Germaine McAuley, athletic director at Spelman College in Atlanta, received the Nell Jackson Administrator of the Year Award from the National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators.

McAuley is a graduate of High Point University and holds a master’s degree from North Carolina A&T State University. She has been at Spelman since 2004.

Valerie White, an assistant professor of journalism at Florida A&M University, received the Distinguished Adviser Award from the College Media Advisers. Professor White was recognized for her work as the faculty adviser to the student newspaper on the FAMU campus.