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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Dr. Alicia B. Harvey-Smith is a nationally recognized educator, author, poet, speaker and consultant. She is president of A. B. Harvey-Smith Educational Consulting and Presentations and has served successfully as dean and vice president in the community college arena.
She has authored several published works including: Partnering for Success: How to Build Strong Internal Collaborations in Higher Education (LRP Publications); The Seventh Learning College Principle: A Framework for Transformational Change (National Association of Student Personnel Administrators); and Getting Real: Proven Strategies for Student Survival and Academic Success (Duncan & Duncan) and is the originator of the Seventh Learning College Principle, a philosophy and approach to cultural transformation which has been adopted into practice by two-and four-year colleges and universities.
Dr. Harvey-Smith has received many honors and is the recipient of the 2011 Living Women History Makers Award from the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc.
This dynamic writer and leader soon will release the much anticipated: CARE - Essential Leadership Standards for Unlocking The Authentic Leader Within.
Dr. Harvey-Smith earned a Ph.D. in counseling and personnel services with a concentration in retention in higher education from the University of Maryland, College Park; Masters of Science degree in guidance and counseling from The Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelors of Science degree in business administration from Morgan State University. Dr. Harvey-Smith and her husband, Donald of 28 years, reside in Maryland.
Eclectic Insights Part 1
A Composition of Poetry and Essays On Varying Thoughts and Differing Opinions
Alicia B. Harvey-Smith Ph.D.
Eclectic Insights brings a delightful and fresh view to the realm of poetry. In Dr. Harvey-Smith's, debut poetry writings, her authentic persona of care for mankind and pure honesty shines through in careful word craft as her interpretations of life are unpeeled; layer by layer, page by page.
Her poems give a deep, introspective view of the many stages of life. For example, the poem, "Finding Your Song" ignites readers in their quest to seek balance in an unbalanced world, while stepping with purpose to the beat of their own drum.
To read this compilation of poetry, is to meet the author herself. Her innate talent of translating thought into vision brings her words to life-thusly, engaging the reader in an up-close and personal way. From celebrity tributes, writings of pure bliss, to unraveling questions of human uncertainty, readers are challenged to live on purpose. She unveils life's moments with ease and takes readers on a personal literary journey of eclectic insights.
Her heart-felt writings have touched me, and evoke emotions that can strike a chord with all readers from every corner and walk of life. In a confusing world, Dr. Alicia Harvey-Smith's poetry collection is inspiring and healing.
- Publication Date:
- 147757753X / 9781477577530
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Poetry / General