This month, the centennial celebration will continue with a special visit from The Honorable Diezani Kogbeni Alison -Madueke, Nigerian Minister of Petroleum Resources.
Minister Alison-Madueke will present a University-wide lecture, "The Strategic Importance of Nigeria's Oil and Gas to Global Security and the World Economy," at 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 2. She will also engage in a one-on-one interview hosted by WHUT Television with an audience of students, faculty and staff from the College of Engineering, Architecture and Computer Sciences in the Mackey Auditorium at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, April 27 as the College celebrates its centennial. The minister received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Howard in 1992.
The Minister’s visit comes on the heels of other centennial activities that have included a lecture series, exhibits, alumni and friends receptions, and an alumni book signing and the publishing of a booklet, Engineering Education at Howard University: The First 100 Years 1911-2011.
The centennial celebration will conclude with The Centennial Awards Ceremony and Reception, which will take place on Friday, April 27 at the JW Marriott, Washington, D.C. at 6 p.m. Tickets to the Awards ceremony are available. For more information call 202-806-6565 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The College will present the Centennial Award for Excellence in Professional Achievement and Career Awards in Teaching, Research and Service.
Recipients of Career Awards for Research and Teaching
Distinguish Engineering Scholarship and
Advisement in Mechanical Engineering Dereje Agonafer, Ph.D
Research and Publications in Materials Science Clayton Bates, Ph.D
Teaching Excellence Joseph Cannon, Ph.D
Outstanding Teaching in Architecture Oswald Glean Chase
Exemplary Leadership and Teaching in Architecture Edward D. Dunson
Meritorious Administrative Service and Teaching Victor C.W. Dzidzienyo
Exemplary Service and Support of Undergraduate Students Robert Efimba, Sc.D.
Sustained External Funding of STEM Education and Training Lorraine Fleming, Ph.D
Outstanding Senior Research Associate Mr. James A. Griffin
Sustained External Funding of the Materials Research Group Gary L. Harris, Ph.D
Outstanding Teaching in Architecture William S. Hicks
Establishing International Partnerships in Engineering Research James A. Momoh, Ph.D.
Exemplary Service and Support of APT Process Ahmed Rubaai
Presentation of the Centennial Professional Excellence Awards
Nation Building in Ghana Victor Adegbite
Governmental Affairs and Corporate Management The Honorable Diezani Alison-Madueke
Founding Corporations and Developing Global Business Moses T. Asom, Ph.D.
Nation Building in Haiti The Honorable Patrick Delatour
Astrophysics and Global Technological Impact The Honorable Cheick M. Diarra, Ph.D
Construction Management Deryl McKissack
Philanthropy and Architecture James E. Silcott
Corporate Engineering Management Kenneth Warren
Distinguished Professor in Architecture Frank G. West