Education Online Services Corp., Coral Springs
VP of Marketing,
954-509-0221 ext 206
(BLACKPRWIRE)(April 1, 2009) CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Education Online Services Corp. (EOServe Corp) today announced that Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. has been named President of the company. Dr. Chavis, a civil rights leader and longtime public advocate of equal opportunity and educational empowerment, will lead a world-class team of online higher education professionals at EOServe Corp.
"Dr. Chavis is clearly one of the great leaders of our time," said EOServe Chairman Ezell Brown. "His lifetime career, experience and dedication on behalf of educational opportunities and empowerment for diverse communities across our nation uniquely qualifies him for this position. We are honored to welcome him to EOServe Corp."
Dr. Chavis will continue his leadership in education and equal opportunity causes through this platform, and help EOSERVE develop and implement online curriculum infrastructure, student recruitment, enrollment and retention on behalf of Historical Black Colleges and other diverse institutions of higher learning.
"EOSERVE Corp has already made tremendous strides in developing this unique, comprehensive educational platform that makes it possible for institutions of higher learning to develop a full online platform and presence for their students, institutions and communities, said Dr. Chavis. I look forward to being a part of the EOServe Corp team and bringing these much needed services to our educational partner institutions. We have a 21st Century business model and a global reach that will help our educational partners maximize higher education online.
Dr. Chavis is the Co-Founder and President and of the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network (HSAN), currently the largest worldwide coalition of hip-hop artists and recording industry executives that serve as a catalyst for education advocacy and youth empowerment. During his tenure, Dr. Chavis has organized educational summits across the United States and Canada.
From 1996-2001, he was the President and CEO of the National African American Leadership Summit. In 1995, Dr. Chavis was the National Executive Director for the Million Man March. From 1993-1994, Dr. Chavis was the Executive Director and CEO for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). From 1985-1992, Dr. Chavis was CEO of the 1.6 million member United Church of Christ Commission for Racial Justice.
Dr. Chavis has delivered numerous academic lectures at such institutions as Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Princeton, Columbia, Howard, Duke, Southern and many others. He has also authored several books in addition to numerous published articles and columns.
Dr. Chavis received a BA from University of North Carolina in Chemistry, a Masters of Divinity from Duke University, and a Doctor of Ministry from Howard University and has completed course requirements for a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology from Union Theological Seminary.
About Education Online Services Corp.: www.educationonlineservices.com
The mission of Education Online Services Corp. is to help colleges and universities maximize online higher education. The company is committed to helping Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs) and other higher education institutions that serve diverse students and communities with a wide range of state-of-the-art online education services. We assist our partner schools to develop and deliver a full service online curriculum, structure their back-end administrative functions, implement recruitment and enrollment marketing plans and support students with securing financial aid as well as retention services.
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