This week Gerald Hector welcomes to his 50th episode of It's Easy Son, Dr. Samantha Madhosingh. Psychologist, author, motivational speaker, executive coach, mother and friend. She shares her journey from her early years living in the UK, to Jamaica, to the USA and what those moves taught her about her family and herself. Always the inspiration, she shares her highs and lows in those moves, and how those experiences shaped her thinking and work she does today. A very unselfish
This week Gerald Hector welcomes to the podcast, academician, scholar, philanthropist, lecturer and orthodontist, Dr. Nigel Knight. He is a several times graduate of the prestigious #HowardUniversity, where his academic pursuits resulted in his name listed along hallways of the dental school. He is that committed to his chosen craft. His list of clients with "beautiful smiles" is extensive. An extremely quiet and humble individual, his influence on so many people is palpable,
This week on It's Easy Son, Gerald welcomes Dr. Brian Johnson, the President of Warner Pacific University. In addition to being his former colleague at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina, Dr. Johnson is also a past president of the historic Tuskegee University, Assistant Provost at Austin Peay State University and has held other roles at the senior levels of higher education at Johnson C. Smith University and Mercy College in Manhattan. A scholar par exc
This week on It's Easy Son, Gerald welcomes to the podcast Dr. Kelli Rainey. A former colleague at Johnson C. Smith University, she shares her journey from childhood through her current role as Senior Director at Anthology (formerly Campus Labs). Listen in as she highlights various intersections of her passion, drive and execution that saw her meteoric rise to the C Suite at one of the nations storied HBCUs. Considered an expert in college and university assessment, she defin
This week Gerald Hector welcomes to "It's Easy Son" his former colleague at Ithaca College and currently the Chief Human Resource Officer for the University of Tennessee System, Mr. Brian K. Dickens. The consummate professional, advisor, counselor, career coach and mentor, he stops by to share his journey from his early years to the huge role and responsibility he has today. Listen in as he shares all the various obstacles that were before him, but through grit, determination
This week Gerald Hector welcomes to Its Easy Son, Mr. Keith W. McIntosh. He is the Vice President for Information Services and Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the University of Richmond where he has served since August 2016. Prior to joining the University of Richmond, Keith was the CIO at Ithaca College, CIO at Pima County Community College District, and held various progressive IT leadership positions during his distinguished twenty four years of service in the United St
This week Gerald Hector welcomes to It's Easy Son, Mrs. Patrice J. White. A health, fitness and life coach who has a unique gift to use her expertise to influence and change lives. Listen in to hear another story of determination, sacrifice and drive, as she shares her journey from childhood to where she sits now poised to make a global impact in the world of fitness and healthy lifestyles. Gerald noted, "I have done a number of interviews since starting this podcast, and Pat
"This week Gerald Hector welcomes to the 'It's Easy Son' podcast Dr. Kevin McDonald. He is the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Community Partnerships at the University of Virginia. He is one of the nation's top DEI professional in the higher education space and has formed amazing relationships with some of the nation's most well known corporations, school districts and local civic organizations.
Listen in on a journey that took several paths, twists and t
This week, host Gerald Hector welcomes to the "It's Easy Son" podcast Mrs. Linda Lockman-Brooks. She is president of Lockman-Brooks Marketing Services, LLC. Her firm provides strategic marketing and communications consulting services as well as executive development services. A civic leader, passionate about inclusion and access at every level, Linda’s business and civic accomplishments have been recognized by the Charlotte Business Journal, the Charlotte Post, LaNotici
On this week's episode of It's Easy Son, host Gerald Hector welcomes Dr. A. Zachary Faison, Jr. He is the President of the historic Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, FL. A young, energetic and visionary leader, listen in as he shares a detail journey of his early years and all the moves he has made to make him one of the youngest president of a college or university in the United States.
