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Dr. Tyffani Monford Dent, Wilberforce University- c/o 2013, Psychology

Dr. Tyffani  Monford Dent, Wilberforce University- c/o 2013, Psychology

Name : Dr. Tyffani Monford Dent

HBCU : Wilberforce University

Graduation Year : 2013

Major : Psychology

1

Where are you from? Who introduced you to HBCUs?*

I am from Lima, Ohio. My older sister, Angela attended Central State University and my aunt Emma attended Kentucky State.

Dr. Tyffani Monford Dent proud HBCU Alumnus of Wilberforce University
Dr. Tyffani Monford Dent proud HBCU Alumnus of Wilberforce University
2

Why did you choose an HBCU over a pwi?*

After experiencing the stress of attending a rural school with very few Black students, I wanted the opportunity to be in an environment where being Black was celebrated and Black achievement was an expectation.

3

What is the story of your "experience" at Your HBCU given its heralded status as a stellar and prestigious institution?*

At Wilberforce University, I grew socially and academically. It provided the opportunity to be surrounded by other Black people who recognized the importance of education, had goals, and were supportive of me achieving my own.

4

"First time" experiences at your HBCU?*

N/A

5

Who are the professors that have impacted your life in and out of the classroom? How did they do that?*

Dr. Tyffani Monford Dent takes us on a great journey that gives insight into her HBCU Experience at Wilberforce University, her favorite professors, why she chose an HBCU and much, much more.

6

Best restaurants on/near campus? Best dishes?

My favorite restaurant was Red Lobster—because of the cheddar bay biscuits

7

College crush?

Ummm. He knew. He definitely knew.

 

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