With New Academic Plan in Place, State of the University Highlights Northeastern’s “Bold” Future

At the 2016 State of the Uni­ver­sity, I, along with other uni­ver­sity students, leaders, fac­ulty, and staff, presented Northeastern’s new aca­d­emic plan. I engaged the audience about my tenure at the university and how my exposure to experiential learning at the doctoral level has shaped my development and Northeastern’s drive to integrate this form of learning into various doctoral curricula.

10/20/16 - BOSTON, MA. - Students, faculty and staff filled the Solomon Court for the 2016 State of the University event. Remarks were given by President Joseph E. Aoun, James C. Bean Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, Diane MacGillivray, Senior Vice President for University Advancement, Carmen Sceppa, Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Sciences and Chair of the Senate Agenda Committee. Staff Photo: Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

Survival Course: The Odd Man Out

I had the privilege of being featured in the cover story for the 2014 summer edition of the ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education) publication, Prism Magazine. This issue addresses the lack of representation of African-American males in the field of engineering.


Second Place at the 2014 GEM Technical Presentation Competition 

In August of 2014 I participated in a Technical Presentation Competition at the 2014 GEM Annual Board Meeting And Conference of The National GEM Consortium. In this competition, sponsored by Carnegie Mellon University and Cornell University, students presented their MS or PhD level research. The winners are broken down into Master’s Level and Ph.D. Level. I was fortunate enough to place in the top three, taking away the 2nd place prize in the competition.


Are Black Colleges Boosting Minority Representation in the Sciences?

Featuring the testimonies of numerous HBCU alumni, this article informs readers that despite finite resources and less racial diversity, colleges that historically cater to African American students could offer lessons on how to train successful, confident scientists.