Dr. Keith Miller is the former president of Virginia State University, where he presided from 2010 to 2014. A consultant for leadership in Virginia, Dr. Keith Miller serves as an associate with the AASCU-Pension Center for Professional Development.
Dedicated to the advancement of higher education, the AASCU-Pension Center is comprised of former university and college administrators who work to help those currently in similar positions. Consultations are provided for those new to their positions, as well as for established professionals seeking additional guidance.
The center’s “Leadership Transition and Succession Management” service helps incoming and outgoing leaders have smooth transitions. The center defines a six-phase model for choosing new university leaders, including guidelines on preparing for the search, forming search committees, and conducting performance reviews.
The AASCU-Pension Center can also assist higher education leaders with academic planning and development. Consultants are there to help university leaders prepare students for a society that requires engaged citizens to have well-rounded educations.
Former president of Virginia State University, Dr. Keith Miller is also the president emeritus for Lock Haven University. During his 25 year career in academic administration, Dr. Keith Miller has been able to use the management and business skills that he has gained throughout his entrepreneurial background. Recently, Dr. Keith Miller was asked to judge an entrepreneurial competition sponsored by SCORE.
Founded over 50 years ago, SCORE is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to helping small businesses achieve their goals through education and a successful mentoring program. Through over 320 chapters, members offer services at low or no cost to those who need mentoring or business tools.
Each year, the organization hosts the SCORE Awards Gala, an event celebrating the success of American small businesses that demonstrate a unique vision within the small business community. Honors are awarded in categories such as the Diverse Small Business Award, the Outstanding Woman-Owned Small Business Award, and the American Manufacturing Small Business Award.
The 2015 SCORE Awards Gala was held on September 17, 2015, in Washington DC. Entrants were required to “Snap a Business Selfie” by answering key questions about their business. Winners were businesses that have been assisted by SCORE and exemplified how small businesses have made America a better place. All proceeds from the event support the SCORE Foundation.
Dr. Keith Miller, former president of Virginia State University, has over 25 years of experience in prestigious positions at major universities. During his time at Virginia State University, he oversaw university functions, capital building projects, fundraising efforts, as well as academic and extracurricular activities. One program that enjoyed major success during Dr. Keith Miller’s time at Virginia State University is VSU Cares, an annual mobile health and dental expo.
VSU Cares is an event that works to promote and demonstrate good health practices, while offering medical screenings and dental services. Representatives from several local and national agencies attend the event in order to promote career opportunities within the healthcare industry.
The 2nd VSU Cares took place in April a few years ago at the Daniel Gymnasium on the VSU campus. Numerous volunteers were on hand from the Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy to offer services to the community. In addition, dental screenings were available for children aged 1-12 years. Community members of all ages were in attendance.
Dr. Keith Miller is a former university president who currently resides in Virginia, teaching doctoral students at Virginia State University and serving as an educational consultant. Dr. Keith Miller’s accomplishments include his selection as the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond’s Black History Month speaker in February 2016.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, also known as the Richmond Fed, regularly selects speakers to discuss topics including economic conditions, banking issues, and payments services. The Richmond Fed generally selects speakers according to its audience’s requests and provides the talks as a free service to its community, the Fifth District, which consists of the District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and part of West Virginia.
Typical topics covered by Richmond Fed speakers include economic conditions both nationally and within the Fifth District as well as labor markets and state-local public finance development, among others. The Richmond Fed may also feature speakers within its Supervision, Regulation, and Credit departments to provide information to bankers on banking issues such as corporate governance and fraud. The Richmond Fed provides a form on its official website that allows community members to request specific speakers.
Dr. Keith Miller, a former university president, currently serves as an educational consultant with AASCU-Penson and teaches doctoral students at Virginia State University. Aside from his work at Virginia State, Dr. Keith Miller serves his community as an executive board member for the Richmond Boy Scouts, also known as the Boy Scouts of America’s Heart of Virginia Council.
Among the many programs offered by the Heart of Virginia Council is the Cub & Webelos Adventure Camp, located at the Heart of Virginia Scout Reservation in Maidens, Virginia. One of the camps offered at this location is the annual Tiger Rally, which is typically held in the fall. The Tiger Rally is an event that encourages new Tiger Scouts and their families to become familiar with the popular Adventure Camp, and it presents an opportunity to enjoy many of the camp’s offerings, which include rocket throwing, fishing, and BMX bikes, as well as special activities specific to the event such as a Tiger Parade and face painting.
This year’s Tiger Rally will take place on October 8, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event costs $8 per person and features activities designed for boys who are six years old or entering first grade, although older siblings are also invited to attend.