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Denise Saunders Thompson receives 2021 National Medal of Arts from President Biden

The International Association of Blacks in Dance

Denise Saunders Thompson, associate dean of administration in the Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts, was presented with the 2021 National Medal of Arts by President Biden during an East Room ceremony at the White House held Tuesday. Thompson received the award on behalf of the International Association of Blacks in Dance (IABD).

Congratulations to Tony Starnes!

Tony Starnes serves on staff at Howard University's Department of Theatre Arts.  His professional career allows him to bring real-world experience and knowledge to our students and departmental season.

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