Honors and Awards

• Donald E. Wilson, who recently announced his retirement as senior vice president for health sciences at Howard University, is the recipient of the 2009 Eagle Fly Free Award from the Institute for the Advancement of Multicultural and Minority Medicine.

• Stephen B. Davis, associate dean of students at Richard Stockton College in Pomona, New Jersey, received the Merit Award from the college’s Council of Black Faculty and Staff.

• Cleveland L. Sellers Jr., president of Voorhees College in Denmark, South Carolina, received an honorary doctorate of civil law from Sewanee: The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee.

• John Harding Lucas, former president of Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, won the 2009 Benjamin Elijah Mays Lifetime Achievement Award from the National School Boards Association.

• Tennessee State University, the historically black educational institution in Nashville, received the Higher Education Civic Engagement Award from the Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars. The award was given to the university for “engaging educators, staff, and students in activities that benefit their communities as well as themselves.”