Two African Americans Honored by Science Organizations

AugustAvery August, professor and chair of the department of microbiology and immunology at the College of Veterinary Medicine of Cornell University, is the recipient of the 2014 E.E. Just Lecture Award from the American Association for Cell Biology.

Dr. August joined the faculty at Cornell in 2010 after teaching for more than a decade at Pennsylvania State University. He holds a Ph.D. from Cornell University.

rosiebinghamRosie Phillips Bingham, vice president of student affairs at the University of Memphis, has been chosen to receive the 2015 Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Institutional Practice from the American Psychological Association. She will receive the award in Toronto this coming August.

Bingham, a graduate of Elmhurst College in Illinois, has been on the staff at the University of Memphis since 1985. Prior to taking on her current role as vice president for student affairs in 2003, she served as assistant vice president for student development.

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