O’Riordan Bethel is proud to announce that Executive Partner Pamela J. Bethel was inducted to the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame for her achievements in the field of Government/Law. The ceremony was held in Atlanta on September 26.
She joins the ranks of such notable inductees as Thurgood Marshall the first African-American Supreme Court Justice (1986), Maynard Jackson the first African-American mayor of Atlanta (1987), Barbara Jordan a leader of the Civil Rights Movement and the first southern African-American woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives (1989), Andrew Young former US Ambassador to the United Nations, mayor of Atlanta, and Congressman (1993), James E. Clyburn currently the third-ranking Democrat in the US House of Representatives (2005), and Shirley Franklin the first African-American woman elected mayor of Atlanta (2006).
The National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation is dedicated to the growth and development of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. To this end, the Hall of Fame secures supplemental scholarships for students and recognizes the accomplishments of distinguished alumni.
Ms. Bethel was nominated by her alma mater Lincoln University of Pennsylvania