Stella Powell-Williams receives 2021 Dean’s Award

Stella Powell-Williams

Stella Powell-Williams, Grants and Contracts Manager, has been selected as a recipient of the Dean’s Pillars of Excellence Award for her continued contributions to the excellence of Trinity College of Arts & Sciences.  

In a congratulatory email announcement, Chair Scott Huettel stated: "Stella has been a leader in our department whose many contributions to our grants management, to our administration, and to our culture have been critical for our continuing success during a most difficult year. Her dedication to P&N and Duke are simply inspiring!"

Powell-Williams has served as a Duke staff member for nearly 30 years. In recognition of her committed service to the success of the Psychology & Neuroscience department and to Trinity College, Powel-Williams will receive a much-deserved $1,000 award. "This is truly a great honor," she stated in an email to colleagues. "I'm so thankful to work with such a great group of faculty and staff. It's because of all of you that I enjoy my job and take pride in the work that I do."