In Memoriam

Henry G. Cornwell (1912-2006)

Henry G. Cornwell, longtime professor of psychology at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, died earlier this month at his home near the university. He was 94 years old.

Dr. Cornwell graduated from Lincoln University in 1933. He then won a master’s degree in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Fluent in Spanish, Portuguese, and German, he served in North Africa during World War II. Upon returning from the war he joined the psychology department faculty at Lincoln. While teaching at Lincoln, he studied for his Ph.D. in psychology at Penn.

Professor Cornwell served as chair of the department of psychology at Lincoln for more than two decades. He remained on the Lincoln University faculty until his retirement in 1980. He spent his later years as an artist working with watercolors and pastels. He also served on the local school board in Oxford, Pennsylvania.

Andre Waters (1962-2006)

Andre Waters, the former professional football star who currently was serving as the defensive coordinator for the football team at historically black Fort Valley State University in Georgia, died last week at his home in North Tampa, Florida. Police reported that Waters died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

Andre Waters was a graduate of Cheyney University in Pennsylvania. After college he spent 11 years in the National Football League, playing nine seasons for the Philadelphia Eagles.

Before joining the coaching staff at Fort Valley State University, Waters held coaching positions at Morgan State University, Alabama State University, Saint Augustine’s College, and the University of South Florida.