Who's Who in Black Columbus 2013

Prior to the event, many of the Ohio State faculty and staff honorees gathered for a welcome reception.Nearly 50 Ohio State faculty, staff and students are recognized for their outstanding accomplishments in the 11th edition of Who's Who in Black Columbus. The cover unveiling ceremony took place in the Archie Griffin Grand Ballroom at the Ohio Union on July 15, 2013. See below for a full list of honorees and more pictures.

Ohio State's honorees

Faculty and Staff

  • Javaune Adams-Gaston, Vice President for Student Life
  • Leslie Alexander, Associate Professor, Department of African American and African Studies
  • Michelle Alexander, Associate Professor, Moritz College of Law
  • Curtis Austin, Director, Young Scholars Program/Associate Professor, Department of African American and African Studies
  • Vernon Baisden, Assistant Vice President/Director of Public Safety
  • Trudy Bartley, Assistant Vice President, Office of Government Affairs
  • Canise Bean, Associate Professor - Clinical, College of Dentistry
  • Quinn Capers IV, MD, Associate Dean for Admissions/Director of Peripheral Vascular Interventions, College of Medicine
  • Almeta E. Cooper, Esq., Associate Vice President for Health Sciences/Associate General Counsel, Wexner Medical Center
  • Tai Cornute, Program Coordinator, Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male
  • Sharon Davies, Esq., John C. Elam/Vorys Sater Professor of Law/Director, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
  • Archie Griffin, Senior Vice President for Alumni Relations/President and CEO, The Ohio State University Alumni Association
  • David E. Harrison, Director of Minority Student Services/Fisher College of Business
  • Dorian Harriston, Senior Marketing Manager, Wexner Medical Center
  • Davida Haywood, Director, Multicultural Center
  • Robert S.D. Higgins, MD, Professor and Chair, Surgery, College of Medicine
  • Arthur R. James, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, College of Medicine
  • Judson Jeffries, Professor, Department of African American and African Studies
  • Lance Kennedy-Phillips, Executive Director, Center for the Study of Student Life, Office of Student Life
  • Valerie B. Lee, Vice President for Outreach and Engagement/Vice Provost for Diversity and Inclusion/Chief Diversity Officer
  • Kimberly Lowe, Director of Alumni Clubs, The Ohio State University Alumni Association
  • Leon McDougle, MD, Associate Dean, Diversity and Cultural Affairs, College of Medicine
  • James Moore III, Associate Provost, Office of Diversity and Inclusion/Director, Todd Anthony Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male/Professor, College of Education and Human Ecology
  • D'Andra Mull, Assistant Vice President, Office of Student Life
  • Horace Newsum, Associate Professor and Chair/Department of African American and African Studies
  • Charles W. Noble III, Legal Policy Analyst, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity
  • Kathy Northern, Associate Dean, Moritz College of Law
  • Elaine Richardson, Professor, College of Education and Human Ecology
  • Melvin D. Shipp, Dean and Professor, College of Optometry
  • Kimberly C. Shumate, Esq., Associate Vice President, Office of Human Resources
  • Gene Smith, Associate Vice President/Director of Athletics
  • Terrell L. Strayhorn, Associate Professor, College of Education and Human Ecology
  • Eric Troy, Program Director of Public Relations, Office of Outreach and Engagement/Office of Student Life
  • Angela Tucker, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Wexner Medical Center
  • Alison Walker, MD, Assistant Professor, Wexner Medical Center
  • Barbara Jones Warren, Professor, College of Nursing
  • Carla Willis, Assistant Vice President, Wexner Medical Center

Student Honorees

  • Michael Barnes
  • Betty A. Cowens
  • Ciera Fluker
  • Mia Anglique Fowler
  • Khaleed LaVal Franklin
  • Kesheena Hamilton
  • Skyla Danielle Johnson
  • Stephanie Kaiuki
  • Ernest Levert
  • Andrew Gerald Offorjebe
  • Ronny Oppong
  • L'Nard E.T. Tufts II
  • Priscilla Tutu
  • Lane Raynelle Washington

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