Cosby encourages students with life experiences

LaToya Cosby

HAMILTON -  The Bevill State Community College Diversity Committee invited LaToya Cosby, the director of the Education Opportunity Center at Bevill’s Jasper and Sumiton campuses, to speak about her life experiences and encourage students during an event honoring African-Americans on Thursday, Feb. 14.
Cosby, 42, was born and raised in Birmingham to parents Willie and Linda Cosby. She has one daughter, Jaylah Cosby, 23.
Before her current role at Bevill, Cosby began teaching in August of 1999 at William James Christian Elementary school in Birmingham. She then taught in Shelby County at Meadow View elementary for two years and then at Phillips Academy in downtown Birmingham before taking a role at BSCC in Aug. 2013.


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