Dr. Sharman Pride-McRae, Program Director for USF Upward Bound, talks about the "field trips" to other universities and colleges around the state the class took during the summer session.
Dr. Sharman Pride-McRae says, in addition to the six-week summer session on campus, Upward Bound students return to USF every Saturday during the school year for extra help.
Dr. Sharman Pride-McRae talks about her father, Dr. Richard Pride, Sr., who led USF's Upward Bound Program from 1969 to 1996. Dr. Pride-McRae's mother, Eva "Evie" Pride was the first African-American faculty member at USF when she was hired as an assistant professor and reading clinician in 1966. Dr. Pride-McRae has worked at USF since 1983.
Dr. Sharman Pride-McRae, Program Director, USF Upward Bound Program
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