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Silverenia Kanoyton named 2017 Woman of Excellence by The Michigan Chronicle

Published Monday, April 17, 2017

The Michigan Chronicle, the region’s oldest African-American newspaper, is honoring Assistant Professor of Research Silverenia Q. Kanoyton, Ed.D., as a 2017 Woman of Excellence. Kanoyton is the director and principal investigator of two State of Michigan, King-Chavez-Parks grants and co-principal investigator of a NSF grant entitled "Center for Advanced Automotive Technology." The Michigan Chronicle celebrates local African-American women who inspire others through vision and leadership, exceptional achievements, in business, education, community involvement, and philanthropy. Kanoyton was chosen from over 700 nominees and will join an elite group of the area’s most influential women. The celebration will take place on Thursday, April 20, at MGM Grand Detroit.

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