Black History, Progress, and Professional Education

Dean Jason Wingard's op-ed "Black History, Progress, and Professional Education" in the Huffington Post explores the the history of education and professional success in the African-American context on the last day of Black History Month.

"Chronicling the success stories of today’s African-American executives and their earlier counterparts, we see a common thread. Education—whether it be apprenticeship, K-12 and higher education, or practitioner-based training and development—is often a key link to advancement and, ultimately, to equality and access. It is a vital reminder that professional education has been a powerful tool in the march toward progress, and continued/expanded access is a critical component for the desired success trajectory of the next next generation of African-American leaders."

Read the full article in The Huffington Post.