Alumna Makes the Cover of Main Line Today
Courtnay Tyus, ‘97, has been selected as one of Main Line Today’s 2011 Women on the Move, featured in its September issue. Ms. Tyus is the Executive Director of Development and Institutional Advancement at the Charter High School for Architecture & Design (CHAD) in Philadelphia.
CHAD is the first charter high school for architecture and design in the nation. Its mission is to serve as a learning community committed to an innovative program of study, integrating the design process with the mastery of a strong liberal arts education. Tyus is a great example of the versatility of a Villanova law degree. “I’m so passionate about this school and the difference we’re making in the lives of these students. I feel like I’m in the right place.”
Ms. Tyus has received national and local recognition for her work at CHAD. In February 2011, she was chosen as one of TheGrio’s 100: History Makers in the Making. TheGrio is a subsidiary of NBC Universal that covers news and events that have a unique interest and/or serious impact with the national African American audience. TheGrio’s 100 History Makers in the Making is an exclusive list that honors Black History month by highlighting the next generation of African-American history makers and industry leaders who have the potential to make a difference in the lives of all American.
For more information on Charter High School for Architecture & Design, visit www.chadphila.org.