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14 WSSU students attend TMCF Leadership Institute

Fourteen Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) students were selected to attend the Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s (TMCF) 19th annual Leadership Institute.

The students attended sessions on financial literacy, personal branding and skill development. A signature component of the institute is a recruitment fair where major companies in all sectors, government agencies and graduate schools are present to identify talent and offer jobs, internships and continuing education opportunities.

Each WSSU student participated in multiple internships and full-time job interviews, receiving offers on the spot. 

WSSU attendees were:  

  • Miracle Cooke
  • Isaiah Crawford               
  • Daisha Early                      
  • Tori Edwards                    
  • William Gibson                 
  • Island Green      
  • Denzel Hanes                    
  • Cameron Morris               
  • Breelin Motte                   
  • Tierra Ross                        
  • Caliyah Sanders                               
  • Kambre Stephens                            
  • Martasia Thompson                       
  • Faris Zahir

The institute, which was presented by Wells Fargo, was held Oct. 16-20 in Washington, D.C.

TMCF is the nation’s largest organization exclusively representing the Black College Community. Member-schools include publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Predominantly Black Institutions. Through scholarships, capacity building and research initiatives, innovative programs, and strategic partnerships, TMCF is a resource in the K-12 and higher education space.

WSSU students and staff attend the TMCF annual Awards Gala in Washington, D.C. 

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