Virginia Union University Associate Professor Dr. Carleitta Paige-Anderson is the 2017 recipient of the Scott & Stringfellow Outstanding Professor Award. Dr. Paige-Anderson is a 2003 graduate of Virginia Union and serves as Director of the University’s Center for Undergraduate Research. She earned a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Wake Forest University, completed a post-doctoral research appointment at the Johns Hopkins University in the Center for Tuberculosis Research, and has on several independent occasions served as the faculty-lead for Department of Homeland Security Summer Research teams. Dr. Paige-Anderson was selected as a Fulbright Senior Scholar in 2013. She taught at Universitas Airlangga in Indonesia, implementing a teaching model that focused on infectious disease, particularly tuberculosis, which is highly prevalent in Indonesia.The Scott & Stringfellow Outstanding Professor Award was established in 1997 and is awarded to an outstanding professor each year at Virginia Union University Commencement Ceremonies. Since its founding in 1893, Scott & Stringfellow has operated as a full-service regional brokerage and investment banking firm serving individual, institutional, corporate, and municipal clients. Scott & Stringfellow, which became part of BB&T Corporation in 1999, has 47 offices in the states of Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Maryland, and Texas.