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Notable Honors and Awards for Five Black Scholars

Notable Honors and Awards for Five Black Scholars

The honorees are Stephan Moore of the University of the Virgin Islands, Sharon Draper, an author and retired educator, Alfred Whitesides Jr., former chair of the board at the University of North Carolina Asheville, Tanure Ojaide of the University of North Carolina Charlotte, and Airea D. Matthews of the University of Michigan.

In Memoriam: Derrick Griffith, 1973-2015

In Memoriam: Derrick Griffith, 1973-2015

Derrick Griffith, dean of student affairs at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York, was one of eight victims in a horrific railroad accident in Philadelphia on May 12.

The New Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Jackson State University

The New Dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Jackson State University

Mario Azevedo, a native of Mozambique, has been serving as professor and interim chair of the department of history and philosophy at the university. Previously, he taught for 20 years at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Two Black Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Two Black Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Natasha Brison, an assistant professor at Georgia State University, won an award for research on sport and recreation and Chance W. Lewis of the University of North Carolina Charlotte was honored for a lifetime of work by the American Educational Research Association.

Shawn Long Honored by the National Communication Association

Shawn Long Honored by the National Communication Association

Dr. Long is an associate professor and chair of the department of communication studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Two Black Women Academics Honored With Prestigious Awards

Two Black Women Academics Honored With Prestigious Awards

Valorie McAlpin of the University of North Carolina Charlotte and Margaret Young of Elizabeth City State University are the honorees.