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Reshaud Rich

State Council of Higher Education for Virginia,
Regional Manager for GEAR UP

Reshaud Rich is employed at the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia as a Regional Manager for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs.  His professional experience in college access includes three summers as Peer-Tutor Counselor for a TRiO Upward Bound Program and two years with the Virginia College Advising Corps.  He approaches creating a college-going culture within his region from the lens of equity and family engagement.  Reshaud's interests include promoting continuous learning and intellectual growth among those that devalue a post-secondary education.  

As a high school student, Reshaud was a recipient of ACCESS College Foundation's services and a student of his local Upward Bound.  Reshaud earned a bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of Virginia, a post-baccalaureate in business administration from Virginia Commonwealth University, and a master's in educational leadership and foundations from Old Dominion University.