically successful. Implications for student affairs professionals and future direction of research are discussed.