Bennett College maintains strong academic programs. Degrees from Bennett result in impactful careers and graduate school acceptance. Additionally, Bennett has a rich legacy of producing outstanding African-American women who become leaders in various fields throughout the state, the nation and the world. The Deputy Minority Leader in the North Carolina Legislature is a Bennett Belle. The first African-American mayor in the city of Greensboro is a Bennett graduate. The first woman and first African-American to serve as director of the U.S. Peace Corps is a Belle. The first African-American District Attorney in North Carolina is a Bennett graduate. The first African-American woman licensed surgeon in the south is a Belle. Moreover, the first African-American woman to become president of a four-year institution was Dr. Willa B. Player, who served as Bennett’s President from 1955 to 1966.
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