Viking of Distinction

Doris Ellis Moore

class of 1974

Living a life in pursuit of passion and purpose defines Doris Ellis Moore. A Goodrich scholar and graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, Doris held several positions before opening Heartland Counseling and Consulting Center, which provided outpatient therapy. She subsequently established the Center for Holistic Development, addressing the many mental illness issues.  Her faith led her to activities such as being a choir coordinator and Sunday School teacher at Mt. Nebo Baptist Church. For her notable achievements and contributions to the betterment of her community, Doris has been recognized by Women on a Mission, Urban League of Nebraska, Red Dress Luncheon, and the 100 Black Women Community Health Award.