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Bennett College, KSU, Florida Memorial University, UAPB and five other HBCU’s ranked among top institutions by U.S. News and World Report

Bennett College, Kentucky State University, Florida Memorial University, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Oakwood University, St. Augustine’s University, Bluefield State College, Rust College, and Lane College are among the top universities in the south according to recently released 2017 U.S. News and World Report College Rankings. Bennett College ranked #9, Kentucky State University ranked… Continue reading Bennett College, KSU, Florida Memorial University, UAPB and five other HBCU’s ranked among top institutions by U.S. News and World Report

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Kentucky State University recognized for partnership with Frankfort Independent Schools

FRANKFORT, KY – Frankfort Independent Schools recently honored Kentucky State University (KSU) and Interim President Dr. Aaron Thompson for their partnership and leadership in the community. Dr. Thompson was presented the TRY award at the January meeting between community members and Frankfort Independent Schools. Dr. Houston Barber, superintendent of Frankfort Independent Schools, said Thompson was… Continue reading Kentucky State University recognized for partnership with Frankfort Independent Schools

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HCF celebrates HBCU history announcing its ‘107 Days of HBCU History’ campaign

CHICAGO, IL – The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) organization and its Ronald Baba Kwesi Harris Division of Historical Records re-kicks off its ‘107 Days of HBCU History’ campaign celebrating the founders and values of why Historically Black Colleges and Universities are very vital to today’s society and its founding mission. The campaign is sponsored by… Continue reading HCF celebrates HBCU history announcing its ‘107 Days of HBCU History’ campaign

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Voorhees College prepares for its 2017 Black History Month Kickoff Celebration

DENMARK, SC – As we approach February and Black History Month, Voorhees College, a private historically black college (HBCU) located in Denmark, South Carolina, prepares to celebrate the month beginning with its kick-off celebration event. Dr. Alice Ridgill, founder and pastor of New Faith Presbyterian Church, will be the featured speaker for the Voorhees College… Continue reading Voorhees College prepares for its 2017 Black History Month Kickoff Celebration

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Five HBCUs recognized as an White House Healthy Campus

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, January 13, 2017, five (5) historically black colleges and universities were honored as an White House healthy campus by President Barack Obama. As part of Obama’s Administration’s ongoing efforts to reach the remaining uninsured, the White House launched the Healthy Campus Challenge in September, hoping to engage college and university… Continue reading Five HBCUs recognized as an White House Healthy Campus

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Wilberforce University Announces New Board Members

WILBERFORCE, OH – Wilberforce University, the oldest private historically black college and university located in Wilberforce, Ohio, has announced new appointments to their Board of Trustees. The 21st President Dr. Herman J. Felton, Jr., announced Thursday (January 12) via his Instagram. “These appointments support a continued renewal of the Wilberforce commitment of excellence to its… Continue reading Wilberforce University Announces New Board Members