Dillard Professor Dr. Henrietta Harris Wins National College Personnel Award
Dillard University faculty member Dr. Henrietta Harris has been recognized for her hard work in making students’ lives more enriched. Recently, she was notified of her winning the American College Personnel Association (ACPA)- College Student Educators International …Outstanding Experienced Professional Award from the Commission for Admissions, Orientation, and First Year Experience.
The ACPA leads the student affairs profession and the higher education community in providing outreach, advocacy, research, and professional development to foster college student learning.
“I am so pleased,” says Dr. Harris, Director of the Center for the First Year Experience.
In her role at Dillard, Dr. Harris oversees First Year Programs. Here, she continues to place emphasis on the importance of the first year on campus as a critical key to overall student success and retention. In her role, she designed and implemented a program that allowed students to connect with the campus and begin to see themselves as leaders and most of all as scholars in their new educational journey. Under her leadership, first year students were encouraged to participate in community engagement, build relationships with their peers and most of all, form relationships with their professors.
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Dr. Henrietta Harris Wins Top Award