Meet Dr. Arnel Cosey
A Passionate Leader.
Over the course of her distinguished career, Dr. Cosey has served in several administrative roles, most recently as Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Executive Dean, for Louisiana’s largest community college.
In that capacity, Dr. Cosey led her senior leadership team in the development and implementation of several programs and services focused on providing access and supporting student success on the college’s campuses. Those efforts include, but are not limited to, participation in a national competitive research and design-build project to increase the number of single mother learners earning a credential or degree at community colleges, opening an on-campus clinic for behavioral and medical services through a partnership with the state’s largest Federally Qualified Health Center, and the implementation of a national anti-poverty program dedicated to connecting students to benefits and combating food insecurity
Awards and Recognition
Dr. Cosey’s energy, passion, and success using a comprehensive and inclusive approach to improve efficiency and effectiveness led to the founding of NetworkED™.
One to Watch
Outstanding Educator Award
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc – Sigma Lambda Chapter
Women of the Year
Chancellor’s Innovation and Excellence Award
Delgado Community College
Outstanding Staff of the Year
Louisiana Community and Technical College System
Cosey’s ability to practice innovation and her leadership — led to partnerships with the following national companies and organizations:
The Fab Foundation at MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms
The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)
Education Design Lab
Single Stop USA
Cosey’s energy, passion, and success using a comprehensive and inclusive approach to improve efficiency and effectiveness led to the founding of NetworkED™.