Received in 2019 by the Department of Africana Studies.
Excellence in Faculty Mentoring Award, Kent State University
Received in 2019 by Amoaba Gooden.
Lifetime Achievement Award, Black United Students, Kent State University
Received in 2019 by M. L. Temu.
Lifetime Achievement Award, Black Graduate Student Association, Kent State University
Received in 2019 by Mwatabu Okantah.
Outstanding Co-Curricular Service Initiative Award for development of the Fulani Institute, Office of Community Engaged Learning, Kent State University
Received in 2019 by Asantewa Sunni-Ali.
Advisor of the Year, Black United Students, Kent State University
Received in 2019 by Linda Piccirillo-Smith.
D. Amy-Rose Forbes-Erickso
Selected as one of ten university theatre directors from the U.S.A. and Canada to take an ensemble to the Fringe Festival in July 2019.
A group of five Pan-African Theatre Ensemble (P.A.T.E.) cast members will participate in the Festival which occurs in Edinburgh, Scotland in the International Collegiate Theatre Festival (I.C.T.F) program.
Other universities participating include Florida A&M University, Morehead State University, University of Cincinnati College - Conservatory of Music, and Wayne State University.
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