Honors and Awards

• Fred Swaniker, founder and CEO of the African Leadership Academy near Johannesburg, South Africa, received the Young Alumni Award from Macalester College.

• Brian Anderson, chair of the social work program at Mississippi College in Clinton, received the Invisible Giant award from the Mary S. Nelums Scholarship Foundation. The award is given to scholars who work behind the scenes to make life better in their communities.

• Mario G. Ricoma, information resource consultant for the College of Business and Applied Professional Sciences at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, received the National Volunteer of the Year Award from Alpha Kappa Psi. He is the faculty adviser to the fraternity at South Carolina State.