Lincoln Alumnus Appointed to Berkeley College Board of Trustees

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Reggie Smith IIIReggie Smith III, a 1992 graduate of Lincoln University, has been appointed to the Board of Trustees at Berkeley College in New Jersey.

Smith serves as Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Directors for the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA), where he provides leadership and strategic planning in the area of distance education. He recently was inducted into the USDLA Hall of Fame and previously was named Black Engineer of the Year for Community Service. In December, Smith served as Keynote Speaker during the Berkeley College observance of USDLA National Distance Learning Week.

“Mr. Smith is dedicated to the advancement of online learning,” said Kevin L. Luing, Berkeley College Board Chairman. “His experience with the USDLA in engaging global and online communities will be an asset to the Board of Trustees as it continues to promote the mission and values of Berkeley College.”

Smith previously worked for Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc., in McLean, Virginia.

“It is a true honor to be appointed to the Berkeley College Board of Trustees,” said Smith. “This will enable me to support Berkeley College’s mission of empowering students to achieve professional and personal success in dynamic careers globally.”

Smith, who has a bachelor’s degree in English/Communications from Lincoln, and a master’s degree in International Management from the University of Maryland University College, has been featured and profiled in several national magazines, including: Black Enterprise, The Year in ComputingVideoconferencing InsightProfiles, The Achiever and Teleconference magazines. A contributor to Web Techniques magazine, he currently serves as contributing editor for Learning & Training Innovations magazine formally e-Learning magazine and is working on his first book, “Simple Things for Brilliant People.”

Lincoln University, the nation’s first degree-granting Historically Black College and University (HBCU), educates and empowers students to lead their communities and change the world. Lincoln offers a rigorous liberal arts education to a diverse student body of approximately 2,200 men and women in more than 35 undergraduate and graduate programs.