VUU leadership institute announces Sept. 17 awards luncheon
9/8/2022, 6 p.m.
The Ruth Coles Harris Leadership Institute will honor three community leaders for their work during its 2022 Awards Luncheon next week at Virginia Union University.
The luncheon will be hosted by the Sydney Lewis School of Business in the Claude G. Perkins Living and Learning Center on VUU’s campus on Saturday, Sept. 17, at 11:30 a.m.
Honorees include Tyrone E. Dickerson, member of the VUU Board of Trustees and recipient of the Ruth Coles Harris Advancing Diversity and Inclusion Award; John W. Kinney, pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Beaverdam and former dean of VUU’s Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology; and Shane Roberts-Thomas, owner and chef of Southern Kitchen and The Deuce restaurants.
Four Sydney Lewis students also will be awarded $2,500 scholarships for outstanding academic achievements. For more information, please visit vuu.edu.