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David Acey

David L. Acey Sr.
Assistant Professor

Degrees Held

M.A. Rhetoric and Public Address, University of Memphis

Academic Summary

Director of African-American Studies 1979-85 and designed several Afro-centric courses now taught in the department. Certified in Communications, African American Rhetoric, and Inter racial Communication

Courses Taught

African American Rhetoric
Interracial Communication

Major Publications/Professional Activity

Dan Powell Collection and Audio Tapes
Dr. W. Herbert Brewster, Speeches, Sermons, and Essays
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Collection
Production of the Annual Africa In April Cultural Awareness Festival, Inc. ( 22 years)

Awards and Honors

Higher Education Harold C. Love Award ( State of TN),  2008
Memphis Center City Vision Award ( Africa In April), 2008     
Melrose Mass Reunion Entrepreneur’s Award, July 2008 ( Africa In April)     
Mt. Vernon Baptist Church 2008 Community Service Award, 2008
Memphis City School Community Service Award, Coleman Elementary, 2008
University of Memphis Arthur S. Holman Lifetime Achievement Award, 2006
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Human Rights Award, University of Memphis
Apha Phi Alpha Humanitarian Award, University of Memphis
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Beta Epsilon Omega Chapter, World Community Award
Memphis Silver News Community Service Achievement Award, 2006
National Association for Equal Opportunity
Higher Education Award, 2006     

Phone: 901-678-3181

Fax: 901-678-4331

E-mail: dacey@memphis.edu

Office: ACB 231

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