Encyclopedia of UNCG History

An online resource for exploring the history of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Odessa┬áPatrick received her B.S. in Biology from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University in 1956. In 1969, she received her M.A. in Biology from UNCG. In 1958, she was hired as a lab technician at Woman’s College. In her position as lab technician, Patrick was the first African American academic staff member at Woman’s […]