Dr. Vernon Czelusniak is an Adjunct Faculty member of Calvary Chapel University. He is also the author of GED to PhD Reaching Higher , a book that details his journey from a high school drop-out to college campus president.

While serving in the military, Dr. Czelusniak attended night school to complete his BA and MA. When he retired as an officer from the U.S. Coast Guard in 1994 after 20 years of service, he got the “bug” to return to school and completed is Ph.D. in Computing Technology in Education from Nova Southeastern University in 1998.

Dr. Czelusniak has been involved in the Leadership and Education field for over 30 years in Faith-Based, Academic, Bio-medical, Healthcare, Consulting, Government, and Military organizations. He has been working with doctoral students for over 20 years!

Dr. Czelusniak never dreamt of going to college but having God in his life propelled him forward! Enjoy his story with the interview below!

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