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Feb
24

Pillar College celebrates Black History Month – Featuring

Fr. Samuel Davis was born to Panamanian immigrants, in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Somerset, NJ. Fr. Samuel serves as the Acting Rector at St. Simon of Cyrene Orthodox Mission in New Brunswick, NJ. “Sadly, racism and discrimination are facts of life for many Black Americans. What makes me proud of being an alumni of […]

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Feb
20

Pillar College celebrates Black History Month – Featuring

Dr. Duncan is a Licensed Professor Counselor (LPC), Certified Substance Abuse and Addictions Counselor and Certified Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS). Dr. Duncan’s areas of specialization are Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Substance Use Disorder Counseling and Clinical Supervision/Mentoring. In addition, Dr. Duncan has presented at various national and international conferences and […]

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Feb
17

Pillar College celebrates Black History Month – Featuring

Sherrie-Lynn Lilley is a playwright, life coach, mentor, speaker, minister and mother of 5 beautiful children. She is the founder of Inspire Bermuda, a charity that advocates for persons living with disabilities in her island home, and she is also the founder and owner of HEAL (Healing Emotions Affirming Life) Creative Solutions LLC.. Sherrie is […]

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Feb
13

Pillar College celebrates Black History Month – Featuring

Dr. Ralph Grant has been successfully married for 58 years, educating three children at HBCU’s and serving the city of Newark for 25 years. He served on the Board of Trustees for Shaw University, his undergraduate alma mater, and was cited by Shaw for recruiting over 2400 students over a 13 year span. “Pillar College […]

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Feb
10

Pillar College celebrates Black History Month – Featuring

Joyce E. Watterman has been married for over 40 years and has 3 children and 3 grandchildren. She is a graduate from Somerset Christian College (Pillar College) with a BA in Organizational Leadership and an AA in Biblical Studies. Joyce was elected into political office in 2013 and became the first African American woman Council […]

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Feb
10

Pillar College celebrates Black History Month – Featuring

Dr. Brian Rawls is a native of Newark, NJ. He was born into a household of psalmists and preachers and church planters. Having overcome many of the challenges of inner-city life, he emerged as a husband, father, pastor and educator. “Pillar College represents the Christian worldview penetrating society. With its many programs, the college demonstrates […]

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Jan
31

In a Class all By Herself

“It isn’t by your size that you win or fail.” Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke these words to a group of students at Barratt Junior High School in Philadelphia in 1967, six months before he was assassinated. His words reverberate with the bravery of a pint size black girl from Louisiana who fueled the fight […]

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Oct
07

‘Move the Chains’ Leadership Conference

‘Move the Chains’ Leadership Conference Features Former NY Giants Super Bowl Champ, Pillar College President, and Legacy Minded Men Founder Pillar College, headquartered in Newark, NJ, will host a conference entitled, “Move The Chains: Winning Principles to Advance Your Leadership Potential in the Game Of Life.” The conference will be held on Thursday, November 14, […]

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Jul
24

The Devil Made Me Do It  

Article By Dr. David E. Schroeder It’s a joke, right? The idea that the devil made me do? It is usually used as a somewhat humorous excuse nobody really believes, but it’s a good way to trivialize our miscues. Even people who don’t believe in a real devil may use that phrase. But hardly anyone […]

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May
29

Spotlight on Pillar College’s 2019 Class Valedictorian

Michael Salardino Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Counseling LEAD Program at the Somerset Campus  What I loved about my experience at Pillar college… As a Psychology and Counseling student in the LEAD program, I have especially enjoyed the classroom dynamics. These included round-table discussions, peer interactions which presented the opportunity for “iron to sharpen […]

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