Vanderbilt Doctoral Student Wins National Award
Woodrow “Woody” Lucas was one of only two recipients of a Ph.D. Trailblazer Award for 2009 from the National Black MBA Association.
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Nov 19, 2009
Woodrow “Woody” Lucas, a doctoral student at Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management, was one of only two recipients of a Ph.D. Trailblazer Award for 2009 from the National Black MBA Association at the annual meeting in New Orleans.
Lucas received a joint MBA and master of theological studies degree from Vanderbilt in 2007 prior to pursuing his Ph.D. in management at Owen. Lucas grew up in New Jersey, graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in mathematical methods and social sciences and worked as a minister and math tutor with at-risk children through the Urban League following graduation.
He has also conducted health services research at the University of Nebraska medical center and is the author of two books, A Book of Rhythm (Publish America) and Insane Joy (Publish America).
Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management is ranked as a top institution by BusinessWeek, the Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times and Forbes. For more information about Owen, visit www.owen.vanderbilt.edu.