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The Certificate and Medallion Award in Africana Studies

Students who successfully complete the Concentration receive a Certificate in Africana Studies at graduation. In addition, a Medallion Award for Excellence in Africana Studies is presented to the graduating senior with (1) the highest GPA in the major (a GPA of 3.0 or better in the major), (2) an overall GPA of 3.0 as a minimum, and (3) evidence of academic leadership or service.

Recipients of Medallion Awards

  • 2009 Jeffrey Flanagan, History
  • 2008 Tenesha Hall, English
  • 2007 Yma Kabia-Williams, Psychology and Sociology Daniel Kloza, History and Education
  • 2006 Raquel Welsh, English
  • 2005 Saudia M. Mohamed, Communication with Specialization in Public Relations
  • 2004 Laurie A. Lahey, History and English
  • 2003 Zakia F. Wright, Communication
  • 2002 Yvonne K. Folkes, History
  • 2001 Robert V. Shipman, History