Paine College Alumnus, Jeffrey Pierce, II

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On this episode, we speak with Jeffrey Pierce, II. He’s a graduate of Paine College. Jeffrey serves as Director of Recruitment and Admissions at Huston-Tillotson University. He’s also the Author of Be My GUEST: A Guide For Creating An Ultimate Service Experience. During this episode, we talk...

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SC State University Alumnus, Dr. David Staten

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On this episode, we speak with Dr. David Staten. He’s a graduate of South Carolina State University. David serves as a Professor of Rehabilitation Counseling at South Carolina State University. He’s also the Editor and Chief of HBCU Times Magazine. During this episode, we talk about his work in...

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Phenomenal Woman Series – Selina Kohn

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March is Women’s History Month and The HBCU Podcast is celebrating with the “Phenomenal Woman” series. The series features episodes dedicated to highlighting women who have made great strides in their respective career fields to achieve great success. On this episode, we speak with Selina Kohn....

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Phenomenal Woman Series – Dr. Marsha Krotseng

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On this episode, we speak with Dr. Marsha Krotseng, President of Bluefield State College. During this episode, we talk about her 30-year journey through higher education, being the first female president of Bluefield State College and her work to increase the percentage of women presidents and...

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Black History Highlight – Dee Rees

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ABOUT DEE REES Dee Rees is a writer-director from Nashville, Tennessee. She received her undergraduate degree from Florida A&M University and went on to attend  New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts as a film student. Rees was nominated for the Academy...

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Black History Highlight – Sen. Kamala D. Harris

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ABOUT KAMALA D. HARRIS In 2017, Kamala D. Harris was sworn in as a United States Senator for California, the second African-American woman and first South Asian-American senator in history. She serves on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, the Select Committee on...

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Black History Highlight – Cecil Williams

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ABOUT CECIL WILLIAMS Cecil Williams is a native of Orangeburg, South Carolina.  He received a degree in Art from Claflin University.  Williams is a professional photographer, videographer, publisher and author of 6 books. 

By the age of nine, he had already begun his career in...

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Black History Highlight – Rosalind Brewer

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ABOUT ROSALIND BREWER Rosalind Brewer born in Detroit, MI. She is the Group President and Chief Operating Officer of Starbucks Corporation. She is the first woman COO of the company and the first African American to hold the position. As group president and chief operating officer, Brewer...

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