January 2013
Howard University Capstone October 2012  
History Quiz

Thank you to everyone who participated in the November quiz. Congratulations to the winners, who answered the questions correctly.


  • Drew Ortiz
  • Sylvia McDonald-Kaufman
  • Mary Pitman
  • Anita English
  • Thelma N. Paige-Deneal

When Howard University opened its doors for classes on May 1, 1867, the Normal Department was the only department in existence.

Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel, the second-oldest building on campus, was dedicated in 1896.

Now it's your turn to test your knowledge. The first five people to respond correctly to the following questions will receive a long sleeve t-shirt. Remember, both answers must be correct to qualify. Please send your response to ouc@howard.edu. (This year's history quiz questions are provided by Moorland-Spingarn Research Center).

  • What is the name of the sculpture that stands outside of the Blackburn Center?
  • What is the sculptor's name?
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