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Jacqueline M. Holland, Ed.D. School of Education & Urban Studies

Dr. Jacqueline Holland Appointed as Leadership Fellow for APLU Board on Health and Human Sciences

by Morgan State U
September 07, 2023

Jacqueline M. Holland, Ed.D., associate professor and chair of the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, was selected as one of three distinguished home economists to participate in the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) Board on Health and Human Sciences (BHHS) Leadership Fellows program.

The Leadership Fellows program empowers emerging leaders like Dr. Holland with mentorship, coaching, and unparalleled networking opportunities. Selected fellows also become part of a dynamic community that drives the advancement of human sciences not only within their institutions but also on a national scale.

Over the next year, Dr. Holland and her fellow Leadership Fellows will embark on projects designed to transform the landscape of human sciences education and research. These projects will receive guidance and support from a distinguished group of mentors who are experts in the field.

The APLU Board on Health and Human Sciences represents a consortium of distinguished administrators from higher education institutions nationwide. These dedicated professionals are responsible for shaping the future of research and discovery, outreach and extension programs, and innovative teaching and learning initiatives in the human sciences. Their mission is to unite various disciplines within and beyond the realm of human sciences to enhance the quality of life for individuals across the country.

Dr. Holland’s selection as a Leadership Fellow is a testament to her dedication and expertise in the field of Family and Consumer Sciences. Her involvement in this program promises not only to elevate her career but also to contribute significantly to the betterment of human sciences education and research at Morgan and beyond.

Housed within the School of Education and Urban Studies (SEUS), the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences prepares students with the competencies and skills required for public service to address ongoing changes and new developments in goods and services. The department conducts research to implement progress that will improve family life in urban populations.

Congratulations to Dr. Jacqueline Holland! Her selection as a Leadership Fellow is a testament to years of outstanding contributions to her field and continuing to drive positive change as it pertains to the human sciences.