1990s Milestones: Alumni Achievements

Richard A. Ryles (J.D. ’90) was elected as the District 3 City Commissioner of West Palm Beach, Florida.

Terrill North

Terrill North (B.A. ’97) was recently appointed by the Board of Directors for the Montgomery County Collaboration Council for Children, Youth and Families as the organization’s executive director. He is the fifth Executive Director and the first African American to lead the Montgomery County Collaboration Council for Children, Youth and Families. The council works to address the needs of Montgomery County, Maryland’s children under the age of 18, and their families.

Faizah Nicole Toler smiles with someone holding an award. A black, green and red ballon arch is behind them.

Faizah Nicole Toler (B.S.E.E. ’98) was recently honored by the Los Angeles Council of Black Professional Engineers and the City of Los Angeles. She was named as one of 50 Phenomenal Black Women Engineers, an award that recognizes trailblazers in their technical professions who support moving the council forward.

Tonya D. Byrd (B.S.M.E. ’98) was named a 2018 Dominion Energy Dr. Benjamin J. Lambert III Volunteer of the Year. Byrd was recognized in the category Community Vitality. The award included a $5,000 grant to any organization of choice; she donated the funds to Howard University and to the Alpha Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., where she was an initiate.




“Connecting You to HU” is our goal. Howard alumni truly define this university and reinforce the powerful legacy that is our alma mater.