Monica Joe received her Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree with a concentration in Urban Anthropology at the Soka University of America in May of 2013. She is currently pursuing a Master of Urban Planning degree at the University of Washington. Her specialization within the planning field is historic preservation, with a particular focus on social equity and its relation to urban planning.
College founder Elizabeth Evelyn Wright was born on August 18, 1872 into a large family near Talbotton, Georgia. Her parents were Virginia Rolfe, a full-blooded Cherokee, and Wesley Wright, an African American carpenter. Both Elizabeth’s parents were former slaves. Elizabeth was raised, however, by her … Read MoreElizabeth Evelyn Wright (1872-1906)