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SWAC Basketball Tournament trophy to be named after the late Coach Davey L. Whitney

LORMAN, MS – The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Men’s Basketball Championship trophy to be named after Kentucky State University grad and Alcorn State University sports figure Coach Davey L. Whitney. According to a press release from the university, SWAC Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted to name the Men’s SWAC Championship Basketball Tournament trophy after… Continue reading SWAC Basketball Tournament trophy to be named after the late Coach Davey L. Whitney

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Elizabeth City State University Receives $300,000 W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grant

ELIZABETH CITY, NC – Elizabeth City State University (ECSU) (a historically black university) is working to educate the next generation of teachers, all thanks to a recent $300,000 grant award from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, 10 teachers-in-training will have the chance to work with area students. According to a press release by the university, the… Continue reading Elizabeth City State University Receives $300,000 W.K. Kellogg Foundation Grant

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Become an HBCU Democracy Fellow with Common Cause NC

Common Cause North Carolina are looking for undergraduate students to be Democracy Fellows on their campus this fall. There are available positions at Bennett, Shaw, NCCU, NC A&T State, WSSU and Fayetteville State. The HBCU Democracy Fellows will work closely with Common Cause College Outreach Coordinators and Fellows at HBCUs across the state of North… Continue reading Become an HBCU Democracy Fellow with Common Cause NC

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Saint Augustine’s University Awarded $25,000 Grant from the 100,000 Strong in the Americas/Marlene M. Johnson Innovation Challenge

RALEIGH, NC – The U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas and NAFSA: Association of International Educators announced Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) as one of the latest 100,000 Strong of the Americas Innovation Fund grant winners sponsored by NAFSA and CAF Development Bank of Latin America in honor of NAFSA’s retired Executive Director and… Continue reading Saint Augustine’s University Awarded $25,000 Grant from the 100,000 Strong in the Americas/Marlene M. Johnson Innovation Challenge

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Mississippi National Baptist State Convention presented $15,000 to Jackson State University during its annual meeting

JACKSON, MS – The education arm of the Mississippi National Baptist State Convention (MNBSC) presented Jackson State University with a $15,000 check during its 5th Annual Session earlier this month to assist students with financial aid. According to a press release by the university, Dr. Kenneth Hollins, education board chair of MNBSC, presented the gift… Continue reading Mississippi National Baptist State Convention presented $15,000 to Jackson State University during its annual meeting

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Bennett College Announces Dr. Phyllis Worthy Dawkins as 18th President

GREENSBORO, NC – The Bennett College Board of Trustees announced Wednesday the appointment of Dr. Phyllis Worthy Dawkins as the institution’s eighteenth president. Dawkins assumes the presidency after serving as interim president since August 15, 2016. According to a press release from the college, Dawkins is an accomplished leader in higher education who understands the… Continue reading Bennett College Announces Dr. Phyllis Worthy Dawkins as 18th President

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$8.4 Million to be invested in Edward Waters College campus improvements

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry and Edward Waters College President Nat Glover announced on Wednesday (July 5) a $8.4 million investment that would bring new dorms and a community athletic field to the college’s campus. According to News4Jax, Curry said he’s included more than $8 million in next year’s budget proposal, which he’ll… Continue reading $8.4 Million to be invested in Edward Waters College campus improvements

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HCF Announces Finalists of the 2017 HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine

CHICAGO, IL – For its fourth consecutive year, the HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) organization has hosted its annual HBCU Royalty Dictionary competition with this year being its second as a magazine publication. The theme was “Historically Royal”. The HBCU Royalty Dictionary magazine competition is an initiative that highlights newly elected Kings, Queens and SGA President… Continue reading HCF Announces Finalists of the 2017 HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine

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HCF offers advertisement packages for 2017 HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine

CHICAGO, IL – The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) brings you the 2nd HBCU Royalty Dictionary magazine. The magazine is designed to spotlight newly elected and crowned campus leaders (Kings, Queens and SGA Presidents) through a pre-submitted biography with a series of questions relating to their campus involvement, improvement, strengths, motivation and upcoming plans during their… Continue reading HCF offers advertisement packages for 2017 HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine

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Intel selects Six HBCUs to Participate in $4.5 Million Three-Year HBCU Grant Program

Six historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) has been named to participate in the Intel HBCU Grant Program. Intel has announced its three-year, $4.5 million program to encourage students to remain in STEM pathways at six historically black colleges and universities. According to Intel, shaping a more diverse technology requires that we rethink our sources… Continue reading Intel selects Six HBCUs to Participate in $4.5 Million Three-Year HBCU Grant Program