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The Untold Story of UAPB Student Treston Hawkins, Standing Tall: Treston Hawkins

PINE BLUFF, AR – In November 2014, two University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) students Balton Coleman, and Treston Hawkins were involved in a deadly pedestrian accident in Pine Bluff. Balton, his girlfriend, and Treston were out and about when they ran out of gas on Olive and Main Street. Balton and Treston than… Continue reading The Untold Story of UAPB Student Treston Hawkins, Standing Tall: Treston Hawkins

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Florida Memorial University Board of Trustees appoints Dr. Jaffus Hardrick to lead as interim president

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – A veteran of higher education administration has been selected as Florida Memorial University’s interim president on June 22. Dr. Jaffus Hardrick replaces interim president Dr. Castell V. Bryant, the FMU Board of Trustees announced this past Friday evening, according to The Miami Times. Hardrick, who worked for ten years at Florida… Continue reading Florida Memorial University Board of Trustees appoints Dr. Jaffus Hardrick to lead as interim president

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HBCU and PB Institutions May Apply to Participate in HCF’s Supported Institution of the Month Initiative Program

The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) organization cordially invites Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominately Black Institutions to participate in part of its Supported Institution of the Month Initiative Program that is designed as a monthly awareness and another venue of advertisement for HBCU and PB institutions which targets the areas of infrastructure, academic… Continue reading HBCU and PB Institutions May Apply to Participate in HCF’s Supported Institution of the Month Initiative Program

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The 21st Annual Chicago Football Classic announced Morehouse College and Miles College as this year’s Classic teams

CHICAGO, IL – The Chicago Football Classic proudly announces the 2018 classic teams. The classic, which is in its 21st year, is celebrating another year of historically black colleges and universities football featuring Morehouse College Tigers and the Miles College Bears on Saturday, September 22nd at 3:30 p.m. at Soldier Field. The Classic will showcase… Continue reading The 21st Annual Chicago Football Classic announced Morehouse College and Miles College as this year’s Classic teams

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Dr. John Jones and Dr. Marcus Chanay named in new appointments at Lincoln University

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – In competing her third week as the second woman and 20th president of Lincoln University of Missouri, Dr. Jerald Jones-Woolfolk has announced new administrative appointments to the cabinet today. The announcement of new appointments includes Dr. John Jones, Associate Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs for Graduate Education at Keiser University, and… Continue reading Dr. John Jones and Dr. Marcus Chanay named in new appointments at Lincoln University

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Five HBCUs Lead as Engines of Upward Mobility

A study performed by the American Council on Education Center for Policy Research and Strategy, Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) play an integral role in the education of students of color, those from low-income backgrounds, and students who are first in their family to attend college. The data in the report verify that working assumption with… Continue reading Five HBCUs Lead as Engines of Upward Mobility

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HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Dr. Lester C. Newman, President of Jarvis Christian College

Every Friday, 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 upcoming visionary leaders of tomorrow. This week’s Chancellor or President:… Continue reading HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Dr. Lester C. Newman, President of Jarvis Christian College

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Dr. Mickey L. Burnim Appointed Interim President of University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES)

PRINCESS ANNE, MD – University System of Maryland (USM) Chancellor Robert Caret named Mickey L. Burnim interim president of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES). Dr. Burnim will begin transitioning into the position on June 18, 2018, and will begin his service as interim president on July 1, 2018, according to a press release… Continue reading Dr. Mickey L. Burnim Appointed Interim President of University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES)

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Grambling State University Sees Increase in Summer Enrollment

GRAMBLING, LA – Grambling State University (GSU) has announced that the campus continues to see enrollment growth, with a 10 percent year-over-year jump in enrollment as of its Summer l 2018 certification date. In a press release by the university, the University’s certified enrollment report showed 1,527 students enrolled, up from 1, 391 students at… Continue reading Grambling State University Sees Increase in Summer Enrollment