Academic Advisor II
Lawrence B. Robinson Jr. earned his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, along with his MSW degree from Wayne State University. Robinson concentrated his graduate studies in macro social work practice while working professionally to promote educational achievement and workforce development for underrepresented populations. Robinson has partnered with others to develop, implement, and evaluate student support programs and services for organizations such as WSU Office of Federal TRIO, WSU FOCIS, Connect Detroit, The Yunion, and the City of Detroit Mayor’s Office. Robinson’s experience consists of counseling university and K-12 students, along with providing case management and workforce development services for Detroit youth and families. In addition, Robinson has launched the Detroit-E3 (Exposure, Engagement, Empowerment) social change venture, which bridges gaps between education and industry.
Lawrence Robinson Jr. provides academic advisement to M.S.W. students in the Advanced Standing Program and those in the CADAS (Certificate in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Studies) graduate certificate program. Other responsibilities include recruitment and retention activities, advisement on admission procedures and degree requirements, and assistance with developing student support services.
Degrees and Certifications
- M.S.W., Wayne State University
- Limited License Master of Social Worker
- B.S. Psychology., Wayne State University