Category : Education

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

Two African American Scholars Awarded the Berlin Prize

The American Academy in Berlin has announced the fall 2019 and spring 2020 recipients of the Berlin Prize. The annual awards are presented to United States scholars, writers, composers, and artists who represent the highest standard of excellence in...

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

In Memoriam: Margaret Asalele Mbilzi-Sawerengera

Margaret Asalele Mbilizi-Sawerengera, a former faculty member at several U.S. colleges and universities, has passed away. Dr. Mbilzi-Sawerengera led an extensive career in higher education. She was an associate professor of educational policy and res...

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

In Memoriam: LaSalle Doheny Leffall Jr., 1930-2019

LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr., a long-time educator at Howard University in Washington, D.C., and the first African American president of the American Cancer Society, passed away on May 25, 2019. He was 89 years old. Dr. Leffall began his career as an assi...