Minority Achievement



Minority Achievement Award


Thank you for your support of our great faculty and staff. This award honors an individual of any race or ethnic background whose efforts have attracted minority students to AU and/or whose efforts have contributed to the success, retention and graduation rates of minority students at AU. Additionally, this award honors an individual who has contributed to improved race relations and fostered a sense of community within the university. The recipient will be presented $1,000 and a plaque.

2013 Minority Achievement Award Winner

Rosephanye Dunn-Powell | website
Music, College of Liberal Arts

Dr. Rosephanye Dunn-Powell, professor of voice in the Department of Music in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University, is the 2013 recipient of the Minority Achievement Award. The award honors an individual of any race or ethnic background whose efforts have attracted minority students to Auburn University and/or whose efforts have contributed to the success, retention and graduation rates of minority students at Auburn University. In addition, this award honors an individual who has contributed to improved race relations and fostered a sense of community within the university.

The Auburn Alumni Association recognizes one Minority Achievement Award recipient each year.

“Acknowledging the importance of every student on Auburn’s campus is crucial,” said College of Liberal Arts Dean Dr. Joseph Aistrup. “Dr. Dunn-Powell is an exceptional leader and her commitment to all of her students is beyond measure.”

Read full article here.

Previous Recipients

2012
Jared Russell
College of Education

2010
Dr. Carla Jackson Bell
College of Architecture Design and Construction

2009
Nels Madsen

Engineering

2008
Shirley Scott-Harris

Engineering

2007
Cal Clark
Political Science

2006
Curtis M. Jolly
Agricultural Economics

2005
Juan E. Gilbert
Computer Science & Software Engineering

2004
William Powell
Music

2003
Vivian M. Larkin
Rehabilitation and
Special Education

2001
Overtoun Jenda
Discrete and Statistical Sciences

2000
Dennis W. Weatherby
Minority Engineering Program

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