Adriane Lentz-Smith selected as a 2019 Distinguished Alumna of Duke TIP

Adriane Lentz-Smith

Adriane Lentz-Smith has been selected as a 2019 Distinguished Alumna of the Duke University Talent Identification Program. Duke TIP’s mission is to recognize academically talented students and provide advanced learning opportunities that foster their intellectual and social growth.  Through their Distinguished Alumni Awards (DAA), they hope to provide our current students with role models who have accomplished a high level of success in their careers while emulating our mission and values.   Lentz-Smith was selected because of your contributions to 20th Century American History and African American History, as well as your commitment to serving students in the Duke community.


Lentz-Smith attended TIP from 1987-1990 while a secondary student from Jonesboro, Georgia. She took her first class in Classroom (formerly, Carr) Building, 20 years before she returned as a professor.



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