Miller Smith Honored as Living Legend
Dr. Arlette Miller Smith, Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, Director of the African American Studies Program, and faculty member in the Executive Leadership (Ed.D.) Program, was recently honored at the Rochester Black Arts and Entertainment Dinner as a Living Legend. The event took place at Trinity Emmanuel Presbyterian Church in early March.
Miller Smith was recognized for her work as the Founder and Executive Director of AKOMA, Rochester’s African American Women’s Gospel Choir, which is comprised of over 60 women from churches throughout the Rochester area. Additional honorees included Dr. David A. Anderson, Storyteller and Author, and William H. Watson, Sr., Music Director. They were all honored for their contribution to local arts and entertainment.