The ACE Team Would Like To Express Our Gratitude For You And Your Support This Year Coaches Corner Meet our 5 new coaches! Meet our new coaches: Ayanna Braxton, Vivian McLeod, Jennifer Criswell, Debra Luckett, and Wayne Williams. Click on each name to learn more about where they come from and what brought them to…Read More
Welcome New Coaches to the ACE Community!
By Raymind Cruz, Certified ACE Coach and Technology Specialist First and foremost, welcome to the ACE Family! We are glad to have you as friends and colleagues. Your first year as an ACE Coach is going to be one to remember. As you remind your wonderful students to practice the Four ACE Pillars, remember to…Read More
Debra Luckett is an ACE Coach and a thought leader in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) Leadership Development and Human Resources. She has more than 30 years of experience promoting an in-depth understanding of DE&I as a critical skill set for leaders at all levels of the organization. Her areas of expertise include Executive Coaching,…Read More
Wayne Williams is an Assistant Director specializing in student involvement andleadership development and the advisor for fraternity and sorority life at theUniversity of Massachusetts Dartmouth. He has been devoted and enthusiasticabout inspiring young people and college students to reach their highest potentialfor over 25 years. In his current role as Assistant Director at UMass Dartmouth,…Read More
Ayanna is a pharmaceutical industry professional with over 20 years of experience. She has held various roles in Clinical Operations and Quality Assurance. Her experience includes monitoring and managing clinical research trials and ensuring that employees are appropriately trained for their respective jobs. In her current role as Associate Director, GCP Process Excellence, Compliance, and…Read More
Vivian McLeod is a Human Resources professional with a wealth of experience in several HR centers of excellence. Vivian has leveraged her extensive experience in various industries including financial services, medical/pharmaceutical, securities, utilities, and managed services. She has served in several leadership and specialist roles within the HR field including diversity & inclusion, talent acquisition,…Read More
Summer Edition: A Focus on Healthcare
Coaches Corner The Importance of Health Careers and STEM By Derek Washington,Senior ACE Coach, Trainer, and Program Manager Obtaining a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education allows preparation to succeed in your career goals. The skills gained from a STEM education teach far beyond the standard concepts of science and mathematics. The cornerstone of…Read More
Are You Ready to Enter the Workforce?
Graduating from college can be an exciting and scary experience. Whether a graduate plans to enter the workforce immediately or attend graduate school, the goal is to find a job or pursue a career path that’s aligned with your degree and career goals. Deadlines to submit essays, exams and labs will become project deadlines for…Read More
Take a Break
As the semester and year rapidly come to an end, we are all looking forward to taking a break Intuitively we know we need it, 2021 was an intense year for all of us. The extended pandemic has forced us to re-invent how we manage every aspect of our lives. We’ve changed it all from…Read More