Candice Baldwin

Class of 2009

Candice Baldwin became the first Director of Multicultural Affairs at Mount Ida College on July 10, 2006. Prior to her arrival at Mount Ida College, Candice served as a campaign coordinator for numerous campaigns including the Mamie Locke for Mayor, Chuck Robb for Senate, and Al Gore for President. Since her arrival, Candice has created the Balfour Peer Leader & Mentor program designed to assist in the recruitment, retention, and graduation of multicultural students and became an adjunct professor in the Math department. Additionally, Candice had the opportunity to work on Capital Hill as a policy fellow for Rep. Robert C. Scott.Candice currently serves on the Boston branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and the New England Area Conference Youth and College Advisor. As a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc, Candice served as the Tidewater Geographical Coordinator of the State of Virginia as well as chapter president and re-chartering member of the Omicron Xi Zeta chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc in Williamsburg, VA. She is also a member of Kappa Delta Pi, Pi Sigma Alpha, Golden Key National Honor Society, the Association of African American Women in Higher Education (AAWHE), the Urban League, and the Young Black Women's Society (YBWS).Candice is currently preparing to defend her dissertation, Situatedness: The Factors Impacting Doctoral Degree Attainment among Black and White Students. She recently co-authored Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?: Demystifying Black Male College Students with Dr. James Patton to be included in an upcoming five volume African American Males in Higher Education series. Candice received a B.A. in political science from Hampton University, and a M.P.P in Public Policy from William & Mary.

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