Dr. Stephen Jones
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About Me
Dr. Stephen Jones is an outstanding educator who has spent his career helping economically disadvantaged students to succeed in college. Dr. Jones received his Bachelors Degree in Community Psychology from Widener University, Masters in Education from Howard University, Masters in Business Administration from Philadelphia University, and a Doctorate in Education from Widener University. He has been instrumental in helping thousands of students to realize their dream to earn a degree.

For twenty-six years, Dr. Jones has delivered presentations on numerous topics including how to study, leadership, effective communication, and innovative management practices. He is the author of three books one is titled “Seven Secrets of How to Study” and the second is the “Parent’s Ultimate Education Guide” and the third is titled the “Ultimate Scholarship Guide.” The books provide an easy understanding of the seven pillars that are essential to learning in K12 schools and college. After twenty five years of working in higher education, he decided to create a tool to help K12 students to achieve their goal to graduate. Working with students has enabled Dr. Jones to have a complete understanding of the challenges they are facing.

Dr. Jones is currently Associate Dean of Students and Strategic Planning at Villanova University and CEO of SAJ Publishing. For thirteen years he worked at Drexel University as Director of the SUCCESS/ACT101 program. He has received numerous awards for his dedication to students. Some of his awards include Distinguished Toast Master, Toastmasters District Award Winner, National Society of Black Engineers Award and Black Engineer of the Year Award. The Drexel University chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers recently named an award after him to acknowledge his efforts. The award is titled the Dr. Stephen Jones Award for Academic Excellence. It is presented to a student who has demonstrated academic excellence throughout their enrollment.

Dr. Stephen Jones has dedicated his life to diminishing the academic gap that prevents students from achieving their dreams. Within a span of twenty years he has used his understanding of students to help each of them to reach their full potential. He has reshaped the landscape for students whose families lack the financial resources for their students to remain in college. He has broken the barriers that have limited the intellectual capacity of America’s future workforce.

Dr. Stephen Jones's Blog

Back to School How to Get an A+

Posted on September 4, 2010 at 9:04am 0 Comments

Do you want to earn excellent grades in every one of your courses? Join this conversation to get study skills tips that will help you to earn A+ grades. This is for students of all ages. Call 323-417-0075 code 878084. It will occur on Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. Get your questions answered right after Dr. Jones presents helpful tips. Please confirm your participation at stephenjoness@rcn.com.

A Map to Your Future Education

Posted on August 25, 2010 at 10:00am 1 Comment

Believe it or not September 1, 2010 is almost here. So how are you mapping your plan for a successful 2010? Have you written down at least 10 goals you want to accomplish? What are the top three goals on your list? September is a great time to write down your goals. You can develop a road map that helps you to strategize the actions you will take right away. Don’t stick with the same old plan that did not work before. It’s better to forget the things that are behind and to pursue a higher… Continue

Seven Secrets of How to Study

Posted on August 19, 2010 at 4:33pm 1 Comment

According to Indiana University the average American student only studies 3 hours each week. That amounts to 20 minutes a day. A total of 60,000 students responded to this study skills survey. Each year thousands of students enter college thinking they can use high school study habits and easily sail through a college degree. They have a rude awaking when they discover success in college requires a minimum of three to five hours studying each day. Some students say studying the night before… Continue

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