Seth N. Asumah, Africana Studies and Political Science departments, was a recipient of the Alumni of Distinction honor at a ceremony at the State University of New York College at Oneonta in September. The Alumni of Distinction honorees are selected in recognition of their “demonstrated leadership, superior career achievement and distinguished service.” Asumah is a SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor, chair of the Africana Studies Department and a political science professor. He is the author, co-author and co-editor of 11 books and over 100 articles, book chapters, reviews and essays and a recipient of more than 20 international, national and local awards and honors. At SUNY Cortland, Asumah’s recognitions include the Excellence in Teaching Award, Rozanne Brooks Dedicated Teacher Award and Outstanding Achievement in Service Award. As a member of many soccer referees’ associations, Asumah has officiated soccer matches for 35 years at the international, national, state and local levels.