Dr. Tiffany N. McBride is a native of Columbus, GA. She is a proud graduate of Columbus State University (B.A. Mass Communications), University of Phoenix (Master of Business Administration), Troy University (Master of Science in Strategic Communications), and more recently, Mercer University (Ph.D.). Tiffany currently works at Auburn University as a Public Relations Lecturer and Columbus State University as part-time faculty in the school of communication. She is also the Diversity, equity, and social justice chair of the school of communication and journalism at Auburn University. Currently, Tiffany’s volunteer commitments include the following: Vice President of the Urban League of Greater Columbus Young Professionals, Training and Development Chair for the Junior League of Columbus, and is also a resolute and active board member with the BRIDGE GED program of Columbus, where she served for ten years, ending her term as the Vice President. Additionally, she serves on the board of directors for Girls Inc. of Columbus, GA. Tiffany selflessly gives back to her community and the universities she teaches at every chance she gets. In addition to Tiffany’s community service accomplishments, she has also been recognized as a Columbus and The Valley Rising Star (2010) and is a graduate of Leadership Columbus (2014) and Youth Leadership Columbus (2004).