Honors and Awards

• Chester Pittman, the first black football player to win a varsity letter at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, received the Trailblazer Award from the university’s Black Alumni Association. Pittman graduated from Oklahoma State in 1961.

• Anne Wimbush Watts, associate vice president for academic affairs at Morehouse College in Atlanta, received The Phoenix Award, the highest honor bestowed by the city of Atlanta.

• Ivory V. Nelson, president of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania since 2000, was named 2010 Citizen of the Year by the Chester County Chamber of Business and Industry.

Dr. Nelson is a graduate of Grambling State University in Louisiana. He holds a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from the University of Kansas.