The late Thomas McCue “Mac” Brownlee ’62 was honored in a joint resolution of the N.C. General Assembly for his commitment to North Carolinians with disabilities, on the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Brownlee died in a car accident in April.
The S.C. Higher Education Foundation’s Lightsey Society selected USC historian Walter Edgar ’65 as the 2010 laureate for the S.C. Higher Education Hall of Fame for his inspirational contributions to higher education.
Making Transcendents: Ascetics and Social Memory in Early Medieval China by Robert Ford Campany ’81, has been selected to receive the American Academy of Religion’s Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion in the historical studies category.
Laeta Kalogridis ’87, screenwriter and producer of Shutter Island and Avatar, was honored during the UCLA School of Theater’s Film and Television Festival of New Creative Work 2010 with the Distinguished Achievement in Screenwriting Award during the Screenwriters’ Showcase in June.
Jay Chaudhuri ’91, who was previously general counsel and senior policy adviser at the N.C. Department of State Treasurer, was elected to the board of directors of the Council of Institutional Investors.
John C. Allen ’10, a master of divinity student at Union Theological Seminary, received a 2010 Congregational Fellowship from the Fund for Theological Education, an award of $1,000 to $5,000.