Remembering fallen alumni.

Gloria Richardson

Gloria Richardson was a civil rights icon and revolutionary activist. Amidst the towering male figures of the 1960s, Richardson stood in no one’s shadow. As much as Martin Luther King Jr. and......

Marietta Crichlow (B.A. ’41, M.A. ’56), October 28, 2020.

Alice Sonja Johnson Hilfiker, Ph.D., (N. ’51), June 6, 2021.

Nora Nita Evans (N. ’53), August 29, 2020.

Harold E....

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.

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...

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...

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......

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