Alumni On the Move 8/31/2016 - Khyla D. Craine, Esq. '12
The National Bar Association recently installed its 2016-2017 Young Lawyers Division executive officers during the 91st Annual National Bar Association National Convention. Khyla D. Craine ‘12, an Assistant General Counsel at the NAACP, was sworn-in as the Division’s 33rd Chairman succeeding Leigh Chapman, Esq., '09 the organization’s 32nd Chair.
Office of the President: Bison Beat Newsletter August 2016
Please find enclosed a link to the current edition of President Wayne A. I. Frederick’s Bison Beat newsletter. It features a welcome to incoming Howard students, tips for successful matriculation at HU, an update on campus improvements and more.
Howard University Students Reach Higher with FLOTUS, Nick Cannon and Seth Meyers
WASHINGTON (September 1, 2016) - First Lady Michelle Obama, Late Night’s Seth Meyers and Howard University student and television host Nick Cannon, were met with astounding cheers today after surprising approximately 250 freshmen with an impromptu visit. The back-to-school event, held in the University’s School of Business auditorium, engaged students in the higher education discussion.
Alumni On the Move 9/7/2016 - Danette Howard '97
2015 Alumni Trustee, Danette Howard, has been promoted and will serve as Chief Strategy Officer and Senior Vice President Lumina Foundation. Howard will lead the Foundation’s integrated approach to implementing its strategic priorities, which includes continued leadership of Lumina’s state and federal policy work.
Alumni On the Move: 2016 Bennie Wiley '68 CEO Diversity Award Application
In honor of Benaree “Bennie” Pratt Wiley '68, The Bennie Wiley CEO Diversity Award will recognize a deserving CEO in Massachusetts who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in diversity and inclusion. The award, which is sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts will be presented by President and CEO, Andrew Dreyfus, and will be given to a Massachusetts CEO whose organization’s diversity strategy and results have contributed to the economic competitiveness of the region.
Benaree Wiley is vice chairwoman of the Board of Trustees since July 1, 2014 and a member since 2009.
Alumni/Faculty On the Move 9/21/2016 - Dr. Dana Williams (MA '95, PhD '98) Nominee for Member, National Council on the Humanities
President Barack H. Obama announced his intent to nominate Howard University 's very own, Dr. Dana Williams (M.A. '95, Ph.D '98; Department Chair, Department of English), as a Member for the National Council on the Humanities.
Dr. Williams previously served as a Faculty Fellow at the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke University from 2008 to 2009 and an Assistant Professor at Louisiana State University from 1999 to 2003. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Black American Literature and Culture Forum for the Modern Languages Association, and recently served as President of the College Language Association and the Association of the Departments of English Executive Committee.
Congratulations Dr. Williams!
Alumni On the Move 9/28/2016 - Dr. Leonard Edloe '68
On July 30, 2016 Dr. Leonard Edloe College of Pharmacy '68 was honored by the National Pharmaceutical Association with the Chauncey I. Cooper Excellence Award during thier National Convention held in Atlanta, GA for outstanding achievement in the profession. Dr. Edloe stated during his acceptance award that this award means so much to him because Dr. Chauncey I. Cooper was the first African-American Dean of a College of Pharmacy in the United States and the first Dean of the College of Pharmacy at Howard University. Dr. Cooper also founded the National Pharmaceutical Association in 1947 because most African-American Pharmacists could not join the American Pharmaceutical Association.
Congratulations Dr. Edloe on receiving such a distinguished award!
Howard and the National Museum of African American History and Culture
On the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. resides the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center. Dr. Kenvi Phillips is the Assistant Curator of Manuscripts. This treasured repository holds a historic collection of books, periodicals and papers relating to the black experience in America and around the world. Several historical artifacts are now on loan to the Smithsonian.
Constitution Day Brings Judge Merrick Garland to HowardAll News
On Tuesday September 20th, Howard University School of Law students got a special visit from Supreme Court nominee Chief Judge Merrick Garland of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia in celebration of Constitution Day. This year's theme focused on citizenship and a commemoration of the 1866 Civil Rights Act.
The Q & A styled “Arm Chair Conversation” with Dean Danielle Holley-Walker hosting, centered around the importance of public service, success in law school, and the judge’s personal journey in the legal field. View Constitution Day here: http://www.law.howard.edu/2050