Awards and Recognition

Champion of Diversity Individual Award, Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, 2018

Top 20 Under 40, South Carolina Black Pages, 2017

Harry Canon Outstanding Professional Award, ACPA Coalition on Men & Masculinities, 2016

Melvene Draheim Hardee Award, Southern Association for College Student Affairs, 2015

Male Alumnus of the Year (Finalist), HBCU Awards, 2015

Sadie M. Yancey Professional Service Award, National Association of Student Affairs Professionals, 2015

Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’sWho Publications, 2015

 Male Alumnus of the Year (Finalist), HBCU Awards, 2014

Michael A. Powell, Esq. Service Award, National Black Graduate Student Association, 2013

Joseph H. Silver, Sr., Leadership and Mentoring Initiative Alumni Award, American Association of Blacks in Higher Education, 2013

Outstanding Alumni of the Quasquicentennial Award, Florida A&M University, 2012

Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who, 2010

Top Young Leaders Under 30, Ebony magazine, 2009

Top 40 InSpirers of the Year, InSpire magazine, 2009

Educator of the Year, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated, Baltimore Alumni Chapter, 2008

National Scholars Honor Society, Morgan State University, 2007

Delores A. Auzenne Fellowship, Florida A&M University, 2005

Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education, Florida A&M University, 2005

Medgar W. Evers Leadership Award, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 2005 & 1999

Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society, Florida A&M University, 2004

Distinguished Collegian Award, National Association of Black Accountants, 2003

State University System of Florida Fellowship, School of Graduate Studies & Research, Florida A&M University, 2003

Coca-Cola Scholar, United Negro College Fund, 2001-2003

Daimler-Chrysler Scholar, United Negro College Fund, 2001-2003

Election Committee Award Recipient, Student Government Association, Morehouse College, 2003

Golden Key International Honour Society, Morehouse College, 2002

National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Morehouse College, 2001

Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition Scholarship, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2000

Music Talent Grant Recipient, Department of Music, Morehouse College, 1999-2002

Fannie Mae and the National Academy Foundation Scholar, National Academy Foundation, 1999

Dade Community Foundation Scholarship, Dade Community Foundation, 1999

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated Scholarship, Miami-Dade Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi, Fraternity, Incorporated, 1999

McKnight Achievers Scholarship, South Florida Center of Excellence, Florida International University, 1999

Books Edited by Adriel Hilton