Dr. Christopher Pugh is a graduate of the Ed.D. Curriculum Studies program at Georgia Southern University. He was born and raised in Atlanta, GA and attended school in Dekalb County where he graduated from Cedar Grove HighSchool. In 2006, Dr. Pugh graduated from Georgia Southern University with a degree in Broadcasting and Production. Later on he also obtained his Master’s in Counselor Education in 2008. During his time at Georgia Southern, Dr. Pugh served as the Assistant Director of the Multicultural Student Center from 2008 to 2015 while being the coordinator and adviser to the Minority Advisement Program, Student African American Brotherhood, and the Pathways to Success program. In addition, he also served as adviser for over 8 collegiate student organizations.
Dr. Pugh’s experience in diversity training, teaching, and mentoring has assisted him in his development as an educator and an advocate for people. He has a strong passion for learning how to become a better person on a daily basis. Some of his strengths include, but are not limited to, advising, mentoring, programming, public speaking, conference planning, teaching, and personal development training. Some of his interests consists of public speaking, youth mentoring, radio hosting, and performing comedy. Dr. Pugh is also interested in research that creates solutions for issues that people face in various communities. Specifically, Dr. Pugh is interested in teaching how to overcome mistreatment in an academic setting.
The Manhood Mindset founder wishes to achieve goals that includes succeeding as an educational consultant, professor, radio personality, talk show host, author, public speaker, and community advocate. Dr. Pugh is preparing to finish his first book in 2020 and develop strategies for students who are facing barriers within school systems. He is a public speaker and entertainer that emphasizes the importance of self-worth and purpose while making an impact in every situation life gives us.
“If you chase your purpose, your profession will present itself.”Dr. Marion Christopher Pugh