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Dr. Tuajuanda Jordan is St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s (SMCM) seventh president.  President of Maryland’s only public honors college and the first of its kind in the nation. 


President Jordan has been widely recognized for her contributions to higher education and the larger community. Recently, she was named one of the Top 25 Women in Higher Education by the national magazine, Diverse Issues in Higher Education. In addition to serving on numerous national panels and boards, she was recognized as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2018), Black Leader in Education by the AFRO (2017), was named as one of Fisk University’s Talented Tenth (2016), Purdue University’s Distinguished Women Scholars (2015-16), and as an Influential Marylander by the Daily Record (2015). She received the Torchbearer Award (2014) from the National Coalition of Black Women, Baltimore Metropolitan Chapter, was inducted (2015) into the Zeta Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest academic honor society, was awarded the Education Excellence award by the Southern Maryland Minority Chamber of Commerce (2018), and received the inaugural CEO’s Excellence Award from the Prince George’s County Public Schools Foundation (2019). Read more



Mr. Nathaniel Scroggins retired from the US Navy with the rank of Chief Warrant Officer. Mr. Scroggins is the Treasurer of UCAC, Technical Assistance (MOTA) representative for the Department of Mental Health and Health Disparities (MHHD and the Director for the Minority Outreach Coalition of St. Mary’s County.


Clarissa Stripling is Secretary of UCAC and on the Board of Directors and also a member of the Juneteenth Committee.


Cornelius Stripling is a member of the Juneteenth Committee.


Michael Brown is President of UCAC and chairman of the Juneteenth Committee.


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