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Essence Magazine’s
Susan L. Taylor Addresses Lincoln University at Convocation
Susan L. Taylor, editorial director for Essence Magazine, brought her message of inspiration to Lincoln University at its All-University Convocation on October 15, 2003. Ms. Taylor discussed the importance of students “staying the course” in relation to obtaining their Lincoln education. Ms. Taylor also talked about the role media images play in society. The following are scenes from her visit.

Susan L. Taylor, editorial director for Essence Magazine, addressed students, administration, faculty members and staff at Lincoln’s October 15 All-University Convocation in Manuel Rivero Hall. Seated from left are Dr. Patricia A. Nelson, wife of President Nelson, and co-chair, Sesquicentennial Commission; and Rashonda Toliver, Class of 2006, who performed a short stage play dedicated the spirit of women.

Lincoln President Ivory V. Nelson, Ph.D., chats with Essence Magazine Editorial Director Susan L. Taylor prior to her address at the All-University Convocation on October 15 in Manuel Rivero Hall.

Susan L. Taylor (center) talks with students in the Auxiliary Gym during the reception that followed the All-University Convocation on October 15.

Susan L. Taylor (center) embraces two Lincoln University students during the reception in the Auxiliary Gym that followed the All-University Convocation.


For more information, contact:
Samuel W. Pressley, Director
Howard G. Kelly, Jr. Assistant Director
Lincoln University's Office of Marketing & Communications,
610-932-1094; e-mail:; home: 856-582-9574;

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