The Register, 1995-05-05
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robinson robinson has been honored as abc's person of the week and wjla's washingtonian of the week and was the receipent of the humanitarian award of the congressional black caucus and the humanitarian award of congressional and media attention inside wellness center drive is a success officials has robinson from a&t information services degrees receive f our leaders to honorary published numerous articles in many publicationsincluding usa today let haitian refugees into usa the washington posl with benjamin hooks haitians locked out because funding came from the national council of churches the board of global ministries/united methodist church and the ford foundation in the last 16 years the membership has grown to over 40,000 supporters nonprofit organization was incorporated in washington d.c with randall robinson as executive director and support staff member start-up on july i 1977 transafrica a aggiemania by frank hatley staff writer a corporate president an administrator for the national aeronautics and space administration a vice president for r j reynolds tobacco co and a noted greensboro physician will receive honorary degrees from a&t sunday may 7 does race outweigh the organizations the event the proposed wellness denter is close to the goal of one million dollars set for the walkathon through efforts of student bodu and student supported 95-'96 sga elections page 14 poetry from the heart and soul page 18-19 the color of the skin is no way connected with the strength of the mind or intellec tual power benjamin banneker on april 1 the one-mile walk started at the stadium and ended at thehollandbowlwitha student body celebration sponsored by the new york/new jersey aggie club hearing the 800,000 mark for the whole campaign said dr richard moore assistant vice chancellor for university relations funds and pledges are still coming in from the walkathon credit for the success of the walkathon should go to the student body as led by keith bryant he did an outstanding job in planning and marketing the event the student body should also be commended for the aggie pride they showed in the endeavor right now w e r e she graduated from george washington high school los angeles ca and enrolled at fisk university as an education and psychology major later earning a master's degree from loyola marymount university in los angeles and the doctorate from the university of massachusetts at amherst freeman blanchard-freeman a native of waterbury conn is a distinguished exponent of work force diversity nasa and successful administrator for the national aeronautics and space administration colson has been selected by black enterprise magazine as one of the top black executives in the united states and in 1989 was selected by black engineer magazine as black engineer for the year for professional achievement he played a leadership role which resulted in contributions from at&t to a&t of more than s4 million in scholarship grants and state-of-the-art scientific equipment from 1971 until 1987 he held a variety of technical management positions involving computer-aided testing common channel signaling packet switching cellular telephone and international switching since joining the at&t bell laboratories staff he has served as the corporation's campus executive and a member of the industry advisory group in 1968 he joined at&t bell laboratories as a member of the technical staff in greensboro and attended stanford university palo alto ca under the bell laboratories graduate study program he graduated in 1969 with a m.s.e.e degree colson is a 1968 graduate with highest honors from north carolina slate university raleigh with a b.s degree in electrical engineering doctor of humanities degrees will be presented to joseph s colson jr president of at&t affiliates at&t network systems dr yvonne blanchard freeman associate administrator for equal opportunity programs for nasa dr benjamin ruffin vice president of corporate affairs for r j reynolds and dr gerald l truesdale president of greensboro plastic surgical associates continued on page 2 continued on page 2 rthe a&t egister from a&t information services ethiopia angola and haiti have been brought to the forefront of may 5,1995 volume 69 no 10 north carolina agricultural and technical state university trans africa director to ihc manin luiher king jr center for non-violent social change in addition he has been instrumental in bringing some of africa's best-known leaders to this country including nelson mandela and bishop desmond tutu address 1995 graduates they're black journal of international affairs interview with bernd janzen michael schuman and carolyn reynolds challenging u.s policy toward africa conventions with randall robinson newsweek we lost - and de klerk won the black collegian meeting the international challenge are african american prepared black issues in higher education transafrica addresses black underrepresentation in international affairs and the washington post the message mandela will bring school graduate was active in the southern africa relief fund which raised money for groups fighting the pretova government after working on tanzania as a ford foundation fellow he served as a public interest lawyer in boston for several years in 1975 he came to washington where first worked as an aide to missouri congressman william clay and later for congressman charles diggs robinson a harvard law randall robinson executive director of transafrica a washington lobbying group for africa and the caribbean will be the speaker for the annual a&tcommencementat 10a.m sunday may 7 in the greensboro coliseum degrees will be presented to 1,428 graduating seniors and graduate students for years robinson was one of the most visible spokespersons against apartheid in south africa and represented nelson mandela in this country we are indeed fortunate to secure the honorable mr randall robinson as our commencement speaker said dr edward b fort a&t chancellor he is by far the most articulate voice advocating human justice for the african continent his impact has been world-wide robinson has had a profound influence on the formation of u.s foreign policy through his initiatives issues in south africa somalia
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