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TMCF and Strada Pilot New Scholars Program, three HBCUs to participate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Three Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Fayetteville State University (FSU), Texas Southern University (TSU) and Virginia State University (VSU) have been chosen to participate in a pilot high school-to-college scholars program in a joint initiative of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Strada Education Network, the two organizations have announced.… Continue reading TMCF and Strada Pilot New Scholars Program, three HBCUs to participate

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Lincoln University of Missouri to offer new post graduate degree

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – A new program under the Lincoln University School of Graduate Studies will provide students a faster track to licensure as a professional counselor in the state of Missouri. The Education Specialist degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling which was approved by the Lincoln University Board of Curators during their September 2018… Continue reading Lincoln University of Missouri to offer new post graduate degree

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Decision-Making Time: What are the Artifacts in Choosing a College?

Leading up to the months of decision day in making the choice that involves the next steps of your future. Students must make that move to finalize if and where they are going to go to college. When making the decision, there are a few questions and things to consider — What field would I… Continue reading Decision-Making Time: What are the Artifacts in Choosing a College?

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African-American Studies Initiative Awarded $1 Million in Grants and Gifts to Prairie View A&M University

PRAIRIE VIEW, TX – The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) a grant of $500,000 to support its effort to establish an African-American Studies Initiative which will be housed in its Marvin D. and June Samuel Brailsford College of Arts and Sciences. Inspired by the Mellon Foundation award, an anonymous… Continue reading African-American Studies Initiative Awarded $1 Million in Grants and Gifts to Prairie View A&M University

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Shaw University Board of Trustees Appoint Paulette R. Dillard as 18th President

RALEIGH, NC – Shaw University Board of Trustees has named Paulette R. Dillard as the University’s 18th President. Dr. Dillard has been serving as interim president since July of last year. She previously served as the University’s vice president for academic affairs and dean of the college of arts and sciences. “Upon her appointment as… Continue reading Shaw University Board of Trustees Appoint Paulette R. Dillard as 18th President

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Arkansas Baptist College Names Regina Favors as Interim President and other leadership changes

  LITTLE ROCK, AR – Arkansas Baptist College, a private historically black college, recently announced new leadership changes in works to rebuild its finances and enrollment According to THV11, Little Rock lawyer Richard Mays was elected as the chair of the Board of Trustees and Regina Favors was appointed as Interim President of the College.… Continue reading Arkansas Baptist College Names Regina Favors as Interim President and other leadership changes

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Southern Heritage Classic football game canceled due to inclement weather, will not be rescheduled

MEMPHIS, TN – After more than three hours of lightning delays in Memphis at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, the Southern Heritage Classic football game between Tennessee State and Jackson State was canceled. “We went through all the options and checked both of the schedules, and there was no other way to play this game,” said… Continue reading Southern Heritage Classic football game canceled due to inclement weather, will not be rescheduled

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Former Chicago State Univ. President Dr. Thomas Calhoun appointed as Vice President of Enrollment Management & Strategic Matriculant Services at Edward Waters College

JACKSONVILLE, FL – Former Chicago State University President, Dr. Thomas J. Calhoun, Jr., has been appointed as the Vice President of Enrollment Management & Strategic Magtriculant Services at Edward Waters College (EWC). Dr. Calhoun will begin serving, effective September 10, 2018, as the College’s chief enrollment management strategist and architect. He will be responsible for… Continue reading Former Chicago State Univ. President Dr. Thomas Calhoun appointed as Vice President of Enrollment Management & Strategic Matriculant Services at Edward Waters College

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UAPB alumnus Dr. Miron Billingsley appointed as Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at Lincoln University

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Lincoln University of Missouri has named Arkansas native and UAPB alumnus, Dr. Miron P. Billingsley as the Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students. Billingsley will begin serving on September 4. Dr. Billingsley has countless years of experience in higher education as a professor, dean, director and vice… Continue reading UAPB alumnus Dr. Miron Billingsley appointed as Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at Lincoln University

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Xavier University Announces New Center for Equity, Justice, and the Human Spirit

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Xavier University of Louisiana has announced the formation of the Center for Equity, Justice, and the Human Spirit, an intellectual and physical convening place for research, teaching, community engagement, and debate on issues related to race-based inequities, social identity production and power relations. According to an press release by the university,… Continue reading Xavier University Announces New Center for Equity, Justice, and the Human Spirit