Columbia University, New York, N.Y., Master of Journalism, 1982 

Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, 1978-1979

Rollins College, Winter Park, FL.,  BA,  Behavioral Science, 1976 

St. Petersburg College of Nursing, Pinellas Park, FL, RN, 2010 


U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer, Mindanao, Philippines, 1976-1978 

Indigent health care/social worker under Mayor Charles Evers, Fayette, Mississippi, 1974

Counselor for orphaned children, Frankfurt, Germany, 1975