HBCU Queens Menu

HBCU Queens
View Latest Posts
View Subscriptions
Posting Instructions

Active Bloggers

Will Moss Will Moss
Hampton University class of 1995
Central State University class of 1995
Reggie Culpepper Reggie Culpepper
Clark Atlanta University class of 1998
Kamal Imani Kamal Imani
class of
Joel Savage Joel Savage
class of 1993
Dixie Somers Dixie Somers
Other College... class of 2004
Anica Oaks Anica Oaks
class of 2012
Beverly Johnson Beverly Johnson
class of

Corinne Vaughn, Miss Southern Univ and A&M College

Posted By: Elynor Moss on January 18, 2017

Hometown: Campti, Louisiana

Year in School: Senior

Major/Minor: Political Science

Expected Graduation: 2016

Extracurricular Activities: I am a student of the Dolores Richard Spikes Honors College here on campus, maintaining honors standing since my Freshman year. Thus, I am a member of the Honors Student Association, which focuses on promoting high academic standards for its students as well as encouraging campus involvement for its members. I serve as the 86th Miss Southern University and A&M College, focusing on service to the community as well as on campus involvement. My court and I hold hygiene drives, teddy bear drives for Our Lady of The Lake Children's Hospital, as well as speaking engagements for surrounding high school students, focusing on encouraging young ladies, in particular, to find their place in the ""Queendom"" and always understand their worth. I am a member of Think Smart, Be Safe ****/**** Advocacy and Awareness Organization, previously serving as its Treasurer. We are an on campus group that offers free testing to our students and sometimes, to the members of our community. Our main function is to promote safe **** practices on campus, but to also bury the stigma surrounding ****/****. I am a dedicated member of the Black History Club, previously serving as its President. Our main function is to work with the Southern University Pre-Law Society (in conjunction with the Southern University Law Center), the Political Science Association, and the Criminal Justice Club to host events that bridge the gap between our Black community and law enforcement as well as hosting on campus awareness marches for social change surrounding issues that plague our community. I am a Spring 2014 initiate of the Kappa Kappa Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity, performing across the community, promoting music and service through the arts and passing on its enjoyment.

Leisure Activities: I involve myself in various Open Mic events and talent showcases.

Anytime I get the chance to display my poetry and/or vocal talents, I do so. I love to volunteer at the Head Start programs in my hometown of Campti, Louisiana. I also love to hang our with friends. We cook, play spades, and kick back with some nice music, which is our getaway from our every day trails.

Career Goals: I will ultimately attend law school where I will focus majorly on Civil Rights. I plan on traveling the world and promoting equity and fairness, starting right here in Louisiana. As I have experienced, we can draw an outline for our lives, but our lives may not want to follow that path. Therefore, I will take my experiences as they present themselves.

What is your most memorable contribution as a Campus Queen?: On September 24, 2016 I experienced a situation which changed my life completely. I have always made myself aware of injustices surrounding people of color and assaults pertaining to women, but on this particular day, I become a **** of **** ****. I did not want to allow my experience to be just that: a negative experience. Therefore, I hosted self-defense classes in collaboration with the police department and boxing instructors on my campus. After bringing together several students on Southern University campus and working with DaEdge One Productions, we were able to crete an awareness video that will touch the lives of many people. My team and I hosted multiple **** **** awareness meetings where young ladies were able to share their stories and finally find peace in their storms. For me, my case is under ****, but I found my "exhale," so to speak. Life was given to my purpose as a campus Queen. I FEEL every word I speak quite differently, now. I feel as though God has put me in a place where I am not only imparting encouragement, but I am able to give life and hope, which is what I am doing.

Read more at EBONY http://www.ebony.com/contestants/corinne-v...
Follow us: @EbonyMag on Twitter | EbonyMag on Facebook
If you enjoyed this article, Join HBCU CONNECT today for similar content and opportunities via email!

Corinne Vaughn, Miss Southern Univ and A&M College

Please Login To Post Comments...

