Claflin University Named as a Finalist in 2019 HBCU Awards
Jun 20, 2019
Claflin University was named as a finalist in four categories in the 2019 HBCU Awards. The categories are Best Student Newspaper, Best Nursing Program, Female Athlete of the Year, and Women's Team of the Year. Dr. Dwaun Warmack, president-elect, was also named a finalist in the category of Male President of the Year. The 2019 HBCU Awards will be held on August 2, at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture in downtown Baltimore beginning at 7 p.m.
The HBCU Awards is the first and only national awards ceremony honoring individual and institutional achievement at historically black colleges and universities throughout the country. Winners are selected by a panel of previous winners, journalist, HBCU executives, students and alumni for the merit of accomplishment and for generating positive coverage for HBCU campus communities. In 2015, Claflin University was named HBCU of the Year and in 2018, Tiaria Norman, '18, was named Best Female Athlete by the HBCU Awards panel. 2018.
More than 700 nominations were received for this year's nomination process, an event record.
to view the nominations video announcement.