Honors and Awards

Four awards of note relating to African Americans 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 African Americans who were honored for their achievements in higher education.

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

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

Albert Okunade Honored for Service to the University of Memphis

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

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.

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.

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

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Four black scholars receive acclaim.

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Gilbert Rochon and Sylvester Neal are honored for their achievements.

Honors and Awards

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

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• 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

Honors bestowed on African Americans by colleges and universities.

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.

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.

New Law School Scholarship Honors the First Black Federal Judge in Arkansas

The William H. Bowen School of Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has established a new scholarship program to honor George Howard Jr., the first African-American federal judge in Arkansas.

Notre Dame Scholar Wins Book Award From the American Political Science Association

Professor Christian was honored for his book, Media Bias, Perspective, and State Repression: The Black Panther Party.

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• Sade Kosoko-Lasaki, associate vice president for health sciences, multicultural and community affairs at the Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska, was named...

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• Billy C. Hawkins, president of Talladega College in Alabama, received the Omega Century Award for Excellence at the centennial celebration of the Omega Psi...

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• Alexander G. Clark Sr. was inducted posthumously into the Iowa African-American Hall of Fame. In 1867, more than 85 years before Brown v. Board...

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• Natachie Elie, a senior at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, was named Woman of the Year by the National Association of Black Accountants. The award...

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Kathy Burlew and Elizabeth Tshele were recently honored.

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