“Thirty Five Years of Working to Support, Strengthen, and Share the Excellence of HBCU’S”
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The 35th Anniversary of the Annual National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. Weekend will take place virtually on Friday, September 25, 2020 beginning at 10 AM. Our series of events during the weekend promote the viability of HBCUs and highlight the accomplishments of their alumni.
The Hall of Fame Foundation is also pleased to announce its stellar class of graduates from HBCUs, who will be inducted into the 2020 NBCA Hall of Fame. We are inducting 14 graduates of Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) into the Hall of Fame for their significant contributions made in their respective fields.
We intend to host our Golf Tournament in 2021.
1. THE CALL TO WOMANHOOD
Moderator: Judge Glenda Hatchett
The Call to Womanhood Symposium advises young women on responsible behavior in a variety of areas and gives them the opportunity to share experiences in a private forum
Panelist: Tracy Broughton, Penny Brown-Reynolds, Tangela Mitchell, Jazzmin Cobble
Sponsors: Wells Fargo / Verizon
2. THE CALL TO MANHOOD
Moderator: Dr. Kenneth Harris
The Call to Manhood Symposium advises young men on responsible behavior in a variety of areas and gives them the opportunity to share experiences in a private forum.
Panelist: Chaka Zulu, TK Peterson, Dr. Joshua Murfree, Emmanuel Lewis
Sponsors: Wells Fargo/Georgia Pacific/MERCK
3. SOCIAL JUSTICE/CIVIC ENGAGEMENT
Moderator: Mary Pat-Hector
The Social Justice Forum / Civil Engagement session will address the long-standing issues of racial equity and social justice in America and the current protests and civil unrest.
Panelist: Mary Pat-Hector, Richard Rose, Alexander Lowe, Felicia Davis, Karen Rene’
Sponsors: AT&T/Wells Fargo
4. HEALTH & WELLNESS SYMPOSIUM
Moderator: Dr. Joshua Murfree
The Health & Wellness Symposium encourages conversation on health care challenges such as COVID-19 and Mental Health in the black community and discusses ways we can educate and uplift our community with empowering health and wellness information.
Panelist: Kimberly Wright, Dr. Patrice Harris, Dr. Mark Alexander, Dr. Hadiyah Nicole Green
5. LEGACY OF LEADER HONORS
Host: Hardy Dorsey
Shirley J. Williams Kane: Dillard University National Alumni President of the Year
Janet H. Sutton: Alabama State University Distinguished Alumnus of the Year
Marcia Cephus: Coppin State University, Alumni Director of the Year
NAASC Chicago Chapter
Jessica Harris: Spelman College Large Alumni Chapter of the Year
Morgan State University Alumni Association
Joyce A. Brown: Morgan State University National Alumni Association of the Year
DC Metropolitan Area Alumni Association
Cheryl Reid: Dillard University Small Alumni Chapter of the Year
6. INDUCTION CEREMONY
Host: Monica Pearson
2020 NBCA Hall of Fame Inductees
GOVERNMENT: Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, PH. D.
COMMUNITY SERVICE: Dr. B. DaNine J. Fleming
CHAIRMAN’S AWARD: Rev. Dr. Gwendolyn Elizabeth Boyd
FAITH: Dr. Jamal Harrison Bryant
LIFETIME ACHEIVEMENT: Dr. Jimmie Colson Jackson
ARTS: Ms. La’verne E. Washington
LIFETIME ACHEIVEMENT: Mr. Leonard F. Springs
INDUSTRY: Mr. Leroy Thornton Edwards, Jr.
BUSINESS: Mr. Louis C. Henry, Jr.
ENTERTAINMENT: Ms. Mara Hall
ATHLETICS: Dr. Walter L. Reed, Ed.D
SPECIAL SALUTE: Ellis L. Marsalis, Jr.
LAW: Justice Robert Benham
EDUCATION: Dr. Glenda Baskin Glover