Administrators honor first African American students

Syreeta Greene, director of equity inclusion and multicultural affairs, University President Suzanne Shipley and Keith Lamb, vice president of sutdent affairs and enrollment management, unveil the bench in the Clark Student Center Comanche Room that is dedicated to the group of African American students who first attended and fought to be at Midwestern State University, Friday Feb. 23, 2018. Photo by Rachel Johnson

To honor the first African American students who attended campus in 1954, administrators hosted a ceremony in which they dedicated a bench to the alumni in the Clark Students Center Comanche Suites on Feb 23.

Syreeta Greene, director of the office of equity, inclusion and multicultural affairs, said she felt honored to host the ceremony because she had the opportunity to meet iconic…

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