Department of History and Philosophy
College of Liberal Arts
The Department of History and Philosophy welcomes you to its home page. Here we introduce our talented and student-friendly faculty, our undergraduate and graduate degree programs, and our organizations, clubs, events, activities, and projects.
2010-16 Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN PhD, Public History–Huh-ta Fellow (2014-15)
1999 George Washington University, Washington, DC • Certificate of Completion, Distance Education & Web-based Instructional Designs
1995-97 Golden Gate University, San Francisco, CA • MBA, Marketing/International Management • MS, Telecommunications Management
1992-93 University Berkeley, Extension, Berkeley, CA • Advertising
1989-91 San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA • BS, Media (radio & television) Communications AWARDS /
- The Mississippi Trailblazers Award, BancorpSouth Conference Center, Tupelo, 4/27/19.
- 2018 Summer Research Grant—The Lessons of the Gullah Geechee: Making a Way Out of No Way, Mississippi Valley State University, 6/18-7/18.
- Diversity Educator of the Year, Institute of Higher Learning, State of Mississippi, 2017
- NAACP, Certificate of Accomplishment, Moorhead, MS, 11/16
- BOSS Lady: Breaking the Glass Ceiling Award, Grammy Museum, Cleveland, MS, 10/16
- Historic Preservation Award, AKA Sorority, Mound Bayou, MS, 2/22/15
- Middle Tennessee State University — Huhta Fellow, 2014
- Community Service Tribute: Black History Month Spotlight, New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Indianola, MS, 2/9/14
- Studio 53, Community Award, St Louis, MO, 2013
- Youth Outreach and Cultural Learning Award, NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet, 4/12
- U.S. Congressional Honor for commitment to preserving the rich history and heritage of the Mississippi Delta, by Congressman Bennie G Thompson, October 23,2012
- Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour selected Fellow, Delta Regional Authority, Delta Leadership Institute, 2008
- Delta Blues Most Dedicated Award, MS Blues Reunion Festival, Belzoni, MS, 11/11
- Participant, George Melendez Wright, New Orleans Conference, 2011
- Host, Delta Renaissance, Cultural Arts Talk Show, WABG-TV, 2009-current
- Host, Delta Scene, Public Affairs Talk Show, WXVT-TV, Greenville, MS, 2007-09
- Delta Regional Authority: Delta Leadership Institute, Fellow, ’08-09
- MC/Announcer, Indianola Christmas Parade, Indianola, MS
- First African American Woman to sit on the Economic Development Foundation, Board of Directors, in Choctaw County Mississippi, USA, 2004-2007
- Diaspora (USA/Canada/South America/Caribbean/West Indies) Rep., Pan African Film & Video Festival, Ouagadougou, (FESPAC0)-Paul Robeson Award, 2003-09
- Entrepreneur of the Year: African Bridge, Inc, 2004
- Black Filmmaker’s Hall of Fame—Best Producer Award, 1993
- Telecommunications Education Trust–Jack P. Eckley, Graduate Scholarship, 1995
- TeleCommunications Association (TCA) Fellowship, 1994
- Republique de Cote d’Ivoirc, Ville dAbidjan—Les Palmes dtIonneur de la City, issued by Mel Theodore EG, Maire de Cocody, 1993
- Independent Producer of the Year, Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame, 1993
- American Women Radio &TV (AWRT), Outstanding Media Student Award, 1987
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