Vicki Crawford, director of the Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. Collection, was featured in the November/December issue of Atlanta NOW magazine, as she wrote about the significance of the King Holiday Celebration and Black History Month. Atlanta NOW is published by the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Kellye Blackburn Eccles, director of the Office of Career Planning and Placement for Non-Business Majors, presented at the World Bank Group Roundtable “Attracting and Retaining U.S. Minorities: Solutions from Employer Partnerships,” on November 17th at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
C.O. Hollis Jr., chief audit officer, was sworn in as a member of the Audit Committee of the city of Atlanta. Hollis was appointed by Atlanta City Council President Caesar Mitchell and will serve a three-year term.
Bryant Marks, associate professor of psychology and director of the Morehouse Male Institute, appeared in CNN’s Black in America 3.
Tonya Newell, human resources analyst, earned a bachelor’s of science degree in Management from Shorter University in December.
Nathan Nobis, assistant professor of philosophy, was a speaker during the 17th Annual Thomas Pitts Lectureship in Medical Ethics at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. The topic of the conference was “From Laboratory to Bedside: Ethical, Legal and Social Issues in Translational Research.” Nobis’ lecture will be published in the American Journal of the Medical Sciences.
Troy Story, professor of chemistry, wrote the book Mathematical Modeling 1: Kinetics, Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics (iUniverse, 2010), which is the first chemistry book written by a Morehouse professor. He also gave a presentation, titled “Exterior Calculus and Dynamics,” at the 2010 East Asia Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics and American Mathematics International Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Tiffany Bussey, director of the Morehouse College Entrepreneurship Center, and Emmanuel Karikari, assistant professor of physics, took to the seas to spend 24 hours on the U.S. Navy’s USS Enterprise aircraft carrier in October. The two were participating in the Navy’s Leaders to Sea program, which gives people from the private, civic, educational and governmental sectors the opportunity to observe a day in the life for those living and working onboard a Navy carrier. The Enterprise is America’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier.