Her areas of interest for research include speech and communications with an emphasis on public speaking.
Prior to joining the Morris College faculty, Richardson held several positions with other SC-based colleges and universities, including Vice President of Student Affairs at Allen University and adjunct professor positions at Benedict College and Florence-Darlington Technical College.
Richardson recently authored a book entitled College Students with Real Issues: Releasing and Unlocking Matters of the Heart, Keepin’ It Real. She is currently drafting a manuscript with another Morris College faculty member entitled Closing the Doors on Struggling Students. Richardson is a motivational speaker for college students, as well as for various other youth and adult groups.
To Richardson, teaching students to become life-long active learners is important, both inside and outside the classroom.
Regarding Richardson’s nomination for the SCICU Excellence In Teaching Award, Morris College President Dr. Leroy Staggers says, “Dr. Lynnette Richardson’s success and dedication to the teaching and learning process is evident by the way her students give her credit for their success in their professional careers.”