2019 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl Game Roster Announced

For Immediate Release
January 10, 2019
 Brandon Parker | Communications Manager
Brandon.parker@nflpa.com | 202-756-9160

Eighth annual all-star game features 112 of the top draft-eligible prospects

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The NFL Players Association announced the full roster for its eighth annual NFLPA Collegiate Bowl on Thursday.

The all-star game will once again feature a collection of the best seniors in college football showcasing their skills at the historic Rose Bowl Stadium. The 112-man roster has been split into two groups: the National team, led by long-time NFL player and coach Mike Tice, and the American team, led by former Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano.

This year’s contest is slated to take place on Saturday, January 19, culminating a week-long experience during which the participants will learn about the business of football. The game is scheduled for 2 p.m. PST/5 p.m. EST kickoff and will be televised on FS1.

Click here are the full player rosters for the American and National teams


About the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl:
Founded in 2012, the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl gives prospective players the best opportunity to showcase their talents to potential employers and fans. Nearly 200 scouts, player personnel staff, general managers and head coaches from all 32 NFL teams are expected be in attendance to watch live practices, conduct player interviews and review tape. For the latest news and updates on the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, visit the game’s website at http://collegiate.nflpa.com/ and follow @NFLPABowl on Twitter.

Malin PR CEO Selected as a Howard University 2018 Faculty Scholar

Howard University Office of University Communications

July 11, 2018

Dear Howard University Community,

The Office of Faculty Development is pleased to announce that 27 members of the Howard University faculty are participating in the 2018 Junior Faculty Writing and Creative Works Summer Academy.
The selections were made after a vigorous competitive submission process. The faculty selected include assistant or associate professors on tenure track, instructors and lecturers, as well as senior faculty who will serve in the Summer Academy as Scholar Coaches or mentors. The faculty selected represent a cross-section of Howard University schools and colleges, thus promoting interdisciplinary collaborations and interactions among the faculty.
Junior Faculty who are designated as Faculty Scholars:

  • Dr. Miriam Ahmed, Department of Art, College of Arts and Sciences (COAS)

  • Dr. Jarrett Brown, Department of English, COAS

  • Professor Jacqueline L. Carmichael, Department of Art, COAS

  • Professor Shirley Carswell, Department of Media, Journalism and Film, Cathy Hughes School of Communications

  • Dr. Alaina S. Davis, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Cathy Hughes School of Communications

  • Dr. Marina del Sol, Department of English, COAS

  • Dr. Barbara A. Fears, Department of Religious Education, School of Divinity

  • Dr. Leelannee K. Malin, Department of Strategic, Legal, and Management Communications, Cathy Hughes School of Communications

  • Dr. Bahiyyah M. Muhammad, Department of Sociology and Criminology, COAS

  • Dr. Efua Obeng, Marketing Department, School of Business

  • Dr. Martha Pitts, Department of English, COAS

  • Dr. Elizabeth Ricks, Department of Human Development and Psychoeducational Studies, School of Education

  • Dr. Shameka Stanford, Department of Communications Sciences and Disorders, Cathy Hughes School of Communications

  • Dr. Shaolei Teng, Department of Biology, COAS

  • Professor Jennifer D. Williams, Department of English, COAS

  • Dr. Tingting Xiong, Department of Economics, COAS

The Scholar Coaches who will mentor the Faculty Scholars:

  • Dr. Mohamed S. Camara, Department of African Studies, COAS

  • Dr. David Kwame Dixon, Department of Political Science, COAS

  • Dr. Ruby M. Gourdine, School of Social Work

  • Dr. Carolivia Herron, Classics Department, COAS (Visiting Scholar Coach)

  • Dr. Fatimah L. C. Jackson, Department of Biology, College of Arts and Sciences

  • Dr. Amol Anant Kulkarni, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy

  • Dr. Kehbuma Langmia, Department of Strategic, Legal, and Management Communications, Cathy Hughes School of Communications

  • Dr. Denée Thomas Mwendwa, Department of Psychology, COAS

  • Professor W. Sherman Rogers, School of Law

  • Dr. Sandra Shannon, Professor Emeritus, Department of English, COAS

  • Professor Sonja D. Williams, Department of Media, Journalism and Film, Cathy Hughes School of Communications

Associate Provost Okianer Christian Dark, along with the co-Directors of the Summer Academy Dr. Rubin Patterson, Chair, Department of Sociology and Criminology and Dr. Elka Stevens, Interim Co-Chair, Department of Art, develop and manage the curriculum for the Summer Academy, which is now in its third year. The Summer Academy includes a four-day off campus retreat, several brown bag sessions, an intense two-day research retreat, and multiple opportunities for junior and senior faculty to collaborate on their writing and creative pursuits.  
The key to the Summer Academy are the Scholar Coaches who are the mentors. Each Faculty Scholar (junior faculty member) is assigned a Scholar Coach who works with him or her on their summer project. An important outcome for the Summer Academy is that the Faculty Scholars develop relationships with peer and more senior colleagues who can provide a network of support as their careers progress at the University. The Junior Faculty Writing and Creative Works Summer Academy is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Office of the Provost. More information about the Summer Academy can be found on the Office of Faculty Development’s Web site at https://www2.howard.edu/provost/faculty-development/opportunities.
Associate Provost Dark who is responsible for the Office of Faculty Development in the Provost Office, may be contacted by email at Okianer.c.dark@howard.edu or by phone at (202) 806-2550.

Excellence in Truth and Service,
Okianer Christian Dark
Associate Provost for Faculty Development, 
Office of the Provost


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