National Institute on Aging

A Trio of African American Award Winners

Kisha Daniels, associate professor of education at North Carolina Central University in Durham, received the Endeavor Executive Award from the government of Australia. The award will enable Professor Daniels to spend the current semester at the University of Western Sydney working to incorporate service-learning techniques into the curriculum.

Dr. Daniels has taught at North Carolina Central University since 2004.

Gregory H. Robinson, Franklin Professor of Chemistry at the University of Georgia, has been selected to receive the F. Albert Cotton Award in Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry from the American Chemical Society. The award is given for lifetime achievement in inorganic chemistry. Dr. Robinson will be presented with the award at the ACS national convention in April.

Professor Robinson is a graduate of Jacksonville State University in Alabama. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Alabama. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Georgia in 1995, he taught at Clemson University in South Carolina.

Terry L. Woodward, president of the National Alumni Association of Jackson State University in Mississippi, has been chosen to receive the inaugural Legacy of Leaders National Alumni President of the Year Award from the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation. He will receive the award on September 28 in Atlanta.

Woodward, a native of Gloster, Mississippi, graduated from Jackson State in 1988 with a degree in business administration. He is a district manager for Sodexo Inc.


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