Past Awardees

2017 Founders’ Day Awardees

Major General Errol R. Schwartz – Myrtilla Miner Award [President’s Award]
Joe Libertelli – Paul Phillips Cooke Lifetime Achievement Award
Ms. Saundra Majid Carter – Cleveland L. Dennard Distinguished Service Award
Freddie M. Dixon – Marjorie Holloman Parker Distinguished Educator Award
Nailah A. Williams – Ronald Brown Distinguished Leadership Award
Hung Ha – Firebird Award
Dr. Alton B. Byrd – Alumni Legacy Award
Student Humanitarian & Civic Engagement Award
Bachelors: Darlene Oliver
Associates: Adrion Celey
Graduate & Professional Degree: Natasha Bennett

PathMakers Leadership Award
STAFF NOMINEE: Carolyn Cousin (UDC since 1971)
ALUMNI NOMINEE: Barrington D. Scott, I


2015 Founders’ Day Awardees

Maurice Sykes – Dr. Marjorie Holloman Parker Distinguished Educator’s Award
Patricia M. Myers – Dr. Paul Phillips Cooke Lifetime Achievement Award
Reatha Cook Haden – Dr. Cleveland L. Dennard Distinguished Service Award
Selvon Malcolm Waldron – The Honorable Ronald H. Brown Distinguished Leadership Award
Floretta Dukes McKenzie – Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award
Samuel L. Myers, Sr. – Myrtilla Miner Award for Exceptional Service to Society.


2014 Founders’ Day Awardees

Dr. April Massey – Dr. Marjorie Holloman Parker Distinguished Educator’s Award
Dr. Marie Racine – Dr. Paul Phillips Cooke Lifetime Achievement Award
Lt. Donald Whiting – Dr. Cleveland L. Dennard Distinguished Service Award
Dr. Alfred Taylor, Jr. – Honorable Ronald H. Brown Distinguished Leadership Award
Carrington Smith, Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award


2012 Founders’ Day Awardees

Mr. Harris M. Taylor – Dr. Marjorie Holloman Parker Distinguished Educator’s Award
Dr. Gloria Wyche-Moore – Dr. Paul Phillips Cooke Lifetime Achievement Award
Mr. Joseph B. Tulman, J.D. – Dr. Cleveland L. Dennard Distinguished Service Award
Mr. Willie Jolley – Honorable Ronald H. Brown Distinguished Leadership Award
Ms. Norma L. Bullock – 160th Anniversary Medal