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Dr. Cornwall Receives Links Award

May 12, 2014 – Dr. Loñieta Thompson Cornwall, Shaw University associate professor of music, was presented with the Emerald Award in the Arts from The Links, Incorporated on April 12, 2014 during their 65th Anniversary Luncheon. The Links, Incorporated is an international organization of women established in 1946 that is committed to enriching, sustaining, and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and persons of African ancestry.  

Dr. Cornwall was accompanied by Shaw alumna, Mary Newton, class of ’78. The award included an emerald and pearl gold necklace which reflects The Links’ official colors of white and green. Co-founder of The Shaw Players, Dr. Patricia Caple, is a past honoree of the Emerald Award’s class of 2013.