Veronica Nesbitt


Veronica Nesbitt


Nesbitt, Veronica B.
Distinguished Alumnus


  • BA - Philander Smith College
  • Certification, Special Education, Ohio State University


  • Special Education Teacher
  • Director of College Relations, Philander Smith College
  • Receptionist and Program Scheduler, West Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church


  • Capital South District - former President of Clair United Methodist Women
  • Capital South Secretary of Publicity & Public Relations UMW(formerly Columbus South District)
  • West Ohio Conference Secretary Publicity & Public Relations UMW
  • Capitol South District Mission Secretary
  • West Ohio United Methodist Women Nomination Committee
  • Columbus South District Chair Charter for Racial Justice UMW
  • Chaired the Campaign for Children conference Columbus South District
  • West Ohio Conference Board of Higher Education and Ministry
  • Inclusive Body of Christ
  • Black Methodist for church Renewal(BMCR)
  • North Central Jurisdiction Core Planning United Methodist Women
  • Area V Director-Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc.
  • Board Member of National Alumni Council- United Negro College Fund
  • Co-founder of the Little Rock, AR Jack & Jill Chapter
  • former Co-chair Clair UMC Commission on Status and Role of Women
  • Clair UMC Communion Steward and chair of the Pastor Parish Relations committee
  • Member, Frisco First United Methodist Church
  • Silver Sombrero Sisters Circle of UMW
  • Member, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
  • The Franchell Bosworth Educational Foundation
  • Vice President, The Dallas-Ft. Worth Philander Smith College Alumni Association
  • National UNCF Chair for Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Alumnus, Philander Smith College, 2004
  • The Cecelia E Washington- UNCF award
  • The Presidential Citation from the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education from NAFEO
  • The Hall of Honor-National Alumni Council-UNCF
  • The Unsung Sorors of the Civil Rights Movement from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., 
  • Honored in Little Rock, Arkansas for her participation in the peaceful desegregation of the city eating and entertainment facilities during the 1960 sit-ins at the city’s 2013-50th year celebration of peaceful desegregation of Little Rock, AR


Veronica Gene Brady Nesbitt, Alumni Affairs Collection, PSC Archives and Special Collections

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