Featured Scholars

Dennis Richmond Jr.Meet Dennis Richmond Jr.

Dennis Richmond Jr., an alumnus of historic Claflin University, in Orangeburg, South Carolina is our 2019 Advocate Scholarship Awardee.  While at Claflin, Dennis was actively involved on campus, in the community and is the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships.

Dennis is currently a member of the National Action Network, Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society, the New York Urban League, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. He also served as a Peer Educator and Tutor in the Claflin University School of Humanities.

Dennis recently received his Bachelor of Arts in African and African American Studies and plans to earn a master of arts degree in Public Policy and a PhD in Africology. He will also continue being an advocate for education across the state of New York.



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