ROCHESTER — A former Rochester City School District board member has been appointed as the 2016-17 Frederick H. Minett Professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Melisza Campos, vice president of instruction at Dale Carnegie’s Rochester office, began her new role this fall, according to information from university officials. The position is filled annually with a multicultural professional to share their experience and knowledge with RIT students and faculty for one year.
Campos has worked as a business coach and trainer for more than 12 years specializing in employee engagement, communications, leadership development and customer service. In her role at RIT, she will work with the Women of Color, Honor and Ambition program as well as provide guest lectures and workshops at RIT’s Center for Professional Development.
She served two four-year terms as a Rochester school board member and was recognized by the Girl Scouts of Western New York as a Woman of Distinction earlier this year.