EPISODE 12: THE IMPORTANCE OF COLLABORATION AND ACCESS
Campus should feel like a home away from home for HBCU students, said Stillman College President Dr. Cynthia Warrick.
There is a rising interest in HBCUs among college-aged students. In this episode of On The Yard, we learn about the recruiting and enrollment issues that HBCUs are now facing; yet, at Stillman College, they make it easy for students to attend, graduate and become leaders in their respective fields.
Stillman College is dedicated to making the transition to college simpler for both students and their parents. With a majority of students being first-generation college students, the College focuses on educating prospective students and parents to make them feel like Stillman College is a home away from home.
A pharmacist and health services researcher, Dr. Warrick is a natural leader with 20 years of higher education experience as both faculty and administration. She began her tenure as interim president of Stillman College on Jan. 1, 2017 before becoming president on April 24, 2017. Dr. Warrick’s collaborative leadership style is focused on producing academic excellence, administrative accountability, bio-medical research and student success outcomes.
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On the Yard explores the culture and leadership trends happening across Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) nationwide. The podcast dives into the unique issues faced by these historic and minority-serving institutions through a series of conversations with leaders and advocates.