“I Was Able to Learn Life Skills” – Shirley Townsend, First Generation HBCU Grad

Name: Shirley Townsend

HBCU attended: Fayetteville State University

Hometown: Fayetteville, NC

Shirley’s experience at Fayetteville State University: My experience was very rewarding. I was able to learn life skills and also gain beneficial relationships that would later help me become a successful young professional.

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Cherie S. White
Cherie S. White
Cherie S. White is Digital Strategy Director, a writer and editor.