Honors and Awards

• Deryl F. Bailey, associate professor of counseling and human development in the College of Education at the University of Georgia, received the Mary Smith Arnold Anti-Oppression Award from the Counselors for Social Justice of the American Counseling Association.

Bailey has been on the university faculty since 1999. He holds a doctorate in counselor education from the University of Virginia.

• Saundra McGuire, director of the Center for Academic Success, associate dean of the university college, and adjunct professor of chemistry at Louisiana State University, received the 2006-07 Diversity Award from the Council for Chemistry Research.

• Grady H. James, professor emeritus of broadcasting at Norfolk State University in Virginia, was inducted into the Virginia Communications Hall of Fame. Professor James taught at Norfolk State for 40 years until his retirement in 2000.

• Ives Clark, professor of administrative support technology at Tidewater Community College in Virginia, received the Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Service Award from the college for her community service and volunteer work. A graduate of Elizabeth City State University with a master’s degree from North Carolina Central University, Professor Clark joined the faculty at Tidewater Community College in 1977.

• Arvarh E. Strickland, who in 1969 became the first black scholar to gain tenure at the University of Missouri at Columbia, will have the General Classroom Building at the university named in his honor. Strickland, a historian, retired from teaching a decade ago but remains a professor emeritus at the university and sits on the board of trustees of the State Historical Society of Missouri.

Professor Strickland is a graduate of Tougaloo College. He holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois.