Making Our Way Forward
The Dr. Calandra Stringer Story: Finding Her Passion + Focusing on Building Opportunity for Students = Living the Dream
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Making Our Way Forward
The Dr. Calandra Stringer Story: Finding Her Passion + Focusing on Building Opportunity for Students = Living the Dream
Apr 16, 2021 Season 2021 Episode 8
National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship

NACCE continues our conversation on creating a culture of CARE as Jeff Smith interviews Dr. Calandra Stringer, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Tallahassee Community College. They explore how to truly close the equity gap by helping students achieve excellence. In this episode, Dr. Stringer talks about her journey from math teacher to provost, how to find mission and purpose in life, and also how to use design thinking to bring a culture of CARE to higher education. Hear her strategies to address equity challenges, as she works to ensure individuals from diverse backgrounds can pursue their gifts and talents in fields like Math and Science and inspires us all to make our way forward. 

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NACCE Meets 

Have you joined our online community NACCE Meets? We are excited to have a platform dedicated to our members to network, connect, exchange ideas and support your entrepreneurial initiatives. Join the community at NACCEMeets. NACCE.com

EEVF 

We launched phase 3 of EEVF, the Everyday Entrepreneur Fund. EEVF’s mission is to launch underfunded community college entrepreneurs into business. With a focus on community-based start-ups, scale-ups of existing businesses, and the implementation of proven replicable business models, EEVF addresses one of the most urgent needs of our country – supporting local economies through entrepreneurship. Learn more at NACCE.com/EEVF