A Herman L. Reese Community Service Award recipient is honored by the Emory Alumni Association.

Herman L. Reese Community Service Award

The Herman L. Reese Community Service Award is given to students who serve Emory and make significant contributions to the black community at Emory and greater Atlanta. Created in 1985 by Rosetta Gooden, a former senior associate dean of admission at Emory College, the award commemorates and honors Herman L. Reese, former director of financial aid at Emory. Reese is best remembered for his dedication to students, his commitment to providing financial assistance and vocational opportunities, and his concern for academic and personal success.

How to Apply

Do you know a student who has shown the same selflessness as Herman Reese? If so, please encourage them to apply today! Contact Marché Simpson with any questions.

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How to Give

Many students have benefited from receiving the Herman L. Reese Community Service Award, and we hope to recognize many more. However, we need your support to continue to honor these outstanding students, encouraging community service and respecting those who have paved the way for us. If funds raised are sufficient to support the creation of a named endowment, the Herman L. Reese Award will be converted to an endowed award at that time. Donate online today!

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Read more about the 2018-2019 award recipients