Honors and Awards

• Henry Lewis III, dean and professor at the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Florida A&M University, received the 2009 Hugo H. Schaefer Award from the American Pharmacists Association. The award is presented for contributions to the organization, the profession, and society.

Dr. Lewis is a graduate of Florida A&M University and holds a doctorate in pharmacy from Mercer University.

• Molefi K. Asante Jr., who teaches creative writing and film at Morgan State University in Baltimore, received the Langston Hughes Award from the Langston Hughes Society. Asante, whose father is the Afrocentric scholar who heads the Ph.D. program in African-American studies at Temple University, is the author of three books and has produced several films.

Asante is a graduate of Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. He holds a master of fine arts degree from UCLA.

• Uche Ewelukwa, a professor of law at the University of Arkansas, won the 2009 Human Rights Essay Award from the Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at the American University College of Law in Washington, D.C. Her winning essay was entitled, “The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the African Child Today: Progress or Problems?”

• Reinette F. Jones, diversity and multicultural activities librarian at the University of Kentucky, shared with a colleague the 2009 Gale Cengage Learning Award for Excellence in Reference and Adult Library Services from the Reference and User Services Association. Jones was honored for her work establishing the Notable Kentucky African Americans Database.

• Carmen A. Jordan-Cox, vice president for student affairs at Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey, received the Pillar of the Profession Award from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.

Dr. Jordan-Cox is a graduate of Indiana University. She holds a master’s degree from Pennsylvania State University and her doctorate from Boston College.