Tag: Rochester Institute of Technology
A native of Sierra Leone in Africa, Dr. Sankoh became deaf at the age of three. She was sent to live with a family friend in the United States at the age of 12. She struggled in school until she was able to master American sign language. She recently earned s Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Tennessee.
Taking on new faculty roles are Christal N. Brown at Middlebury College in Vermont, Brenda Lee at the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York, and Neil Roberts at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts.
Taking on new assignments in higher education are Mavis Sanders at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Keith Jenkins at the Rochester Institute of Technology and Nicole Hodges Persley at the University of Kansas.
The new deans are Twyla Cummings at the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York, Frank Stevenson at Tennessee State University in Nashville, Bernard Keels at Morgan State University in Baltimore, and Rebecca Crocker McMullen at Fort Valley State University in Georgia.
The honorees are Richard S. Baker of Wayne State University, E. Albert Reece of the University of Maryland, Twyla J. Cummings of the Rochester Institute of Technology, and Jackson T. Wright Jr. of Case Western Reserve University.
The honorees are Twyla J. Cummings of the Rochester Institute of Technology, Tiana Clark of Vanderbilt University, Elson S. Floyd, the late president of Washington State University, and Brenda Y. Cartwright of Winston-Salem State University.
Here is this week’s news of grants won by historically black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.