[dropcap]S[/dropcap]ince I walked across the bridge of educational opportunity provided by the Queen City Foundation I have never looked back. The Queen City Foundation opened up a New [pullquote_right] The Queen City Foundation opened up a New World to me[/pullquote_right]World to me and allowed for me to cultivate a sense of confidence. I wasn’t afraid to go anywhere and compete with anybody. I graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1996 and enrolled in graduate school at the University of Virginia. Understanding the importance of a quality education and the power of educational opportunity, I decided to seek a career in education as a policy researcher. Immediately after earning my master’s degree from UVA I began a doctoral program in educational policy studies.
On May 21, 2001, I received a doctorate in education from the University of Virginia (UVA). Today, I am a research associate with the American Council on Education (ACE). ACE, located in Washington, D.C., is the nation’s leading organization representing the interest of higher education to the government and the American public. I speak from personal experience when I say that the businesses that support the Queen City Foundation are changing lives for the better.
Dr. Eugene Anderson –Class of ’92
Ph. D University of Virginia
Cincinnati Country Day School in 1992