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Black Scholar Awards

Black Scholar Awards Committee

Donald Cunnigen, Ph.D., Co-Chairperson (Founder)2007 Awards
Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Christopher Hunter, Ph.D., Co-Chairperson
Associate Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Gordon Dash, Ph.D.
College of Business Administration

Donna Gilton, Ph.D. (Second Committee Member)
Graduate School of Library and Information Studies

Gitahi Gititi, Ph.D.
Department of English
African and African-American Studies Program

Yvette Harps-Logan, Ph.D. (First Committee Member)
Associate Professor
Department of Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design

Kendall Moore, M.A.
Associate Professor
Department of Journalism
Film Studies Program

Darran Simon, B.A., M.S.J.
Philadelphia Inquirer

Earl Smith III, M.S.W.
Assistant Dean
Student Affairs

Black Scholar Awards Call for Nomination

2015 Call for Nomination info

URI Honors students at 17th annual Black Scholar Awards

Read the Official News Release here

2014 Black Scholar Awards

Congratulations to all the 2014 BSA recipients!

related links

Community, Equity and Diversity at URI

URI Diversity Awards

scholar spotlight

Eugenio Fernandez Jr. '13

  May 6, 2013- Balancing four majors would make most students wince, but Eugenio Fernandez Jr. found a way to do just that, while still enjoying his college years at the University of Rhode Island. Fernandez will graduate with a doctor of pharmacy degree, master of business administration, bachelor's degree in biology, and a bachelor's degree in psychology. Oh, and he is also fluent in Spanish. ...Read the article...