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Shawna Patterson-Stephens Honored for Contributions to Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education

The National Association of Student Personnel Administrators honored Central Michigan University vice president Shawna Patterson-Stephens for her career-long contributions to advancing diversity and inclusion.

Howard University’s Gina Brown Awarded the National Humanism in Medicine Medal

Since 2015, Gina S. Brown has dean of the College of Nursing and Allied Sciences at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Dr. Brown was recognized for her leadership and achievements in healthcare, government, and for her positive impact on society.

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Five African Americans

Taking on new administration positions are Dakota Doman at Texas Southern University in Houston, Reneé Watson at Central Michigan University, Chanelle Reese at the University of Iowa, Romy Riddick at Princeton University in New Jersey, and Vincent Champion at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

A Quartet of African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to Diversity Posts in Higher Education

Taking on new diversity positions are J. Goosby Smith at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, Shawna Patterson-Stephens at Central Michigan University, Omar Brown for the Big 10 athletic conference, and Keesha Burke-Henderson at Randolph College in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Theresa B. Felder Selected as the Tenth President of Harford Community College in Maryland

Dr. Felder comes to Harford Community College from Clark State Community College in Springfield, Ohio, where she most recently served as the senior vice president for student success. Prior to this position, she was the vice president of student affairs and administrative dean for Clark State’s largest branch campus.

The First Black Woman Inducted Into the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Hall of Fame

Rene Revis Shingles, a professor in the School of Rehabilitation and Medical Sciences at Central Michigan University, was elected into the Hall of Fame of the National Athletic Trainers' Association. She is the first African American woman to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.

One African American Among the Four Finalists for President of the University of Nebraska System

Prior to his appointment as president of Central Michigan University in 2010, Dr. George Ross served as president of Alcorn State University in Mississippi.

Mary Evans Sias Awarded an Honorary Degree from Central Michigan University

The 13th president of Kentucky State University in Frankfort, Dr. Sias was honored for being a "forward-thinking leader" and for her advocacy of higher education as chair of the board of directors of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.

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