A Pair of African American Women Honored With Prestigious Awards

Tiffany A. Flowers, instructor of Education at Georgia Perimeter College in Decatur received the Early Career Educator of Color Leadership Award from the National Council for the Teachers of English.

Flowers received a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in early childhood education from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. She also earned a master’s degree in social foundations of education from the University of Iowa. She is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in the Language, Literacy, and Culture program at the University of Iowa.

AckerSerita Acker, the director of the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) program at Clemson University in South Carolina, received the College-Level Promotion of Education Award from Women of Color magazine. Acker joined the staff at Clemson University in 1995.

Acker is a graduate of Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina. She holds a master’s degree in human resource development from Clemson University.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Higher Education Gifts or Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

Each week, JBHE will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. Here are this week’s selections.

Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view.

HBCUs and the Olympics: From London 1948 To Paris 2024

Before the racial integration of southern state universities, Black athletes from HBCUs had tremendous success in track and field events at the Olympic Games.

Featured Jobs