A high energy executive who has an unbridled passion for his students and developin
Dr. Ramon Goings presents another edition of "Done Dissertation: Mindset Shifts to Finish Dissertation " at 12 noon ET... Glenn Best, Executive Director of the Black Entrepreneurs Hall of Fame, talks with Chestley Talley of Jarvis Christian College to discuss the Jarvis Christian College's Career Development Center. The Black Inventors Hall of Fame, led by Executive Director, James Howard, features a preview of the Black Wall Street's preview and the recipients honored for th
"This week on "It's Easy Son," Gerald Hector welcomes to the podcast Dr. Tashni-Ann Dubroy. Scholar, Administrator, Higher Education Thought Leader, and so much more, she shares her journey from childhood, to high school, to university, to entrepreneur, to corporate executive, to university president and now Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the prestigious Howard University. Her list of accomplishments are numerous and impressive, but more pointed is he
As we continue with the celebration of Women's Month, Gerald Hector welcomes to the podcast Dr. Kijana Nix. Listen in as she shares her journey growing up in Jamaica, transitioning to the United States and excelling in the field of pediatric medicine. What is impressive is her journey of academic excellence, highlighted by her love for serving others through medicine and wellness. If it is from seeing young people in a neighborhood backyard, or going on a mission trip to Afri
"This week, Gerald Hector welcomes to It's Easy Son, Mr. Wolde Harris. A soccer standout from his days in Jamaica at the primary/prepatory and secondary school levels, to his amazing college soccer exploits at Clemson University, and on to his professional career playing professional soccer for several MLS teams, and representing Jamaica at each age group. A 2017 Hall of Fame inductee student athlete at Clemson University, where he held or still holds several records, Mr. Har
#SmartSundays starting at 12 noon on @HBCUSmartTV and @HBCUiRadio !!!! @RamonGoings with Done Dissertation, "Three Mistakes to Avoid When Turnining Your Dissertation into a Publication". #GlennBest @EtuEvans "Black Excellence in Fashion Design" Dr. @elwoodrobinson with #FutureFocusNow with his conversation with Founding Chair and Computer Science Professor Dr. Elva Jones .@WSSURAMS @wsncradio @FaithWalking3 with Dr. Ella Bell, Author, Educator Dr. Trina Coleman throwback with
On this week's episode of It's Easy Son, the podcast. Educator, administrator, author, advisor, organizational behavior expert, and mentor to so many, she shares her journey from the Bronx in New York to the positions she holds today. The discussion includes an insightful reflection on her early childhood where she was "bussed" to attend school in more affluent neighborhoods and the challenges she had to overcome. Listen in as she shares some of her thoughts and insights fro
This week Gerald Hector welcomes to "It's Easy Son," eight time Mr. Olympia, Mr. Lee Haney. A man of deep faith, listen in as he discusses his early years growing up, his family, the birth of his love for the sport of body building, and his words of inspiration coming from humble beginnings in Spartanburg, South Carolina to excelling in a sport that requires steely determination and focus. Now a fitness and nutrition expert, it is rewarding to see that he is still focused on
"On this week's episode of "It's Easy Son," Gerald Hector welcomes to the podcast, Coach Andrew Price of Kingston, Jamaica. A standout sporting master from his early years where he played football (soccer), cricket, and is knowledgeable about every sport, their history, and their impact. An excellent administrator and Women's World Cup Coach, listen in as he shares his early years, his own sporting career, and his continuing work to change and shape the lives of young
This week Gerald Hector welcomes theologian, pastor, academician and scholar, Dr. Otis Moss Jr. to "It's Easy Son". Listen in as Dr. Moss shares stories and metaphors from his early years growing up, the influence of his family, church and community, his work in the civil rights movement of the 1960s, his love for Morehouse College and all HBCUs and his sense of where we are currently in terms of the work he was a part of so many years ago. The work must continue.
On this week's episode of "It's Easy Son" Gerald Hector welcomes to the podcast, Olympic and Track and Field legend, Dr. Edwin Moses. Listen in as Dr. Moses shares his journey from high school, and then on to the prestigious Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA, where he graduated with a degree in Physics. He would later earn an MBA from Pepperdine University. His love for scholarly focus, and how that shaped his well known discipline around running mechanics and diet comes to li