Tenants' group to honor AACC's Blackstone
The Anne Arundel Coalition of Tenants will honor Anne Arundel Community College administrator Alfred Blackstone at a Martin Luther King Jr. memorial breakfast on Jan. 18 at the Annapolis Ramada Inn.
Mr. Blackstone will receive the "I've Been to the Mountaintop" award for his contributions to education. Coordinator of minority recruitment and retention since 1983, Mr. Blackstone joined the college staff in 1972 as job placement coordinator.
His community affiliations have included the Anne Arundel County School Board Task Force for At-Risk Students; the People Helping People Inc. advisory board; and the Crownsville State Hospital Center advisory council.
Mr. Blackstone earned bachelor's degrees in sociology from Morgan State University and in social casework from Adelphi University. He has a master's degree in liberal studies from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.