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Diversity and Student Success in the Graduate School: Advancing Narrative Speaker Series

January 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This talk will address current scholarship on economically challenged college students interwoven with the speaker’s personal journey from the working class as a first- generation college student to doctoral degree holder. We will also discuss how selective institutions can use frameworks such as Dr. Tara Yosso’scultural wealth model to create an environment where students are affirmed in theirbackgrounds and are valued.  For more info on the talk and Dr. Goward, go to:


Shonda Goward, Ed.D. is the Director for Academic Success for the Carolina Covenant, which provides a debt free education to UNC students that qualify. She is an award-winning administrator with nearly 15 years of experience in higher education.


Co-sponsored by:  Carolina F1RSTS, Lookout Scholars, and Carolina Covenant


January 27, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm