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Rasheed Ali Cromwell

Tuesday, 30 Jan 2018 at 8:00 pm – Sun Room, Memorial Union

Rasheed Ali Cromwell, a leading authority on fraternity and sorority life, will share information about Black and Multicultural Greek-letter fraternities and sororities and their extensive contribution to society educationally, socially, economically, politically, and culturally. He founded and is president of The Harbor Institute, an educational consulting firm, teaches a Fraternal Values and Leadership Series at Howard University and served as a co-professor at The Ohio State University where he taught a Black Greek leadership class for the past three years. He also facilitates training advisors across the country for the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) at their national conferences, and was appointed a member of the anti-hazing task force at Florida A&M University.
Rasheed Ali Cromwell graduated from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, where he was Student Government President. He has a Bachelor's degree in chemical engineering. He has a law degree from Texas Southern University, served as a federal law clerk in U.S. Federal District Court in the Southern District of Texas, and worked as an attorney at Finnegan & Henderson, an intellectual property law firm in Washington, D.C. He currently serves as the co-chair for the International Committee on Stop the Violence for his fraternity, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.

Cosponsored By:
  • Black Student Alliance
  • Sorority and Fraternity Engagement
  • Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion Office
  • Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government)

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