Dr. Leslie A. Hayes
Dr. Leslie A. Hayes, deputy commissioner of the Division of Family and Child Health in the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, spoke with the Amsterdam News recently about her role, the Division of Family and Child Health, and health resources for children and families in NYC. This interview has been edited and condensed for clarity.
Jennifer Thomas U.S. Fulbright Awardee
Delayed Trip Will be worth the wait. NAR congratulates Soror Jennifer on this prestigious designation and ensuing trip this summer. Broadcast Journalism Professor Jennifer Thomas received Fulbright Specialist Award to South Africa.
Soror Jennifer will complete a project this summer at Rhodes University on the Eastern Cape that aims to exchange knowledge and establish partnerships benefiting participants, institutions, and communities both in the U.S. and overseas.
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Kim Council appointed as Deputy Brooklyn Borough President
“Being appointed deputy borough president gives me the opportunity to carry this work out at a larger, borough-wide level alongside a colleague I’ve long respected,” Council said as part of a longer emailed statement.
Malika Jefferies-EL Associate Dean of the Graduate School of Arts
Congratulations on your appointment as AAS Fellow!
Mona Calhoun, PhD, M.S., M.Ed., RHIA, FAHIMA
The Honorable Leslie Dixon-Meek
Leslie Dixon-Meek of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. – Alpha Beta Upsilon Omega Chapter has received U.S. Senate confirmation of President Joseph Biden’s nomination of her to the District of Columbia Superior Court. Leslie Dixon-Meek was initiated at Pi Chapter, Fisk University.
The Honorable Kendra Davis Briggs
Special Congratulations to Kendra Briggs! All rise and greet the newest Associate Judge of The Superior Court of the District of Columbia.
On 12/15/22 the United States Senate confirmed our Kendra’s nomination to the D.C. Superior Court. Special congratulations and lots of love to an outstanding lawyer, wife, friend, mom.
Vanessa Roberts Avery
New Haven – Vanessa Roberts Avery, 47, of West Hartford, was sworn in as the United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut by Chief U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill in New Haven. President Joe Biden nominated Ms. Avery to serve as U.S. Attorney on January 26, 2022, and the U.S. Senate confirmed her nomination on April 27, 2022.
Kelley Bribson Hodge
Appointed to U.S. District Court
Kelley Bribson Hodge of Omega Mu Omega Chapter in Philadelphia, PA has been appointed as a United States District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, after being nominated by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and confirmed by the United States Senate. Prior to her elevation, Soror Hodge became the first black woman to serve as District Attorney of Philadelphia.
Kelley Hodge has held a variety of legal positions throughout her 25-year career in both criminal and civil law, from serving as a public defender, a prosecutor, in private practice and in policy positions. Now, she will utilize this broad range of legal experiences as a District Court Judge. She earned her B.A. degree from the University of Virginia, and Juris Doctor from the University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law. Kelley Hodge is a Silver Star and Charter member of Omega Mu Omega Chapter.
Alisa R. Drayton
Yawkey Club alumna, Alisa R. Drayton, returns as its new executive director
2022 winners of the CyberScoop 50 Awards
Hope Goins (Xi Omega Chapter – Washington, DC), Majority Staff Director, US House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security
2022 Philadelphia Tribune’s Most Influential Event – Three Philadelphia Presidents Were Honored:
The Philadelphia Tribune honored prominent Philadelphians in education, business, health and community and religious organizations Thursday, September 22, 2022 during its annual Most Influential African American event.
- Charlene Collins, Omega Omega
- Milika Singleton, Omega Mu Omega
- Celeste Merriweather, Rho Theta Omega
How the NFLPA’s Gina Scott Makes Her Business Personal
AKAs Inaugurate Spearman
A banquet hall became a sea of pink and green as AKAs inducted a new 35th North Atlantic Regional director.
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A steadfast leader and champion of faith, family, service, and community and of the pink and green has made history as the first Connecticut-based director of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated’s North Atlantic Region.
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