1980's Milestones: Alumni Achievements

Grady Crosby

Grady Crosby (B.A. ’88) (pictured above) was appointed on June 11, 2018, to the International African American Museum Board of Directors. IAAM aims to re-center South Carolina’s place in history and showcase the state’s role in the development of the international slave trade and Civil War.

Crosby is the vice president of public affairs for Johnson Controls and chief diversity officer and president of the Johnson Controls Foundation.


Terri Hollingsworth (B.Arch ’88) was elected in November 2018, to a four-year term as Circuit and County Clerk of Pulaski County, in Little Rock, Arkansas. She garnered the most votes of any candidate on the general election ballot and is the first African American woman elected to a Pulaski County-wide office.

Her responsibilities as clerk will include voter registration, marriage licenses and real estate records.




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