Excerpt: Success is when opportunity meetings preparation. A great quote by Will Smith is, "if you always stay ready you never have to get ready”. So, when you are consistently prepared and you're ready to go -- be it your elevator speech -- be it books that you've read -- be it knowledge that you've gained; you'll never have to get ready once the opportunity is presented to you.
The greatest piece of advice that I received throughout my career is, "It's going to be OK". Although, that's a very simple piece of advice it's Read More >
Primary Headline: Mercy Besong
Secondary Headline: Alabama State University
Sub Headline: Coca-Cola First Generation Scholar
Excerpt: "If it wasn't for TMCF... I would not have been able to pursue my college degree in Business. I received the TMCF Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship which paid the balance of my tuition and allowed me to be first in my family who is going to receive a college degree."
WASHINGTON, DC – (January 2, 2018) – Today, Dr. Harry L. Williams officially begins his tenure as president & CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Read More >
Primary Headline: ASU receives $50,000 from TMCF and Coca-Cola for first-generation scholarships
Secondary Headline: Press Release
Sub Headline: December 8, 2017
Excerpt: Albany State University (ASU) has received $50,000 from the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and The Coca-Cola Foundation to support scholarships for first-generation college students. The funding was announced December 8.