Reames receives Michigan Chronicle’s Men of Excellence award

University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS) Tishman Professor of Environmental Justice, Associate Professor of Environment and Sustainability and Detroit Sustainability Clinic Director Tony G. Reames received a Michigan Chronicle Men of Excellence award last week at the 17th Annual Men of Excellence Awards and Induction Ceremony in Detroit. Each year, the Michigan Chronicle provides Men and Women of Excellence awards to outstanding African American men and women who have made significant contributions to the city of Detroit through their leadership, vision, exemplary achievements and service across all sectors.

This year’s 50 Men of Excellence recipients included Michigan Lieutenant Governor Garland Gilchrist II and many other distinguished honorees and executives from the political, educational, business, healthcare, civil service, faith and arts spheres. Recipients are nominated by at least two previous Men of Excellence awardees. To qualify, a prospective recipient must be an African American executive or business owner with a proven track record of success in his industry, be active in community service and be a positive role model. Read more about JPB Fellow Tony Reames’ award.