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Ruth Coles Harris Leadership Institute

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The Ruth Coles Harris Leadership Institute at Virginia Union University’s Sydney Lewis School of Business offers a lecture series to deepen students’ understanding of business and workshops and seminars for the community. The institute is named after Dr. Ruth Coles Harris, who served on the faculty at VUU for nearly 48 years. She was the first director of the Sydney Lewis School of Business and oversaw the development and expansion of the school’s curriculum and its enrollment to more than 400 students at her retirement in 1997. When she retired, she was named a Distinguished Professor Emerita at Virginia Union University.

Upcoming Events

9/17 RCHLI Leadership Awards Luncheon (View Invitation) Claude G. Perkins Living & Learning Center

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