Donning of the Kente Achievement Ceremony at Elon University

On Thursday, May 18, 2017, I had the distinct honor to serve as the keynote speaker for Elon University's inaugural Donning of the Kente Ceremony. The celebration was part of the 127th Commencement exercises. During the ceremony each graduate received a stole made of kente cloth, a symbol of royalty and excellence in West African societies.  The stoles … Continue reading Donning of the Kente Achievement Ceremony at Elon University

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…We Paved the Way!

Happy Founders' Day to my Sorors of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., the first Greek-lettered sorority established and incorporated by African-American college women. Today we celebrate 109 years of sisterhood and service to all mankind. A few years ago someone asked me, "Why AKA?" Initially, I thought, "Why not?" There are too many reasons. After my life … Continue reading …We Paved the Way!

Long Live EBAN!

On Saturday, October 22, 2016, the Elon Black Alumni Network (EBAN) hosted a brunch to celebrate its 20 year milestone and honor four alumni and a faculty member for their commitment to community service and support of EBAN. I'm so proud to say, I was one of the five honorees, named the 2016 Distinguished Young Alumna. The award is meaningful … Continue reading Long Live EBAN!