Auburn, Ala. - The Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center (JDCAC) is proud to recognize Chichi Lovett, Assistant Professor in the Department of Art in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University, as the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award given by the Auburn University Women’s Studies Program. Lovett is a longtime professor at the University and a director of Auburn CityKids, an art education program sponsored by the Auburn Arts Association (AAA) and the JDCAC. Through her work with the AAA, Lovett has been instrumental in the creation of a number of art educational programs at the JDCAC and currently serves as the president of the AAA and director of summer art camps.
Lovett’s award was presented by Dr. Alicia Carroll, Associate Professor of English in the College of Liberal Arts, at the Women’s Studies Program’s 6th Annual Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, March 6. The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented in conjunction with the Undergraduate Student Awards, Graduate Student Awards, and Faculty Award. This year’s awards program featured keynote speaker Dr. Michele Tracy Berger, an associate professor of Women’s Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Auburn University Women’s Studies is an interdisciplinary program in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University offering undergraduate and graduate minors. The program sponsors lectures as well as other events on Auburn’s campus. Pictured below (L - R) are Alicia Carroll, Chichi Lovett, and Joyce DeVries at the luncheon presentation.
Auburn Parks and Recreation congratulates Professor Lovett on her recognition and thanks her for her on-going contributions to art education programming and events for thousands of Auburn citizens.
For more information, visit www.auburnalabama.org/arts.