Secondary Headline: Winston-Salem State University
Sub Headline: Leadership Institute Alumni
Excerpt: One takeaway from Leadership Institute 2014 that I still use today was the session about financial literacy. As a student graduating with student loans, it's important for me to know that I should pay my student loans off on time and make sure that I'm paying as much as I possibly can to ensure that I'm not paying a greater amount for the interest. I personally would prefer to model my career after myself. I think it's important that you embrace your own original journey and that you are authentic and remain who you are.
One takeaway from Leadership Institute 2014 that I still use today was the session about financial literacy. As a student graduating with student Read More >
Primary Headline: Marcus Johnson
Secondary Headline: Texas Southern University
Sub Headline: Leadership Institute Class of 2014
Excerpt: I think that the greatest piece of advice that I received was from my mentor within Atria, Denisea Hayes. And she really taught me to own my development and if there was something that I felt that I needed to get stronger at -- don't be afraid to develop that weakness and turn that into a strength. Thurgood Marshall College Fund have influenced my professional development by giving me the essential skills that I need to interact with my peers, my coworkers, and just people around me and all over my professional network.
Many Historically Black Colleges & Universities were founded as Normal Schools, focused on teacher education, or A&M or A&T Schools, focused on agricu Read More >
Primary Headline: Trump Struggles to Find a Leader for White House Initiative on Black Colleges
Secondary Headline: Press Mention
Sub Headline: July 26, 2017
Excerpt: Johnny C. Taylor Jr., President & CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, told The Chronicle that he was impressed that the administration was considering Mr. Carter. "That is a highly unusual candidate," he said. "If they’re considering someone like that, good for them. That means they’re doing their homework."