Secondary Headline: Winston-Salem State University
Sub Headline: Leadership Institute Alumni
Excerpt: The quote "to whom much is given -- much is required" is something that I have learned to live by and I've had a lot of opportunities presented my way and for me -- you can either take it and you can use it and have a big ego or you can take it and you can use it to give back. Last year, I came to Leadership Institute as a student and this year I'm here now as a working professional here to give back to the students that are here.
When thinking of who I model my professional career after, I think that I would say Iyanla Vanzant. I chose her because she went through so many d 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.
Primary Headline: TMCF CONGRATULATES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE WHITE HOUSE INITIATIVE ON HBCUs, JOHNATHAN M. HOLIFIELD
Secondary Headline: Press Release
Sub Headline: September 18, 2017
Excerpt: Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) applauds President Trump’s decision to name a new executive director for the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Johnathan M. Holifield has more than 20 years of multidisciplinary business and government experience, which will help lead the critical work of developing a robust policy and budgetary agenda to positively impact HBCUs, including our 47 publicly-supported member-schools.
Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) applauds President Trump’s decision to name a new executive director for the White House Initiative on Histori Read More >
Primary Headline: The White House Should Postpone Its HBCU Conference
Secondary Headline: Op-Ed
Sub Headline: September 14, 2017
Excerpt: Our students and our leaders deserve more than to be a catalyst for liberal or conservative groups to use the conference as an agenda amplifier; especially when HBCUs have hard work ahead in securing partnerships to promote and to bolster institutional strengths in STEM, national defense, public health, secondary education, entrepreneurship and business management.