Tag: public speaking

Principal’s Office

“Joyce, please report to Mother Superior” (my name was still legally capitalized then). It was April 1971 and I was in the eighth grade getting ready to graduate.  My first thought was, Who told? and my second thought was, How much did they tell? (laughing) I was always getting others to do daring or sometimes, slightly dangerous things with… Read more »

Leadership

They came from near and far, a migration of young male leadership from Cornell, Purdue, Kentucky, Georgetown, Arkansas, SMU, two HBCUs, (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) and many others. In all sixty-nine African American males came to Campaign, Illinois for a weeklong Leadership Conference, with the goal of nurturing their own leadership skills and “to… Read more »