Honors and Awards

• Barron H. Harvey, dean of the Howard University School of Business, received the H. Naylor Fitzhugh Humanitarian Award from the National Alliance of Market Developers. He was honored for his effort to promote African-American business, community development, and the education of youth.

Dean Harvey holds an MBA in accounting and a Ph.D. in organizational management, both from the University of Nebraska.

• Paula J. Giddings, the Elizabeth A. Woodson 1922 Professor of Afro-American Studies at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, received the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography for her work Ida: A Sword Among Lions. The biography of Ida B. Welles also won the nonfiction award from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association.

• Jacqueline J. Hill, director of the undergraduate nursing program at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, received the Legacy of Caring Award from the Association of Nurses Working for Our Patients, Inc.

• Shirley Franklin, mayor of Atlanta, received the Urban Leadership Award from the Institute for Urban Research at the University of Pennsylvania. Mayor Franklin is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.

• Lawrence Kaggwa, professor of journalism at Howard University, was honored with the Journalism Educator of the Year award from the National Association of Black Journalists. Dr. Kaggwa holds a Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University.

The American Mathematical Society has designated North Carolina State University and the University of Mississippi as “Mathematics Programs That Make a Difference.” The two departments were honored for their commitment to increasing student and faculty diversity.