Ethel Morgan Smith M.A. ’90 is the author of two books: <em>From Whence Cometh My Help: The African American Community at Hollins College </em>and <em>Reflections of the Other: Being Black in Germany</em>. She has also published in <em>The New York Times</em>, <em>Callaloo</em>, <em>African American Review</em>, and other national and international outlets. Smith has received a Fulbright Scholarship in Germany and a Rockefeller Fellowship in Bellagio, Italy. She was a visiting artist at the American Academy in Rome, a DuPont Fellow at Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, and a visiting scholar at the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandies University, the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and Bread Loaf. Smith is an associate professor of English at West Virginia University in Morgantown. She received her M.A. in English from Hollins University. Black History Month event sponsored by the Darci Ellis Godhard Fund for Social Justice, cultural and community engagement, student activities, and the Black Student Alliance at Hollins.