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Director, Harold Wallace III


Marcelius Braxton

      Harold Wallace III is joining the Austin Peay State University family as the new Director of the Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center. Harold is a proud Los Angeles, CA native and is joining us from Pittsburg State University where he served as the Assistant Director of Student Diversity Programs. In his prior role he worked as an advisor for 3 organizations including Black Student Association, Native American Student Association and Hispanics of Today. While advising, he created and implemented programming to enhance the atmosphere of diversity on the campus of PSU. During his time at Pittsburg State he also was a professor of Freshmen experience, and academic advisor for the undeclared student population. Harold has an immense amount of experience starting and working with initiative programs aimed to guide our underrepresented populations with retention always at the forefront of his efforts. Harold is also a higher education speaker, who enjoys using his words to paint pictures of a World that we all deserve to live in and be a part of and inspire our future leaders. His educational background includes a B.A in Ethnic Studies, Business, and Sociology from Wichita State University, and a Master of Science in College Student Personnel from Arkansas Tech University. Harold is excited to build on the already great work of the Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center, and he is committed to working with members of the Austin Peay academic community as well as the community at large to contribute to a thriving, inclusive, and innovative cultural center.