TCNAA Alumnus of the Year
Doris Carolyn Griffith Bridgeman ’69, is a lifelong, active member of Cade Chapel M.B. Church and has been employed by Tougaloo College as Director of Alumni Relations, Executive Director of the National Alumni Association and serves as advisor to the Pre-Alumni Council for the past 13 years. She began her first tour of duty in 1973 in the Tougaloo College Development Office and served as Office Manager and Assistant to the Director, respectively. Prior to returning to Tougaloo College, after 28 years, Doris served as Director of Youth Programs and Volunteer Services for United Way of the Capital Area for 23 years, where she involved youth and adults in community service and service-learning activities on a year-round basis. During her tenure, she developed youth programs that have been replicated in other United Ways across the country and in South Africa. Since 1983, she has worked with faculty, staff and students of Tougaloo College to engage them in Service Learning and Volunteer Services.
With a commitment to servant-leadership, Doris has affiliations with several community organizations and continues to facilitate various workshops and serve as speaker for many churches, schools and community organizations.