Dr. Linda B. Hayden

Linda Hayden, Elizabeth City State University, is a tenured professor of computer science with 30 years of college experience in teaching and nurturing student researchers. Her science programs include ONR Nurturing ECSU Research Talent (NERT), several efforts funded by NASA, and the Celebration of Women in Mathematics program. She works with undergraduate students, middle- and high-school-aged girls and K-12 teachers, and extends her reach to a number of historically black colleges and universities around the country, revealing a deep commitment to increasing the number of minorities in scientific and technical careers.

Dr. Linda Hayden During her presentation and award
Dr. Linda Hayden During her presentation and award

Other Awardees
Dr. Arden L. Bement, Jr. (Acting Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF)) and Dr. John Marburger, III (Science Adviser to the President and Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy) stand with awardees (L to R):
Dr. Ellis Ingram, Dr. Calvin Mackie, Michele Lezama (NSBE), and Marilyn J. Suiter (Program Officer, NSF Directorate for Education and Human Resources).


(L to R):
Dr. Bernice Anderson, Acting Director of Education and Human Resources /Human Resource Development (EHR/HRD)
Dr. Kathie L. Olsen, Associate Director with the Office of Science and Technology Policy
Dr. Arden L. Bement, Jr., Acting Director of the National Science Foundation
Dr. Judith Ramaley, Assistant Director, Education and Human Resources Directorate (EHR), NSF

Seated at table:
Dr. Pamela S. Clute, Executive Director of the ALPHA Center at the University of California, Riverside
Dr. Ellis Ingram, University of Missouri-Columbia
Dr. Charles E. Vela, President and founder of CAHSEE
Dr. Linda Hayden, Professor of Computer Science, Elizabeth City State University

Dr. Linda Hayden and Friends

Dr. Hayden with Friends and Colleagues
L to R
Dr. Cheryl Lewis, Dr. Hayden, Mr. Kuchumbi Hayden, Mr. Lee Hayden, Dr. Stephanie Johnson, Mrs. Dawn Walthall
Dr. Cheryl Lewis and Dr. Hayden
Dr. Hayden and Dr. Pamela Clute
Dr. Linda Hayden and Marilyn J. Suiter

Eisenhower Executive Office Building
A reception was held in the Indian Treaty Room of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. Dr. Stephanie Johnson is shown with portraits of the president and vice-president and Dr. Hayden is pictured with Mr. Lee Hayden.