|Director Angela Minor, center, with Howard|
Debate Team members.
|Great Debate Howard University vs. Harvard|
Congratulations to the Howard Debate Team. They led the way during the Great Debate—Howard University vs. Harvard University—on Oct. 20th sponsored by the Connecticut NAACP at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The team prevailed during the exhibition debate in front of more than 8,000 spectators, according to Angela D. Minor, associate professor and director of Forensics. This was the 9th annual debate sponsored.
Public Relations Award
CHSOC alumnus Alex Hill is the recipient of the inaugural Ofield Dukes Millennial Excellence in Public Relations Award. He received the award at the Ofield Dukes Excellence in Public Relations Awards event on Oct. 21st at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in Washington, D.C. Hill works for Miles Ahead Entertainment and is also president/CEO of Humble Hill Public Relations. Two of our current students -- Salina Kamara and Rickey Davis -- received the 2017 Ofield Dukes Scholarships. The awards event was held in honor of Ofield Dukes, a ground breaking Public Relations expert, who started Ofield Dukes & Associates and also taught at Howard University. He died in 2011. The event was sponsored by the National Black Public Relations Society, Washington, D.C. Chapter.