2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards

Distinguished Alumni - 2019

2019 Recipients

  • M. Dwaine Greene, ’79
  • Thomas J. Keith, ’64
  • Heather Massengill, ’99, ’00 PharmD

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M. Dwaine Greene

Dr. Dwaine Greene, Distinguished Alumnus

Dr. Dwaine Greene is a 1979 graduate of Campbell University, where he studied Religion before receiving his Master of Arts in New Testament at Wake Forest University and doctorate in New Testament and Early Christianity from the University of Virginia. Dr. Greene has a storied and successful career in higher education, serving as the chairman of the Department of Religion and Philosophy at Chowan College for four years before continuing his service as a professor, department chair, provost, and acting president at Lees-McRae College. In 2001, Dr. Greene returned to his alma mater, Campbell University, where he served as academic vice president and provost. In 2013, Dr. Greene was recruited to be the president of Georgetown College in Kentucky, where he served until 2019.

Over the course of his career, Dr. Greene has authored scholarly publications in several well-regarded academic journals. He has also maintained numerous professional involvements in connection with his work both within the classroom and as an administrator. Of particular significance is his involvement with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Dr. Greene and his wife, Carolyn, met during their college years. The couple has two daughters, Patricia and Meredith, both of whom earned degrees from Campbell. In his spare time, Dr. Greene enjoys participating in various sports and outdoor activities, in addition to reading and playing piano.

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Thomas J. Keith

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Thomas J. Keith is a 1964 graduate of Campbell University, where he studied Business Administration. Keith has more than 40 years of experience in real estate appraisal and business valuations; skills that he utilizes in his management of Tom J. Keith & Associates, a family-owned business that has served individuals, Fortune 500 companies, and government entities more than 40 years. Through his business, Keith has supervised the development of more than 15,000 appraisals. In 2013, Keith was the recipient of Methodist University’s “Silver Spoon Award” for his development of a business with unique planning and production aspects.

In addition to his professional achievements, Keith has also been a loyal alumnus of Campbell, serving in various leadership roles for the past 40 years. These roles include, but are not limited to, the Campbell University Presidential Board of Advisors, the Campbell University Board of Trustees, and leadership as the Chairman of the Board.

Keith and his wife, Anne, reside in Fayetteville, where they are active members of Snyder Memorial Baptist Church. The couple has three sons, Ben, Jamie, and Alex. Alex, a 2014 Campbell graduate, and Jamie are both employed at Tom J. Keith & Associates. In his spare time, Keith’s hobbies include forestry, reading, photography, and music.

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Heather Massengill

Dr. Heather Massengill

Dr. Heather S. Massengill is a two-time graduate of Campbell University, earning her MBA in 1999 before continuing her education and graduating with a PharmD in 2000. Dr. Massengill now serves as the Director of External Engagement at GlaxoSmithKline, where she helps develop medical strategies and supports change management, communications, and business processes related to the execution of those initiatives. In addition to the aforementioned responsibilities, Dr. Massengill has also served as the director of the residency program, mentored new hires, served as a student preceptor, and completed a rotation as a sales professional.

Dr. Massengill has also been an active part of the Campbell community in a variety of roles. From 2006 to 2013, she served on the Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Alumni Board of Directors. In 2017, she began serving on the Campbell University Alumni Board of Directors; a position she still holds today. Dr. Massengill also serves Campbell in other ways, including hosting student dinners in her home, serving as a guest lecturer, and participating in the pilot peer mentor program.

Dr. Massengill resides in Garner with her daughter, Maylee and husband, Jeremy, who is also a graduate of Campbell’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. In her free time, Dr. Massengill enjoys travelling, crafting, and spending time at White Lake with her family.

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For more information on our Alumni Recognition programs visit alumni.campbell.edu/alumni-recognition.