I really hate ultimatums; I prefer to have choices and options. That’s why I used to religiously eat at buffets. Those places were created for those of us who truly believe that choices and options are better than originality and consistency. If I was on my way to grab a bite to eat and spotted Read More
This summer I was honored as a Top 20 Under 40 Young Black Professional! The award goes to someone who stands out among the rest–someone who has achieved personal and professional success, with a record of community service and has given back to others through their time, talents and donations. It was very humbling to Read More
I don’t know if I can event begin to explain what has been happening the last 10 months. I will summarize it: SCTEA Educator of the Year GTC Professor of the Year Nominee for SC Professor of the Year Recipient of Grant for Innovative Education …and the list actually goes on and on. People have Read More
On Friday I spoke on a Alumni panel at Clemson University about the keys to academic success. I had so many things that I wanted to say, but when I grabbed the microphone I knew that there would be one thing that needed to be said: Change Your Perspective. The perspective of a student can Read More
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It’s a day that still lingers in the back of my mind. I’m embarrassed by it like it happened yesterday. I think I was 20 years old, in a Psychology 201 class. The professor was a young lady, somewhere around early thirties or maybe really late twenties. The class was rather large and crammed into Read More
Question #9: Who is my life line? Who do you have to support you? When life feels like crap, who can you turn to? Who helps you laugh without charging a fee for it? They tell you that when life gives you lemons to make lemonade–but who brings the sugar and water??? If you are planning to quit a Read More