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Diversity Award to be presented to Williamson

Congratulations to Associate Dean Deborah Williamson, DHA, MSN, RN, who is the recipient of the 2014 Earl B. Higgins Achievement in Diversity Award. This award is presented to a MUSC employee and a student in recognition of exemplary strides and contributions in promoting diversity.

A presentation and reception will be held on Wednesday, April 2 in honor of the nominees and award recipients. Also honored on this occasion are six students nominated by their dean to receive the Earl B. Higgins Scholarship.

First presented in April 1996, this award has become an annual event at MUSC.  The award is a tribute to the late Dr. Earl B. Higgins, former director of affirmative action and minority affairs at MUSC. Dr. Higgins was born in 1946 and passed away on August 30, 1992.