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Congratulations On being named among Connecticut NAACP’s 100 Most Influential Black People for 2024. Cheryl C. De Vonish, Campus Chief Executive Officer CT State Norwalk, O. John Maduko, M.D., Duncan Harris, edD, Campus Chief Executive Officer CT State Capital. 2024Thank you for all you do in support of the faculty, staff and students of CT State Community College.

CT State Community College (CT State) President O. John Maduko, M.D., along with campus CEOs Cheryl De Vonish, J.D. (CT State Norwalk), and Duncan Harris, Ed.D. (CT State Capital), have been named to the 100 Most Influential Blacks in Connecticut for 2024 by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s (NAACP) Connecticut chapter. The award honors their leadership and contributions to both Connecticut and the broader community.
“This recognition highlights the significant impact and contributions of Black professionals in our community and underscores the transformative work being done across our CT State campuses,” said Maduko. “We are honored to be part of this distinguished group of recognized leaders and remain committed to fostering excellence and leadership within our college and beyond.”
The honorees will be celebrated at an award ceremony on June 29 at Foxwoods Resort Casino during the Connecticut NAACP Annual State Convention. This biennial list acknowledges the top 100 Black influencers in Connecticut, including civic leaders, government officials, educators, politicians, civil rights activists, commissioners, business leaders, and entertainment industry influencers.

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