Cheyney University senior Eric Parker is a Keystone Honors Academy scholar from Philadelphia. He transferred from Northwestern University to be closer to home. In addition to his major is hotel, restaurant and tourism management, he is minoring in political science. Eric maintains high academic standards while participating in a range of extracurricular activities.
He is currently serving as the student member of the Cheyney University Council of Trustees. Eric represented the university at the Honda Campus All Star Challenge, a fast-paced academic competition among the nation's historically black colleges and universities. He was the Cheyney University team's top scorer.
Eric has already applied his strong analytical, research and problem-solving skills in the professional realm, working as a sales manager with Ecolab. With a strong interest in legal studies, he plans to attend law school upon completion of his baccalaureate degree from Cheyney University in 2011.