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Texas Southern University Board of Regents named former Fox 26 KRIV anchor Melinda Spaulding as Vice President of University Advancement

HOUSTON, TX – Fox 26 KRIV anchor Melinda Spaulding Chevalier wrapped up a 13 year career and said goodbye to television news as the Texas Southern University Board of Regents unanimously confirmed her as the new Vice President of University Advancement during their quarterly meeting on August 18. Spaulding, an Emmy Award-winning journalist, will direct… Continue reading Texas Southern University Board of Regents named former Fox 26 KRIV anchor Melinda Spaulding as Vice President of University Advancement

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The Penn CMSI announces their first cohort of MSI Aspiring Leaders

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions (CMSI) will be hosting their inaugural MSI Aspiring Leaders from Friday, November 17, 2017 to Sunday, November 19, 2017. CMSI has announced this year’s cohort of MSI Aspiring Leaders, which includes 7 students from HBCU’s. Here is the list of this year’s cohort of MSI… Continue reading The Penn CMSI announces their first cohort of MSI Aspiring Leaders

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The D.C. Metro HBCU Alumni Alliance to host HBCU Alumni Soiree sponsored by Xfinity

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington, D.C. Metro HBCU Alumni Alliance, Inc., will host its first ever black-tie fundraiser to celebrate the history and legacy of Historically Black Colleges and Universities alumni, and to honor alumni who have in their careers and made a profound impact to the Washington, D.C. community. The soiree and cocktail reception… Continue reading The D.C. Metro HBCU Alumni Alliance to host HBCU Alumni Soiree sponsored by Xfinity

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UAPB named Dr. Robert Carr Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

PINE BLUFF, AR – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has named Dr. Robert Z. Carr, Jr., as Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affair, effective August 2017. He will be replacing former Provost and Vice Chancellor Dr. Jacquelyn W. McCray. In this position, the former Dean of the School of Education and Psychology… Continue reading UAPB named Dr. Robert Carr Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

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Central State University welcomes its largest new student class in recent years

WILBERFORCE, OH – Central State University, a historically black university located in Wilberforce, Ohio, will welcome nearly 840 new students this fall semester, the largest since 2011. According to a press release from the university, new first-time freshmen, transfer students and readmits are expected to help the University surpass last year’s total enrollment. In addition,… Continue reading Central State University welcomes its largest new student class in recent years

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Apply to attend the HBCU Innovation Summit in Silicon Valley, FREE sponsored by UNCF

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) wants to send 100 computer science, engineer, and IT-focused students from HBCU’s to take part in an exclusive four-day Silicon Valley experience: tech company tours, startup-tech entrepreneurship workshops, direct recruitment at a Technical Career Fair, career development panels and much more. The event will take place October 25-29, 2017,… Continue reading Apply to attend the HBCU Innovation Summit in Silicon Valley, FREE sponsored by UNCF

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NCAA awards $3.1 million in grants to 9 schools including 6 HBCU institutions

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has awarded more than $3.1 million in grants to nine Division 1 schools to support academic programs that help student-athletes earn their degrees. The recipients of the Accelerating Academic Success Program Comprehensive Grants (multiyear) include: University of Arkansas – Pine Bluff ($900,000), Morgan State University (887,700),… Continue reading NCAA awards $3.1 million in grants to 9 schools including 6 HBCU institutions

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Virginia Union University Names Hakim J. Lucas, Ph.D. as the 13th President

RICHMOND, VA – Virginia Union University (VUU), a historically black university located in Richmond, Virginia, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Dr. W. Franklyn Richardson, has announced that Hakim J. Lucas, Ph.D. has been named the 13th President of the University. “Throughout the search process, Dr. Lucas impressed the committee with his clear vision for… Continue reading Virginia Union University Names Hakim J. Lucas, Ph.D. as the 13th President