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Dr. Steve Perry to deliver the Fall Commencement Address at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Noted educator and author Dr. Steve Perry will deliver the commencement address to fall 2018 graduates of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) on Friday, December 14 at 10:00 a.m. The free, public event will be held at the Pine Bluff Convention Center arena with procession beginning at 9:45 a.m. Dr. Perry is… Continue reading Dr. Steve Perry to deliver the Fall Commencement Address at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

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HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Dr. Jerald Jones Woolfolk, President of Lincoln University of Missouri

Every Monday, the HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) will spotlight a Chancellor or President who currently serves a Historically Black College or University. This initiative recognizes and introduces those individuals who serve our nation HBCUs on a daily basis, changing and educating lives while producing the forthcoming visionary leaders of tomorrow. This week’s Chancellor or President: … Continue reading HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Dr. Jerald Jones Woolfolk, President of Lincoln University of Missouri

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ECSU Offers First Online Masters of Education Degree Program

ELIZABETH CITY, NC – Starting January 2019, Elizabeth City State University (ECSU) is offering its first online Masters of Education degree program. The 100 percent online program will offer two concentrations, one for teacher leaders, and another for initial certification. With total tuition less than $7,000 they are some of the most affordable online graduate… Continue reading ECSU Offers First Online Masters of Education Degree Program

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Thanksgiving Weekend in New Orleans Goes to the Tigers and Jaguars at the 45th Annual Bayou Classic

NEW ORLEANS –The Bayou Classic returns to New Orleans for its 45th year with its series of fan and family-friendly events throughout the Thanksgiving holiday and weekend. Each year, this weekend of events brings together family, friends and alumni of Southern University and Grambling State University to see one of America’s greatest college sports rivalries… Continue reading Thanksgiving Weekend in New Orleans Goes to the Tigers and Jaguars at the 45th Annual Bayou Classic

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JSU alum establishes $100,000 endowment for first-time college students from Yazoo County

JACKSON, MS – Dr. Annie Rene Harris Slaughter earned three degrees from Jackson State University, and now she established a $100,000 endowment in memory of her mother – also an alum – to help undergraduates pursue their academic dreams at their alma mater. Funds will be matched by Title III, according to a press released… Continue reading JSU alum establishes $100,000 endowment for first-time college students from Yazoo County

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HCF Participates in #GivingTuesday Set For November 27 in Support of HBCU Education

CHICAGO, IL – Every year, on Tuesday after Cyber Monday the HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) participates in Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving that harness the collective power of individuals, communicates and organizations to encourage philanthropy and celebrates generosity worldwide. Giving Tuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and… Continue reading HCF Participates in #GivingTuesday Set For November 27 in Support of HBCU Education

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$2.2 Million Gift from Windgate Foundation to Benefit Student Scholarships at UAPB

  PINE BLUFF, AR – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) announced it has received a $2.2 million gift from the Windgate Foundation (Windgate) to establish the Windgate Foundation Scholarship Endowment and fund the John Miller Howard Art and Education Legacy Exhibition (Howard Exhibition) at the Leedell Moorehead-Graham Fine Arts Gallery at the… Continue reading $2.2 Million Gift from Windgate Foundation to Benefit Student Scholarships at UAPB

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UNC System President Margaret Spellings Announces Resignation

CHAPEL HILL, NC – University of North Carolina System President Margaret Spellings announced her resignation on Friday (10/26). She has agreed to continue serving through March 1, 2019, according to a press release by the UNC System. “North Carolina’s public universities are the lifeblood of the state. They are pillars of communities, drivers of economies,… Continue reading UNC System President Margaret Spellings Announces Resignation

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Former Kentucky State Interim President Dr. Aaron Thompson named fourth President of CPE

FRANKFORT, KY – The Council on Postsecondary Education has unanimously selected Dr. Aaron Thompson as its fourth president. Thompson, who presently serves as the Council’s executive vice president and chief academic officer, will transition to his new responsibilities November 1, according to WTVQ. He is the first Kentucky native and African-American to hold this position… Continue reading Former Kentucky State Interim President Dr. Aaron Thompson named fourth President of CPE

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UAPB wins SWAC Men’s XC Title, McCoy named SWAC Men’s XC Coach of the Year

CLINTON, MS – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff placed four runners in the top 20 to bring home the 2018 Southwestern Athletic Conference Men’s Cross Country title, their fist since 1993. The Golden Lions tallied 62 points, beating Prairie View A&M. The Panthers finished second for consecutive seasons, scoring 76 points. Grambling State… Continue reading UAPB wins SWAC Men’s XC Title, McCoy named SWAC Men’s XC Coach of the Year