Endowed Chair in Black Studies Named to Honor African-American Labor Pioneers

The John and Eula Cleveland Chair in Black History Studies at Howard University is the first endowed chair in the university’s department of Afro-American studies.

University of Wisconsin Honors the First African-American Woman Graduate of Its Law School

Vel Phillips Hall is only the second building on campus named after an African American.

Honors and Awards

Honors bestowed on African Americans by colleges and universities.

Honors and Awards

• Moustapha Diack, a professor in the doctoral program of science and mathematics education at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, received the 2011...

Honors and Awards

A summary of this week's significant awards bestowed on blacks in higher education.

Honors and Awards

Gilbert Rochon and Sylvester Neal are honored for their achievements.

Honors and Awards

Four black scholars receive acclaim.

Honors and Awards

Thomas H. Epps, Michael "Doc" Woods, and Ernest G. Green are honored.

Howard University Honors Samuel F. Yette, Former Professor and Journalist

Professor Yette, who died this past January, taught journalism at Howard from 1972 to 1986.

Tonya Peeples Rewarded for Service to the University of Iowa Community

The professor of chemical and biochemical engineering wins award for faculty excellence in service.

Albert Okunade Honored for Service to the University of Memphis

Economics professor wins the Suzanne Downs Palmer Award and a $10,000 prize.

Honors and Awards

Marie Chisholm-Burns, Michael and Libby Johnson, and M. Christopher Brown receive honors.

One of America’s Top College Role Models

Amber Koonce of the University of North Carolina started a nonprofit organization to distribute dolls around the world.

Boston College Professor Wins St. Elizabeth Seton Medal

M. Shawn Copeland wins awards recognizing distinguished women in theology.

Honors and Awards

Four African Americans who were honored for their achievements in higher education.

HEAL Africa Wins the $1 Million Opus Prize

HEAL Africa has established 31 safe houses for women who have been victims of violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Honors and Awards

Four awards of note relating to African Americans in higher education.

Five Honored With James Weldon Johnson Medals

The medals are awarded to individuals with "a deep and unwavering commitment to civil and human rights."

Freeman Hrabowski Receives the Centennial Academic Leadership Award

Dr. Hrabowski will receive $500,000 from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, which he can use in support of academic programs at his discretion.

Four African-American Educators Honored With Awards

The honorees are Gloria Ladson-Billings, Beverly Tatum, Patty Wilson, and Alphonso Sanders.

Honors and Awards

A summary of this week’s significant awards bestowed on Blacks in higher education.

University of Kentucky Professor Honored for Her Poetry

Nikky Finney wins the National Book Award for her fourth volume of poems.

Three African American Scholars Win Presidential Mentoring Awards

Solomon Bililign, Winston Anderson, and Juan Gilbert will receive their awards at a White House ceremony later this year.

Morgan State Legend Honored by the American Football Coaches Association

Edward P. Hurt was head coach for football, basketball, and track and field. He also served as athletics director.

Fellowship Program at DePaul University in Chicago Honors Arnold Mitchem

The new program will provide stipends to 50 undergraduate students to help them prepare for graduate school and careers in the academic world.

Honors for Four Black Educators

Tricia Bent-Goodley, Unoma Azuah, Amos Sawyer, and Bernadette Gray-Little received honors for their work.

Honors and Awards

Cynthia Carleton Thompson and Belle S. Wheelan receive prestigious awards.

Four African American Academics Win Awards

Erica Lorraine Williams, Brenda Cartwright, Donald Andrews, and James Hill are honored.

Donna Brazile Awarded an Honorary Doctorate at North Carolina A&T State University

Brazile, an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, managed the 2000 presidential campaign of Al Gore.

Hampton University Senior Wins Marshall Scholarship

Kendyl Crawley-Crawford will study environmental science at the University College of London.

Four African Americans Receive Distinguished Honors

The award winners are Cheryl Kirk-Duggan, Cynthia E. Nance, Bobby Wilson, and Floyd Little.

Sandy Darity Wins National Economic Association’s Highest Honor

The Duke University professor receives the Samuel Z. Westerfield Award.

Clarence Jones Named Winner of the Legacy of a Dream Award

A former speechwriter for Martin Luther King Jr., he is currently a scholar-in-residence at Stanford University.

Mildred Rice Jordan and Gregory J. Vincent Are Honored

Two African American educators receive prestigious awards.

David Canton Wins the 2011 W.E.B. Du Bois Book Prize

The associate professor at Connecticut College was honored for his book on Raymond Pace Alexander.

Hope Lewis Is Honored by the American Bar Association

The Northeastern University law professor is recognized for her work for the advancement of women in the field of international law.

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