Dr. Kerwin Scott, EEF Co-Founder, presents the Black Males in Medicine Scholarship

We are thrilled to extend our warmest congratulations to Dr. Kerwin Scott, the Founder and Board Vice Chairman of The Education Equalizer Foundation (EEF), for earning a graduate certificate in Periodontics from the prestigious University of Florida School of Dentistry. This accomplishment reflects his dedication and hard work and positions him as a trailblazer since he is the first Black male to graduate from the program. We humbly acknowledge that the first black person to graduate from this program was Dr. Bianca Newman, a Black woman. Newman and Scott attended Meharry Medical College and earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree before attending the University of Florida for residency.

Summer Career and Preparedness Series: Unleash Your Potential for Future Success for High School Seniors

Summer is the perfect time for high school seniors to prepare for their future endeavors, whether exploring career options, considering a gap year, or planning for college. In this career and preparedness series, Dani Tan will guide you through the essential steps to unlock your potential and set yourself up for success. From social media branding and networking to resume building, interview preparation, and professional etiquette, these insights will empower you to make informed decisions and navigate the exciting journey ahead.

Education Equalizer Scholar Mauriana Garner named Board Member

The Education Equalizer Foundation, an organization dedicated to preparing students for college, is proud to announce that Mauriana Garner has joined its Board of Directors. Mauriana, class of 2023, has been accepted into several prestigious universities, including Bethune Cookman University, Edward Waters University, Tennessee State University, Tougaloo College, Florida Memorial University, and Shaw University. However, she has decided to attend Tallahassee Community College on a full-ride Bright Future Scholarship and then transfer to Florida State University, where she plans to become a nurse practitioner.

EEF and FAMU Alachua County Alumni hosted students from Gainesville and Ocala for FAMU Preview Day

The FAMU Spring Preview Day with the Education Equalizer Foundation, FAMU National Alumni Association Alachua County Chapter, 100 Black Men of Alachua County, and The House of Alpha Education Foundation hosted nearly fifty people for an event that included lunch, a day of event activities, and transportation to America’s #1 public HBCU. Boderick Johnson, FAMU Alachua County Vice President, Inga Gwaltney, EEF Board Member and Secretary, and Porshe’ Chiles, Program Manager served as chaperones for the event.

Season’s Greetings!

Every day, we offer a full-course meal. The Education Equalizer Foundation is here to serve your college prep needs. We aim to educate and graduate our students. Join us: Here’s how to give to The Education Equalizer Foundation during the holiday season. $25 donation can pay the application fee of a student. $50 donation canContinue reading “Season’s Greetings!”