Honors and Awards

• Syrulwa Somah, associate professor of environmental health and occupational safety at North Carolina A&T State University, won an award for the best newsletter article from the American Society of Safety Engineers.

• Fred Irby III, professor of music and director of the Jazz Ensemble at Howard University, was honored by the National Association for Music Education with the designation as a Lowell Mason Fellow.

Professor Irby is a graduate of Grambling State University in Louisiana.