Bachelor in Political Science/Art History, University South Carolina. Doctor of Laws, William Penn College, 1983. Doctor of Humane Letters, Dominican College, 1987.
Doctor of Humane Letters, University Pacific, 1990. Doctor of Humane Letters, Johnson and Wales University, 1996. Doctor of Humane Letters, Coker College, 1996.
Founder National Drop-Out Prevention Fund & Center, Clemson University, since 1985, Study Abroad Program, Trujillo, Spain, 1995. Board directors Charleston Symphony Orchestra, South Carolina, 1990-2000. Vice-chairman Young Concert Artists, New York City, 1982-2000.
Board directors Spoleto United States of America, Charleston, 1983-2000, International Foundation for Education and Self-Help, Phoenix, since 1980, Monmouth (New Jersey) College, 1985-1989, Coke College, Hartsville, South Carolina, 1993-1996. Founder, chair American Mental Health Resources, since 1999. Contributor articles to professional publications and newspapers.
Married George William Moore (divorced). Married James Larnard Ferguson.