A series introducing the individuals who promote and lead the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities’ work.
Cecelia T. Tucker serves on VCIC’s Tidewater Chapter, and she is a former State Board member and Chapter Chair. A dedicated community leader, Ms. Tucker is assistant to the president for community relations at Old Dominion University.
In addition to being a 2002 recipient of the Humanitarian Award from the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities, Ms. Tucker has also been widely recognized by a number of organizations, including recent awards from SunTrust Bank and the Urban League of Hampton Roads. She is highly-regarded for her work at Old Dominion University and in the Hampton Roads community that improves relationships across racial and religious lines.
When asked about a particularly memorable experience during her years of service to VCIC, Ms. Tucker states, “being involved in the visitation of worship places of various faiths; exploring the tenets of those faiths.” A life-long teacher and learner, Cecelia Tucker models the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities’ mission of achieving success through inclusion.