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Mason Ailstock – President, Association of University Research Parks (AURP)

Mason Ailstock The University Financing Foundation Vice President of Operations Passionate about place-based design and the convergence of university/industry relationships, Mason Ailstock has been leading the physical and social development of university research parks and innovation districts for more than 13 years. Mason serves as the Vice President of Operations for The University Financing Foundation […]

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Jacqueline Sims – Community Engagement

­Jacqueline Paul Sims is a Master level mental health professional who moved to Nashville TN nine years ago.   Upon meeting Dr. James Lawson and having the privilege of sitting under his tutelage for over a year, as a member of the Nonviolent Resistance Social Justice Committee, she discovered a new call on her life. It […]

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Sandra Long – CEO of SLA Worldwide & Publisher of HBCU RESEARCH Magazine

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Dana Pomeroy, AIA, DBIA, LEED AP – Vice President / Director of Design-Build at The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

Dana Pomeroy, AIA, DBIA, LEED AP – Architect and Builder with vast experience with various market sectors from Higher Education to Department of Defense Campuses. As a registered Architect in numerous states and DBIA professional, Mr. Pomeroy has been extremely fortunate to experience real estate, design, program management, construction, and building operations from several different […]

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Harold Love, Jr. – TN State Representative & Founder of TN HBCU Initiative

Born December 14, 1972 in Nashville, Tennessee to the Late Rep. Harold M. Love, Sr. and Mary Y. Love he is the last of five children and the only male. He was educated in the public schools of Metro Nashville Davidson County and graduated with Honors from Whites Creek High School in 1990. Entered Tennessee […]

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Leah Burton – Director, Centennial Campus Partnerships and Industry Alliances

Director, Centennial Campus Partnerships and Industry Alliances Leah leads the campus-wide strategy for corporate and government interactions with NC State. This includes management of Industry Alliances and the University’s award-winning Centennial Campus. She works to expand corporate and government partnerships with NC State’s faculty and students. Leah holds her bachelor’s degree from the University of […]

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