April 15, 2004
Lincoln Graduate Samuel L. Woodard, Ed.D, To Discuss His Keys
to Success at April 19, 2004 Lecture On Campus
Woodard, Professor Emeritus at Howard University, will present
Ten Secrets of a Black Winner
UNIVERSITY, PA (www.lincoln) Lincoln University---the
nations first Historically Black University---welcomes back
one of its favorite sons when Samuel L. Woodard, Ed.D., Lincoln
class of 1952, returns to the campus to discuss his remarkable
road to success on April 19, 2004 at Mary Dod Brown Memorial Chapel
at 4 p.m.
Woodward, founder of the Naomi Woodard-Smoot Scholarship, will
share the his compelling story during his lecture, Ten Secrets
of a Black Winner: From Impoverished Orphan to Distinguished Educator
by the Road Less Traveled Spirituality. During a time when
African Americans were not expected to succeed, Dr. Woodard, who
had neither parents, money or encouragement, excelled. Dr. Woodard,
a retired professor of in Howard Universitys Department
of Education, has received many awards, including the National
Association in Higher Education and the Distinguished Pennsylvania
Educator and Role Model for American Youth from the Pennsylvania
College Alumni Association.
Dr. Woodard has the distinction of being the first black student
to receive the Phoenician Trophy, a national award which honors
athletes who earn the highest academic achievement. Dr. Woodard
was a champion basketball player and the first African American
at the State University of New York (SUNY)-Buffalo to receive
a doctorate in educational administration.
in southern Chester County, Pennsylvania, Lincoln University is
nationally recognized as a major producer of African Americans
with undergraduate degrees in the physical sciences (biology,
chemistry and physics); computer and informational sciences; biological
and life sciences. The University is in the midst of a yearlong
celebration of its sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary. Lincoln
will hold 150th anniversary galas this spring in Washington, D.C.
(April 17) and New York City (May 6). For more information on
Lincoln, please visit our Web site at www.lincoln.edu.
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