by Kelly Lippke Shazia Kassim via https://briefly.co.za/
After 115 years, Danielle McCleave has become the first black woman to graduate with a doctoral degree in architecture at the University of Hawaii (UH) at Mãnoa. McCleave earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with an emphasis in sculpture and painting from Belmont University before heading to UH to further her studies.
She has made history as the first black woman to earn a Doctor of Architecture professional degree from UH Mãnoa in the school’s 115-year existence.
McCleave was hit with a variety of emotions when she first found out that she would be the first…