Robinson and Smith Appointed


President Richardson has formally announced the appointments of Ms. Shonta L. Robinson as Chief Accountant and Dr. Edward G. Smith as Professor of Biology.

A graduate of the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Owner Managed Management, Robinson also obtained the MBA degree from Webster University and a master’s in accounting from Strayer University.  Before her appointment at Morris College, she was employed for over ten years with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Columbia.

Smith, the first African American to receive a Ph.D. from Eastern Virginia Medical School, received his training in Biomedical Science (Cardiovascular Physiology, Hypertension).  He completed postdoctoral training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Neurobiology.  Prior to joining the Morris College Family, Dr. Smith was Vice President of Research and Sponsored Programs and Dean of the Division of Math and Science at Martin University.  Before that he served as Chairman of the Biology and Chemistry Department at Livingstone College.