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Spring 2022 Breaking Barriers Recipients


Dr. Stacy Jones

Stacy L. Jones, Ed. D. is currently the Dean of Students/Assistant Vice President at The University of Alabama. Dr. Jones has been a devoted Student Affairs practitioner at the University of Alabama for more than 28 years. At UA she serves as the Interim Dean of Students and an Adjunct Faculty member who has taught classes on Freshman Experience, Leadership & Social Justice, as well as the History of Black Greek Organizations at UA. With the March of Dimes she serves as the 2022 Chair of the Tuscaloosa March for Babies, as well as, member of the March of Dimes Alabama Market Board . Additionally, she serves the community both locally and nationally as a motivational speaker, an educational consultant, the former national secretary for the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) Board of Directors, the immediate past National Vice President of NPHC, NPHC Coordinator for National Institute of Health's All of Us Initiative, and is an active compassionate community servant. She has received numerous honors and awards for hard work and dedication. Last but certainly not least, Dr. Jones is a dedicated member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. for more than 34 years. As a member she serves the sorority on local, state, and regional levels.


Leecora Rodgers

Leecora Rodgers, from Montgomery, Alabama, is a student at the University of Alabama majoring in Public Health with a minor in Addiction and Recovery Studies. She is currently dualled enrolled in undergraduate and graduate level classes through the Accelerated Master's Program. While being a student is Leecora’s top priority, she is also a Prevention Education and Outreach Intern at Five Horizons Health Services. During her time at the University, she has had the pleasure to serve in many leadership roles. Roles varying from FYE Navigator, Peer Leader, Black Faculty and Staff Association Ambassador, Lucy’s Legacy Mentor, University Stewards, and President and Vice President of the National Pan-Hellenic Council. As Vice President of the National Pan-Hellenic Council, Leecora had the opportunity to serve as the Homecoming Step Show Director. Under her leadership, her team sold 2,400+ tickets, the highest in step show history. Leecora is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, and is the first member of her sorority to serve as the National Pan-Hellenic Council President. Upon graduation in May, Leecora will continue her education and receive her Master’s in Public Health from the University of Alabama

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