USC Welcomes new President, Dr. Colwick M. Wilson
06 Jul 2021 | USC IMC and CARU Communications
The University of the Southern Caribbean welcomes Dr Colwick M. Wilson as he assumes the role of the institution’s 29th President today July 01, 2021. A seasoned leader, Dr Wilson begins his presidency with many years of academic and higher education administrative experience.
Having served as Provost and Senior Vice President at Oakwood University since 2017, Dr Wilson is excited for the opportunity to now lead his alma mater through this unparalleled time in higher education.
Dr Wilson’s background as an academic, published researcher, and administrator – as well as his commitment to advancing USC’s philosophy of holistic development – will serve the University well into its 95th anniversary of transformative education delivery. A search of academic papers indicates the Dr. Wilson has published extensively including topics such as:
- Culture, black men, and prostate cancer: what is reality? in Journal of Cancer Control
- Religious Coping and Glycemic Control in Couples with Type 2 Diabetes in the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy.
- Physician consultations, prostate cancer knowledge, and PSA screening of African American men in the era of shared decision-making in the American Journal of men's health
In his last address to the University's staff and faculty, outgoing president Dr Hillary Bowman welcomed Dr Wilson and invited him to address the University family. Dr Wilson is described 'as a visionary, innovative, and collaborative leader with an affable personality.
The University of the Southern Caribbean welcomes Dr Colwick M. Wilson, his wife Dr Deleise Wilson and daughters Chidinma and Corliss as we work together to take our beloved USC even further “Beyond Excellence”!