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HEOP Director Nominated as NYC Region Representative

  • Harmony Cross, Director of HEOP
HEOP Director Harmony Cross was recently nominated to serve as the New York City Regional Representative for the Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) Professional Organization.

The purpose of the HEOP Professional Organization, Inc is (a) to promote and enhance equal educational opportunity for all persons; (b) to serve effectively the needs and interests of educationally and economically deprived students; (c) to foster the association, professional development, recognition, and effectiveness of Higher Education Opportunity Program personnel and others concerned with the education and welfare of deprived students; and (d) to advance the body of knowledge and thought related to extending educational opportunity to those who have been historically deprived and oppressed.

Cross is one of eight regional representatives. In addition, Cross is a member of the College Success Network (CSN) through the College Access Consortium of New York (CACNY). Cross is also scheduled to present at future conferences on retention practices for students of opportunity programs.