AFRICANA STUDIES NEWS
Fulbright takes Owes '16 back to South Africa
Afrika Owes '16 has been named the recipient of a prestigious 2016-17 Fulbright Award to South Africa, where she will teach English.
"I am beyond elated I was accepted," says the sociology major who graduated cum laude in May. "I owe a lot to my mentor, Centennial Center for Leadership Program Manager and Interim Chief Diversity Officer Solomé Rose and my Intercultural Affairs family. They convin...
Beyond Borders in South Africa
Seven students participating in the Beyond Borders global leadership program will travel to South Africa this summer to expand on their study of critical issues facing Africa and the United States. Students in the program offered by the Centennial Center for Leadership (CCL) are Ato Bentsi-Enchill '17, Susannah Berry '16, Molly Dietrich '17, Kimberly Gutierrez '17, Mary Kubinski '17, Domenic Mero...
Bentsi-Enchill '17 accepted into Africa-focused entrepreneurship program
Ato Bentsi-Enchill '17 was recently named as one of only 1,000 entrepreneurs selected for the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program (TEEP).
Launched in 2015 by Tony Elumelu, Nigerian economist, entrepreneur and philanthropist, the TEEP is the largest African philanthropic initiative devoted to entrepreneurship and represents a 10-year, $100 million commitment to identify and empower 10,000 Africa...
King to Deliver Talk on Diversity
A thought leader on the issue of diversity in higher education, Bruce King, the assistant to the president for institutional diversity and chief diversity officer at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minn., will visit Hobart and William Smith to deliver the presentation, "Wherever You Go, There ‘We' Are." Focusing on black studies, black lives and diversity, King's talk will take place on Wednesday...
Beyond Borders Program Centers on Africa
Following a successful inaugural season, the Centennial Center for Leadership's (CCL) Beyond Borders global leadership program has selected its 2016 student cohort to work with HWS faculty advisers and students from South Africa to examine critical issues facing Africa and the United States. Representing several majors and minors, the participants are Ato Bentsi-Enchill '17, Susannah Berry '16, M...