1980's Milestones: Alumni Achievements
Michelle Miller, B.A. 1989, is an award-winning correspondent for CBS News. Miller has covered major stories, such as the shooting death of Michael Brown, the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, Hurricane Katrina and the Royal Wedding of Prince William and the former Kate Middleton in London. She also has interviewed global leaders, politicians, artists and celebrities.
Miller is a member of the Board of Advisors at Hampton University’s Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications and the Greater New York Chapter of The Links Inc. She is a founding member of the Women’s Leadership Initiative for the United Way of New Orleans and has served on the March of Dimes National Communications Advisory Council. Miller also has served as vice president of the YWCA of Greater New Orleans and president of both the Black Journalists Association of Southern California and the New Orleans Association of Black Journalists.
Nina R. Hickson, B.A. 1981, is the vice president and general counsel of Atlanta Beltline Inc. Prior to her appointment, Hickson served as the ethics officer for the City of Atlanta. She also has served as interim city manager and city attorney for East Point, Georgia, and held prominent legal positions within the Atlantic Judicial Circuit and the Fulton County Justice System.