Tiffanie Lewis graduated from Penn State in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and psychology. As a student, she participated in the Black Caucus chairing the Sankofa Committee and eventually becoming the group’s president in 2003.
Additionally, she was a director for the campus production of the Vagina Monologues and an active member of the Caribbean Student Association.
Lewis returned to New York after graduation, dedicating herself to youth involvement and advocacy. She worked for several years in high schools around New York City and traveled internationally with students to former conflict zones for cross-cultural dialogue on world peace.
Originally from Brooklyn, NY, Lewis has since returned to Penn State to enroll in a doctoral program in Educational Theory and Policy. Her research interests are educational policy and school reform.
Choosing Penn State
The First Year On Campus
Remembering “The Village”
Lessons Learned From “The Village”
Becoming President of the Black Caucus
Remembering September 11th
Gaining Freedom, Growing Up
Learning About Penn State Black History
The Importance of Knowing History
Learning About Yourself