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Leadership Baltimore County Names Morgan State’s Dr. Charlene Chester to Its Class of 2022

by Morgan State U
August 04, 2022

Community Leadership Program Brings Together High Achieving Professionals to Develop Innovative Solutions, Promote Positive Change in Workplace and Community


Leadership Baltimore County (LBC) recently announced that Charlene Chester, Ph.D., assistant dean of the James H. Gilliam Jr. College of Liberal Arts (CLA) at Morgan, has been selected to LBC’s Class of 2022 representing a select group of diverse professionals from the Greater Baltimore region. LBC is a 360-degree community leadership program designed to bring together a diverse group of local leaders to broaden their thinking through experiential learning while creating innovative solutions that positively impact the community.

Dr. Charlene ChesterOver the next 10 months, the diverse cohort of professionals, representing public, private and nonprofit industries, will take part in a series of enrichment programs focused on three core areas of interest: leadership effectiveness, community education and awareness and civic engagement.

Paramount to the program’s development training is a series of constructive Leadership Retreats centering on economic development, health care, government, education, social services, and public safety. During the retreats, Dr. Chester and her fellow LBC cohorts, will work together to develop strategies that address delicate issues impacting the community as a whole. Participants will also have the opportunity to network with county leaders such as the county executive, superintendent of schools, state and local representatives, corporate leaders, and nonprofit leaders.

Every year, the program graduates a diverse group of civic leaders who are equipped to continuously address challenges in the community and region.

Congratulations Dr. Chester on your selection to participate in this highly selective program and for representing Morgan, Baltimore's anchor institution.