Founders’ Day 2024

The 2024 Founders’ Day Celebration was held on Thursday, February 15, 2024, at 10 a.m. The theme was “Delivering on the Promise.”

Keynote Speaker

The keynote speaker for the 2024 Founders’ Day Celebration was UDC President Maurice D. Edington, Ph.D.

Read more about President Edington here →


UDC Theater of the Arts Auditorium
4200 Connecticut Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20008

View a Live Recording of the Celebration

2024 Founders’ Day Awardees

Congratulations to the 2024 Awardees. View awardees from prior years.

Kojo Nnamdi – Myrtilla Miner Award for Exceptional Service to Society
Angelyn Spaulding Flowers, Ph.D. – Paul Phillips Cooke Lifetime Achievement Award
Linda A. Conquest – Cleveland L. Dennard Distinguished Service Award
Arlene King-Berry, J.D. – Marjorie Holloman Parker Distinguished Educator Award
Paul Cotae, Ph.D. – Ronald H. Brown Distinguished Leadership Award

Alumni Legacy Award

Kelita Boyd, MPA

PathMakers Leadership Award

Ronald E. Floyd
Lee Brian Reba

Student Humanitarian & Civic Engagement Award

Bachelors: Jamil Mian
Associates: Heaven Frazier
Graduate & Professional Degree: Craig Bass

Founders’ Day 2024 Celebration Program

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