The National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. Announces the Honorees for Induction into Hall of Fame 2021 Class

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(Atlanta, GA) – The National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. will host its 36th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony virtually on Friday, September 24, 2021. Each year, graduates of Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) are inducted into the Hall of Fame for significant contributions made in their respective fields. This event promotes the viability of HBCUs and highlights the accomplishments of their alumni. The Foundation is pleased to announce its stellar class of graduates from HBCUs, who will be inducted into the 2021 NBCA Hall of Fame. Joining over 300 previous inductees will be:

  • Athletics: Mr. Gregory L. Lloyd, Sr. – Fort Valley State University 
  • Business: Dr. Tyrone A. Burroughs – Benedict College
  • Civil Rights: Ms. Melanie L. Campbell – Clark Atlanta University
  • Community Service: Mr. Gerald K. Harris, Sr. – Dillard University
  • Education: Dr. Adena Williams Loston –Alcorn State University
  • Faith: Rev. Dr. Kevin R. Murriel, – Jackson State University
  • Government: Retired Major General John F. Phillips – Jarvis Christian College 
  • Law: Mrs. Dorothy (Rabb) Brown Cook – Southern University
  • Medicine: Dr. Alvin V. Blount, Jr. – North Carolina A&T University
  • Science: Dr. Valerie L. Thomas – Morgan State University 
  • Lifetime Achievement: Dr. Lorene K. Robinson – Delaware State University
  • Lifetime Achievement: Dr. Anne R. Gayles-Felton– Fort Valley State University 
  • Lifetime Achievement: Mrs. Lauretta Hasty Holloway– North Carolina Central University 
  • Chairman’s Award: Mr. Alden J. McDonald, Jr. – Dillard University

The Induction Ceremony is part of the 36th Annual NBCA Hall of Fame Weekend. Other events include The Competition of Black College Queens, HBCU Invitational Golf Classic, President Summit, The Legacy of Leaders Alumni Awards, Positive Image Program, Call to Womanhood and Call to Manhood Symposiums, and other programs intended to empower and equip HBCU alumni to better serve their alma maters and communities.

The mission of the NBCA Hall of Fame Foundation is to serve as a catalyst and partner for ensuring the stability, strength and excellence of the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities. For more details on the events of the 2021 NBCA Hall of Fame Weekend and information on the programs and initiatives of the Foundation, please visit the website at

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