Honors and Awards

Isaac Crumbly, associate vice president for collaborative programs and director of the Cooperative Developmental Energy Program at Fort Valley State University in Georgia, was named a National Role Model by Minority Access Inc.

• Horace Hodge, the United States Department of Agriculture liaison officer at Prairie View A&M University in Texas, received the Secretary’s Honor Award from the USDA. The award is the Department of Agriculture’s highest honor.

• Rochelle Ford, professor and associate dean for research and academic affairs at the School of Communications at Howard University, received the D. Parke Gibson Pioneer Award from the Public Relations Society of America.

A graduate of Howard University, Dr. Ford holds a master’s degree from the University of Maryland and a Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University.