Dr. Marquita Smith Endowed Scholarship

JBU Faculty and Staff and Diversity Committee

Type: Endowed

Donor:

JBU Faculty and Staff and Diversity Committee


Established: 2020

Dr. Marquita Smith taught as a Communications professor for over ten years at John Brown University. She also served as Chair for the Division of Communications and Fine Arts as well as chairing the Diversity Committee, and serving as the faculty sponsor for MOSAIC. She is a national leader in Journalism and Communication and was awarded a Fulbright Scholar Grant in 2015-2016 in which she spent a year teaching and leading research efforts at the University of Ghana, Legon. During her time at JBU she was instrumental in leading diversity efforts across campus.