More From This Author
Accept your invitation to become a new hire at an Employer in your field of expertise!
#FAMUConnect: Who do you know from FAMU? We introduce you to Mr. Shaun Watson
#HBCUEmployment: Opportunities are available! Seek a new career here...
Connect with the HBCUConnect representatives for help attaining a career in Healthcare, Education, and Technology
Careers for professional talented workers: applicants invited to apply to the following new employers
Working on attaining a new career requires options. Research the jobs on this list to see if you want to apply!
Latest HBCU Queens
Congrats to The 2020-2021 Mr & Miss Delaware State University!

Congrats to The 2020-2021 Mr & Miss Delaware State University!

DELAWARE STATE UNIVERSITY CROWNS CHRISTIAN CHAPMAN AND ASHLEE DAVIS AS THE 2020-2021 MR. AND MISS DSU While Delaware State University postponed the rest of its Homecoming events until the spring du ...more
Will Moss • 493 Views • October 25th, 2020
Black Women Body Project Survey Recruitment

Black Women Body Project Survey Recruitment

Hi all, so glad to be on HBCU connect! Although I'm not officially an alum, I am a big fan and have many friends and fam who are proud HBCU alums! For my Master’s thesis, I am conducting a survey on a ...more
Simone Vanderpool • 192 Views • September 16th, 2020
Miss Texas Southern University

Miss Texas Southern University

Texas Southern University is pleased to announce its Campus Royalty for the 2019-2020 academic school year. Adunola Rachel Olaydoyin Osinuga, a junior speech communication major from Chicago, Illinois ...more
Reggie Culpepper • 2,818 Views • May 1st, 2019
Miss Oakwood University 2019-2020

Miss Oakwood University 2019-2020

Miss Oakwood 2019-2020 Bria Gamble has developed a platform called FOCUS: • Free-Thinking • Owning Your Struggles • Creating Your Narrative • Understanding Your Purpose • Seeking Counsel ...more
Reggie Culpepper • 3,314 Views • April 18th, 2019
Rashida Williamson - Miss Black Metro Atlanta, USA 2018-2019

Rashida Williamson - Miss Black Metro Atlanta, USA 2018-2019

Miss Black Metro Atlanta, USA 2018, Rashida Williamson, is a Public Policy Analysis major with a concentration in Social Policy at Georgia State University- Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. A cu ...more
Rashida Williamson • 3,647 Views • September 8th, 2018
Popular HBCU Queens
HBCU Queens and Kings’ Konnection Conference 2009 - Winston Salem State University

HBCU Queens and Kings’ Konnection Conference 2009 - Winston Salem State University

8th Annual Leadership for Queens and 5th Annual Kings’ Konnection Alabama State University, Bowie State University, Central State University, Delaware State University, Florida Memorial University ...more
Dr. Briscoe • 17,229 Views • July 20th, 2009
Miss Morris Brown College 2008-2009

Miss Morris Brown College 2008-2009

I am Anya Aprille Dixon, a senior Music Industry major at Morris Brown College.I was born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina and I am the proud daughter of Arnett and Patricia Dixon. Desires po ...more
Anya Dixon • 14,167 Views • November 6th, 2008
 2010 Ebony Magazine HBCU Campus Queens

2010 Ebony Magazine HBCU Campus Queens

2010 Ebony Magazine HBCU Campus Queens (September 2010 Issue) ...more
A Dole • 13,100 Views • August 24th, 2010
Miss Talladega College

Miss Talladega College

I am Ashleigh Brown-Grier, Miss Talladega College 2010-2011. I am a Senior Music Performance major with emphasis in voice. ...more
Ashleigh Brown-Grier • 12,823 Views • October 10th, 2010
Miss Alabama A&M University 2007-2008

Miss Alabama A&M University 2007-2008

Warm. Creative. Sociable. Articulate. These are all words that describe an exemplary young woman, and Brittany Morton—Miss Alabama A&M University 2007-2008; a senior pursuing a Bachelor of Science de ...more
Brittany Morton • 12,665 Views • November 30th, 2007
Please Give Us a Like on Facebook!