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Toya Corbett

Toya Corbett is the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at North Carolina Central University. She is responsible for promoting and upholding the values of civility, personal integrity, and academic excellence by providing resources, advocacy, and crisis management for all students. Toya also provides executive level leadership for the Career and Professional Services Center, Diversity & Inclusion, LGBTA Center, the Women’s Center, Men’s Achievement Center, Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards, Campus Ministries, Case Manager and Student Advocacy office.

As a trained historian, scholar and student affairs professional, Toya has spoken at numerous conferences, workshops and seminars. Additionally, she has curated historical exhibits and published a book titled, The Morgan State University Women: The First Sixty Years, 1934-1994. Toya is also an entrepreneur who conducts dining etiquette training as “The Etiquette Doctor” and she owns a t-shirt company called Black Genius Apparel, LLC. Black Genius Apparel’s mission is to eradicate discriminatory and mythical philosophies concerning African American’s mental aptitude, while empowering, inspiring, and affirming Blackness, Black-thought, Black pride and the fortitude of a Black Genius. Toya is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. where she has served on the International Board of Directors and several national committees.

After completing a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Toya earned a M.A. in African American Studies and a Ph.D. in History, both from Morgan State University.