For historically underrepresented students, persistence and grit is seen as important for success. It also plays into the development of chronic stress....more
Douglas L. Hoston, Jr. is a doctoral candidate at the University at Buffalo and an Excelsior Scholarship Award recipient. He is currently an Assistant Director with Graduate School of Education, Office of University Preparatory Programs and research assistant with Dr. Richard Lamb’s Neurocognition Science Laboratory. He earned his B.A. and M.Ed from Cleveland State University, College of Education, in Community Mental Health Agency Counseling.