Awards and Honors

TEACHING/SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS

  • National Role Model Faculty Award, Minority Access Inc. (2018)

  • Expert Academic Reviewer and Panelist: Institute of International Education and the National Security Agency. Washington, D.C. 2016 and 2017

  • Alumni of Distinction Award, SUNY Oneonta, 2016

  • Carnegie Diaspora Fellowship/Scholar - University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana, 2015

  • Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence for Climate and Diversity Day, University of Wisconsin-Madison, April 7-9, 2010.

  • Outstanding Teaching in Political Science, The American Political Science  Association and the National Political Science Honor Society (Pi Sigma Alpha), August 29, 2008

  • SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor, 2007

  • Madison Who’s Who of Professionals, 2006

  • Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers 2004 and 2005

  • Excellence in Teaching Award, SUNY Cortland, May 2002

  • Dr. Rozanne Brooks Award for Teaching Excellence and Dedication, SUNY Cortland, May 1999

  • Outstanding Teaching Faculty Award, Student Government Association, SUNY  Cortland. May 1998

  • Phi Kappa Phi, National Honor Society Inductee, SUNY-Cortland, 1998.

  • Outstanding Teaching Faculty Award, Educational Opportunity Program, SUNY‑Cortland, 1993

 

 

PUBLICATION AWARDS

  • The Professor Ali A. Mazuri Outstanding Publication/Book and Educational Activities Award, New York Africana Studies Association (NYASA), April 2014

  • NYASA Book Award 2013 (Honorable Mention) Osha, S. & Asumah, S. N. (Guest Foreword). Postethnophilosophy, The Netherlands, VIBS-Rodopi.

  • Appointed by the University Nis, Serbia and Montenegro, to the Editorial Board of Facta Universitatis: A Journal of Philosophy, Sociology and Psychology. June 2005.

  • Appointed by the Chancellor of the State University of New York and served a three-year term on the Editorial Board of the State University of New York Press, 2002-2005.

SERVICE  AWARDS

  • Steven J. Barnes Outstanding Faculty Award, SUNY Cortland (2016)

  • Outstanding Achievement in Service Award, SUNY Cortland, May 2014

  • Outstanding Faculty Award, Black Students Union (CSA) SUNY Cortland, February 2014

  • Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award, Black Student Union, SUNY Cortland, 2013.

  • Special Appreciation Award, Educational Opportunity Program, SUNY Cortland, 2013. 

  • Outstanding Service Award, New York Africana Studies Association (NYASA) and Pennsylvania State University African and African American Studies Department. University Park, Pennsylvania, February 24-25, 2012.

  • Most Esteemed Faculty Award, Black Student Union, 2008

  • Excellence in Service to ALANA Students and Faculty Award,”  SUNY Cortland, May, 2002.

  • President's Award for Leadership and Community Service – State University of New York at Oneonta, 1982. 

SPORTS AWARDS / HONORS

  • Appointed by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)  to officiate eight Final Four men and women college soccer matches: 1994,  1995, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2005, 2011, 2012.

  • Represented the United States as an official in six International Soccer matches: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, and 2001.

  • Outstanding Officiating Award for New York State Interscholastic Soccer Championship, 1990.

 

OTHER AWARDS

  • Outstanding Speaker’s Award,  King’s Conference, BSU, SUNY-Cortland, 2002.

  • Phi Beta Delta International Honor Society, 2006. 

  • Outstanding Young Men of America Selection, 1987.       

  • Outstanding Achievement Award” ‑ Residential Services, Lehigh University. 1983-1987.

  • Elected to Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, 1986.

 

Minority Access, Inc. Award
Minority Access, Inc. Award

Pres. Minority Access and Dr. Asumah
Pres. Minority Access and Dr. Asumah

Presenting Award - Pres.Dr. Russell
Presenting Award - Pres.Dr. Russell

Minority Access, Inc. Award
Minority Access, Inc. Award

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