Category : Education

- 2 months ago

In Memoriam: Rita Roberts Jones, 1934-2019

Rita R. Jones, former dean of women at Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama, passed away on July 3, 2019. She was 85 years old. Jones began her career at Oakwood University in 1972 as dean of freshman women. In 1978, she left Oakwood to become a...

- 2 months ago

In Memoriam: Floyd L. Robinson

Floyd L. Robinson, former band director, professor, and administrator at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina, passed away on June 27, 2019. In 1971, Dr. Robinson joined Elizabeth City State University as director of bands. He went on to...

- 2 months ago

In Memoriam: Wright Lassiter Jr., 1934-2019

Wright Lassiter Jr., the first African American chancellor of the Dallas County Community College District in Texas, passed away on July 2, 2019. He was 85 years old. Dr. Lassiter was appointed chancellor of Dallas County Community College District i...