Charles receives scholarship from UGA Black Faculty and Staff Organization
Dorothy Charles, a graduate student in the College of Education's Department of Counseling and Human Development Services, has received the University of Georgia Black Faculty and Staff Organization's Founder's Award Scholarship.
Charles, from Orlando, Florida, is pursuing her master's degree in College Student Affairs Administration. She serves as a graduate assistant in the Office of Multicultural Services and Program under UGA's Division of Student Affairs, where she advises the Black Theatrical Ensemble, the UGA Chapter of the NAACP, and the Hispanic Student Association. In addition, Charles is a member of the inaugural class of COE Student Ambassadors who represent the College at events to offer a student-focused perspective.
Before coming to UGA, Charles taught elementary school for two years as a Teach for America Corps member in San Antonio, Texas. She received her B.A. in French & Francophone Studies from the University of Florida in 2011.
Charles received the award at the BFSO's 12th annual Founders Award Scholarship Luncheon on Sept. 30.