The Academic Prayer – An Inspirational Guide for College Success
It is an exciting time when students are accepted into college and begin their classes. But when they encounter challenges, what does it take to stay? The Academic Prayer provides the inspirational guidance that every student needs to help them graduate from college. Common and unique challenges blended with inspirational commentary and prayers are included in The Academic Prayer.
It was designed to help all types of students deal with their issues, persist, and ultimately graduate. Some of the topics include: money management, understanding college transcripts, culture shock, diversity, abusive relationships, professors, distance learning, academic honesty, campus living and safety, depression, and navigating through administrative challenges.
The wisdom and advice provided will also help adult learners which can build their confidence, help them adjust to college life, and fulfill their dream of earning their diploma. Many books are available to help students learn how to get into college, but The Academic Prayer is uniquely designed with inspirational advice and strategies to help keep students from dropping out, and help them graduate with confidence.
About LaTonya Branham (Dayton, Ohio Author)
LaTonya M. Branham is a native of Dayton, Ohio. She is the author and editor of CultureSeek: Connecting to African and African American History (1st edition, 2006 and 2nd edition, 2009), Spirit Seek (2007), and The Academic Prayer (2013). She is also a two-time contributing writer to Chicken Soup for the Soul series: Devotional Stories for Women (2009) and Here Comes the Bride (2012). LaTonya earned a Master of Arts degree from Antioch University McGregor and a Bachelor of Science degree from Wilberforce University. She is a Leadership and Change PhD candidate at Antioch University. Her research focuses on adult learners in higher education.
LaTonya is the founder and CEO of Reader2Leader Foundation, and Branham Consulting. She is one of three co-founders of the Dayton Book Expo. In fall 2017, LaTonya received a Trailblazer Excellence in Arts Advocacy Award. She also serves as a college administrator and assistant professor. LaTonya and her husband currently serve in community outreach (First Fruits), literacy, and youth initiatives. Reading and sharing books, and serving as a College Success Coach is an important mission in her life.