Awards & Recognitions

2019 African American Historical and Genealogical Society Book Award (Non-Fiction Category-Genealogy)

The Thompson Family: Untold Stories from the Past (1830-1960)

Dr. Walter B. Curry, Jr. selected to the Inaugural 40 under 40 Class

“Dr. Walter B. Curry, Jr. selected to the Inaugural 40 under 40 Class. The purpose of the 40 under 40 Class is to honor and engage 40 South Carolina State University young alumni who are making strides in their careers, contributions to their communities, or impressions on the SCSU campus and beyond”.

South Carolina House of Representatives & Senate Resolutions

From left to right:

Rep. Jerry N. Govan, Jr. (D-Orangeburg)., Chairman of the South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus, Rep. Bill Taylor (R-Aiken), Dr. Walter B. Curry, Jr., and Rep. Ivory Thigpen (D-Richland).

A House Resolution to honor and recognize Dr. Walter B. Curry, Jr., for his significant contributions to African American History and Heritage in South Carolina and to congratulate him on receiving the 2019 International African American Historical and Genealogical Society Book Award.