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Alumna and Founder of Because of Them We Can Campaign, Eunique Jones Gibson to Deliver the Keynote Commencement Address at Bowie State University

BOWIE, MD – Eunique Jones Gibson, an award-winning content director and speaker who founded the iconic Because of Them We Can photo campaign, will return to her alma mater to address about 600 Bowie State University graduates and their families at the spring commencement on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at 10 a.m. The ceremony will… Continue reading Alumna and Founder of Because of Them We Can Campaign, Eunique Jones Gibson to Deliver the Keynote Commencement Address at Bowie State University

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Simmons College of Kentucky receives $200,000 donation to help with tuition assistance

LOUISVILLE, KY – Simmons College of Kentucky received a significant donation and a big boost towards its mission, according to WDRB.com. On Friday, the College received $200,000 to help with its expansion and tuition assistance. Donors Dr. Mark and Cindy Lynn say they weren’t familiar with Simmons College in the beginning. “Simmons College to us… Continue reading Simmons College of Kentucky receives $200,000 donation to help with tuition assistance

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Morris College Named Leroy Staggers as President

SUMTER, SC – Morris College has named Leroy Staggers as “president-elect” on March 29 at a special called meeting. Straggers as been serving as interim president since July 1, 2017, after succeeding former President Luns C. Richardson who retired on June 30. Morris College than announced the passing of Dr. Luns C. Richardson on January… Continue reading Morris College Named Leroy Staggers as President

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SUNO receives $1.2 Million NSF Grant to Recruit and Produce STEM Teachers

NEW ORLEANS, LA – A $1.2 million federal grant has been awarded to Southern University at New Orleans in an effort to address the shortage of science, technology, engineering and mathematics teachers in what SUNO described as “high-need schools.” In a press release from the university, The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded SUNO a… Continue reading SUNO receives $1.2 Million NSF Grant to Recruit and Produce STEM Teachers

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Renowned Radio Show Host Tom Joyner to Deliver Morgan State University’s 142nd Commencement Address, Filmmarker and former professor Stanley Nelson to receive honorary degree

BALTIMORE, MD – Morgan State University President David Wilson announced on Monday that philanthropist, community activist and renowned national radio host Tom Joyner will deliver the keynote address during the University’s 142nd Commencement. The exercises will take place on Saturday, May 19, 2018, beginning at 9:30 a.m., at Hughes Stadium on campus. In addition to… Continue reading Renowned Radio Show Host Tom Joyner to Deliver Morgan State University’s 142nd Commencement Address, Filmmarker and former professor Stanley Nelson to receive honorary degree

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Top Ranked Nursing HBCUs and PBIs of 2018

    Nursing has become one of the most in-demand careers in today’s job market as well as a popular field and career choice. There are several different levels of nursing programs at HBCU and PB institutions. Nursing degrees are available at Associate’s, Bachelors and Doctorate levels. While there are twelve-month courses available qualify graduates… Continue reading Top Ranked Nursing HBCUs and PBIs of 2018