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.

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