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Graduate Education through the Decades: The Impact of Mary Frances Early
This virtual panel will feature six graduate alumni representing the decades since Ms. Early’s arrival on campus in 1961. They will discuss their experiences and reflections as graduate students at UGA and after. Acknowledging their unique perspectives as African Americans is important in celebrating their accomplishments and furthering our commitment to fulfilling the vision of a more diverse and inclusive campus.
- Mary Frances Early (MMED ’62, EDS ’67), UGA’s first African American graduate,
- Carolyn E. Bell (MPA ‘77), first African American female manager for the City of Savannah, Georgia,
- Felecia G. Ross (PHD ‘89), Dean, Pharmacy School, The Ohio State University,
- Leroy E. Bynum (DMA ‘92), Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities, Portland State University,
- Tracey D. Troutman (BSA ‘07, MAL ‘08), Director, Outreach & Diversity, USDA-ARS
- Juanita W. Hicks (EDD ‘18), Vice Chancellor of Human Resources, University System of Georgia Board of Regents,
- Moderated By: Ron Walcott (PHD ‘99), Vice Provost of Graduate Education & Dean of the Graduate School
Friday, February 26, 2021
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (EST)
Registration Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GS022621
Zoom connection information will be sent to you prior to the event.