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Eric Schumacher, Ph.D., Director, Cheyney Honors Academy
eschumacher@cheyney.edu
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Dr. Eric Schumacher

 

Dr. Eric Schumacher is a professor of Philosophy and Liberal Studies and is the Director of the Cheyney University Honors Academy. Dr. Schumacher has taught at Cheyney University for over 20 years. He teaches courses that span across all areas of Western Philosophy, but Dr. Schumacher specializes in Ancient Greek Philosophy and 20th Century Phenomenology. He has presented original research at many conferences in this country and in Europe. Dr. Schumacher has published articles on such philosophers as Empedocles, Aristotle, and Heidegger. His book Aristotle on the Nature of Analogy was published in 2018 by Lexington Books and received international endorsement.

Dr. Schumacher brings many years of Cheyney experience to the Directorship of the Honors Academy. He has served on just about every faculty committee on campus, revised the entire Liberal Studies degree program, won academic grants, served on doctoral dissertation committees, and, what he is most proud of, mentored his former students and advisees as they have gone on to earn the Doctoral degree.

Curtis Word
Curtis Word is the Program Coordinator for the Cheyney University Honors Program in which he coordinates and organizes events and activities for members of the academy. He also advises and assists students with their academic needs and helps them with applying for internships and conference opportunities in their field of study. Curtis has a passion for seeing students succeed not only in their academic journey but also in areas of leadership, social engagement, and community service. Curtis serves as the coach/advisor for the Honda Campus All-Star Team, the Battle of the Brains Team and the Black College Quiz challenge. He also works with other campus organizations as their advisor, as well as works with other departments on campus.

Curtis holds a bachelor’s degree in Social Relations with a concentration in Criminal Justice from Cheyney University, where he graduated with honors in December of 2002. He is currently working towards completing his Master in Divinity with a certification in Counseling from Missio Seminary.

 

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