2017 Beech Outstanding Alumni Award for Overall Achievement
Cassandra D. Caldwell ’93
Higher Education Practice Leader, The Kaleidoscope Group
Dr. Cassandra D. Caldwell is an internationally renowned corporate executive, faculty member, consultant, entrepreneur, author, and scholar. She has been featured in: Black Enterprise Magazine, Profiles in Diversity Journal, HBCU Connect Magazine, INSIGHT into Diversity Magazine and The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education.
Dr. Caldwell is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Maryland, Walden University, and Nova Southeastern University. She is also an appointed advisor to the US Census National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic and Other Populations.
She is a graduate of the Harvard Business School Executive Education Program in Corporate Social Responsibility. Dr. Caldwell earned a Ph.D. in human and community resource development from The Ohio State University; a M.P.A. in public administration from North Carolina Central University; and a B.A. in speech communication from The University of North Carolina. She has been a visiting scholar in Ghana, South Africa, England and Swaziland.
Her community service involvement includes volunteering with: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., UNC Alumni Admissions Program, UNC General Alumni Association, Special Olympics, Girls on the Run, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Habitat for Humanity and Summit House Raleigh.
An official citation will be posted after the Light on the Hill Society Scholarship Awards Gala on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017.