Sharon J. Pierce, Ed.D.

How Community Colleges Are Making a Difference for the Underserved
Thursday, May 25, 2017 | 9:45 am - 10:45 am

Sharon J. Pierce, Ed.D., president of Minneapolis Community and Technical College, has been dedicated to urban education and the mission of community and technical colleges throughout her career. Prior to becoming president, she served Howard Community College (Md.) as the vice president for academic affairs, chair (dean) of the Health Sciences Division, and director of the nursing education program. Dr. Pierce is a professor of nursing and member of Sigma Theta Tau, International Nursing Honor Society. She holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s from the University of Maryland School of Nursing and a doctorate from Morgan State University (Md.).