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Honors and Awards for a Trio of African Americans With Ties to Higher Education

Honors and Awards for a Trio of African Americans With Ties to Higher Education

Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland is honoring alumna and congressional representative Stephanie Tubbs Jones. LaDonna Christian of Simmons College in Boston was named Nurse Educator of the Year and the late Professor Clement Alexander Price is being remembered by Rutgers University-Newark.

Proposed Methane Plant Near the Campus of Simmons College Prompts Protests

Proposed Methane Plant Near the Campus of Simmons College Prompts Protests

An energy company initially had pledged to transfer ownership of an old distillery building and four acres of land to Simmons College as part of the deal to win approval of the project from the city of Louisville. The college had planned to convert the abandoned building into student housing.

Honors and Awards for Six African American Educators

Honors and Awards for Six African American Educators

The honorees are Stephanie Luck of the University of Arkansas, the late Levi Watkins at Vanderbilt University, Clara Adams of Morgan State University, Anthony B. Pinn of Rice University, William F. Tate of Washington University in St. Louis, and Em Claire Knowles of Simmons College.

Simmons College of Kentucky Is Now Officially a HBCU

Simmons College of Kentucky Is Now Officially a HBCU

In an era where the number of historically Black colleges and universities is decreasing due to financial difficulties, Simmons College of Kentucky adds a new name to the list of the nation’s HBCUs.

University of Massachusetts Names New Dean for Its Honors College

University of Massachusetts Names New Dean for Its Honors College

Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina is currently the Kathe Tappe Vernon Professor of Biography and chair of the department of African and African American studies at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.

Simmons College Professor Awarded Distinguished Poetry Prize

Simmons College Professor Awarded Distinguished Poetry Prize

Afaa Michael Weaver is the winner of the $100,000 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award given by Claremont Graduate University to a mid-career poet so that they “can continue working towards the pinnacle of their craft.”