Dr. Doreen Loury is currently Director of the Gateway/ACT 101 Program at Arcadia University in Glenside, Pennsylvania which is a state EEO (Equal Education Opportunity) program designed to provide access and support to socially and academically disadvantaged students attending college. Dr. Loury is also a professor is the Department of Sociology/Anthropology/Criminal Justice at Aracadia where she developed the university’s African American studies curriculum and is currently developing a minor in Africana Studies. Dr. Loury is the 2010 recipient of the prestigious Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching and is the first African American to receive the award at Arcardia University.
Dr. Loury is the Founder and Executive Director of the nationally recognized Black Male Development Symposium. The symposium during its six years has been held annually at Arcadia University’s campus and has offered workshops and speakers to over 4000 students, parents, community leaders, and practioners in the tri-state and beyond.