Yoruba Mutakkabir – Awarded

Dr. Yoruba Mutakkabir received the Scholarly Research/ Creative Activity Award. The Scholarly Research/Creative Activity Award is to recognize faculty members whose research and scholarly activities are exceptional and meritorious. Tenured and Tenured-Track Faculty members may apply. This award is given to a maximum of one recipient each year and includes a $2,500 stipend.

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Denson and Sanders

Graduate Assistants, Kendall Denson and Verose Sanders were both accepted into the U.S. Olympic Committee Finding Leaders Among Minorities Everywhere (F.L.A.M.E.) program. The U.S. Olympic Committee’s Finding Leaders Among Minorities Everywhere (FLAME) program provides diverse college and graduate-level students with a unique look into the world of elite sport. This eight-day program offers an exciting…

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Received awards of HART

From left to right: Dr. Ingrid Haynes, Department Chair, Curriculum and Instruction/College of Education; Tashana Frederick, winner of the Hubert Walling Endowed Scholarship, majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies; Lenatha Settles, winner of the Scholarship honoring Gary Tuma of Smart Financial Credit Union, majoring in Special Education; Gregory McCalope, winner of the Sallie, Louise and Hazelle McCarty…

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Congratulations – Promoted

The following faculty members were promoted to Associate Professor with tenure: Dr. K. Jafus Cavil, Health and Kinesiology Dr. Dwalah Fisher, Health and Kinesiology Dr. Angela Meshack, Health and Kinesiology Dr. Bernnell Peltier-Glaze, Educational Administration and Foundations Dr. Jacqueline Smith, Curriculum and Instruction    

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Coach Reynolds Received Honors

Dr. Lacey Reynolds, Associate Professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology, was inducted into the Utica Junior College Hall of Honors in Jackson, Mississippi on March 25, 2016. He was also inducted into the Broad Street High School Athletics Hall of Fame in Shelby, Mississippi on May 24, 2016. Dr. Reynolds received the Outstanding…

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