Inspirational alumni who affect change.

What stands in the way of a talented aspiring doctor from having a successful career in medicine? Cost.

That’s what Greg Umphrey (M.D. ’02) and his wife, Alyx Porter Umphrey, M.D., noted...

Dionne Ledbetter

She was known as “DJ Magic” during her undergraduate days at Howard for her talent spinning music at parties, but now Dionne Ledbetter (B.F.A. ’20) has added another credential to her list:...

Alex Aaron smiles at camera and a blurred landscape is behind.

Howard University not only shaped who Alex Aaron (B.B.A. ’11) was as a child, it molded the man he has become: a widely-respected real estate developer who’s transforming the landscape of...

As Allison Green (M.A. ’95) was winding down her graduate studies in psychology and preparing for what she thought would be a career as a psychotherapist, a brochure on display at Howard...

Karen Carter

Karen S. Carter (B.S. ’94), remembers the day she snuck away from her high school class trip to Washington, D.C.

As a boy, Michael T. Sales (B.S. ’93) pencil-traced popular comic book characters onto paper. Later, he started conjuring up Southside Nefertiti, among others, in his own cast of Black comic...

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