Alumni Spotlight – Dr. LaTonia Collins Smith ’14

Dr. LaTonia Collins Smith ’14, a graduate of our Higher Education Leadership program, is the 21st President of Harris-Stowe State University, and is the first African-American female president of the university. Harris-Stowe is the only Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in the St. Louis region. Watch the video below to learn more about Dr. Collins Smith and her time at Maryville, and how she leverages her experience in social work and public health at Harris-Stowe.


And enjoy this episode of the Maryville StoryCast, our storytelling podcast, featuring Dr. Collins Smith.


We invite you to visit our Maryville School of Education page to learn more about our various programs.

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