Remembering fallen alumni.

Vernon Jordan at Commencement

Vernon Jordan was an omnipresent public figure: a consummate chess player and kingmaker who exuded kindness and a genuine eagerness to help all people.

Vernon Jordan, 'The Connector'

David C. Driskell (B.A. ’55) devoted himself to preserving the rich heritage of African-American visual art and culture. His contributions as an artist, scholar and curator laid the groundwork...

In Memoriam: David C. Driskell

As Howard University's senior vice president and chief financial officer and treasurer, Michael Masch was a tremendous asset to and advocate for our University during his six-plus years of...

In Memoriam: Michael Masch

Former Mayor of New York City and Howard University alumnus David Dinkins (B.A. ’50) lived Howard’s values of truth and service. In all he did, he acted in accordance with the needs of those......

In Memoriam: David Dinkins

For more than two decades, with boundless generosity, an engaging sense of humor, professionalism, and an unparalleled commitment and dedication to students, Saphronia Drake served as the senior...

In Memoriam: Saphronia Drake

Professor Emeritus C. W. Dzidzienyo had a long and illustrious career as an educator, administrator and practitioner in the United States and abroad, especially in his homeland of Ghana.

In Memoriam: Victor C. W. Dzidzienyo (B.ARCH ’67, MCP ’69)


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