DILLARD ALUMNA AND PRESIDENT HONORED: During the annual HBCU Media Awards event July 11 at Dillard University, Cynthia Butler-McIntyre was chosen as the best female alumna of a historically black college or university in 2014. A 1976 Dillard University alumna, Butler-McIntyre is immediate past national president of Delta Theta Sigma Theta Sorority. She is director of human resources for the Jefferson Parish public school system in Harvey. Her professional experience includes serving as executive director of Tech-Prep Summer Program for Delgado Community College in New Orleans and as assistant coordinator of field experiences and College of Education supervisor for early childhood student teaching experiences for the University of New Orleans. Butler-McIntyre earned a master’s of education degree from the University of New Orleans.
HBCU Digest has chosen Dillard University President Walter Kimbrough as the best male president of a historically black college or university in 2014. Kimbrough is known as the “Hip Hop Prez” by his more than 9,000 Twitter followers @hiphopprez. He is an expert on black fraternities and speaks about educational standards, black male education and philanthropy in the HBCU arena.
Kimbrough was named to the Grio’s list of top 100 African American Leaders and was also named by New Orleans Magazine as one of the 25 People to Watch in 2012.
DELGADO ART EXHIBIT: The “Whitewashed” exhibit by Joseph Gregory Rossano can be viewed through Aug. 28 at the Isaac Delgado Fine Arts Gallery on the City Park Campus of Delgado Community College. The gallery is on the third floor of Building 1 at 615 City Park Ave., New Orleans.
Through Aug. 14, gallery hours will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Beginning Aug. 18, gallery hours will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. There will be a closing reception and artist talk from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28.
The public is welcome and there is no admission charge. For information, contact Brenda Hanegan, gallery director, at (504) 671-6377, firstname.lastname@example.org.