A Rising Leader
Maurice West II ’07
Majored in psychology
Director of Career Services, Rockford University in Rockford, Ill.
 
In this position, Maurice West assists current students and alumni in their career development by creating and offering workshops, administering career assessments, performing resume and cover letter reviews, facilitating mock interviews, assisting with job searches, and organizing speed networking and career fair events. West has built relationships with employers to offer students both internships and full-time job opportunities.

In 2012 he was honored by the Booker Washington Community Center when they named him one of the 25 Black Leaders to Watch in the Rockford area.

The list of 25 included five categories – Young Leaders, Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs, Civic and Community Movers and Shakers, Leading Black Men, and Women to Watch. West was selected as one of five Young Leaders to watch.

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