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Voorhees College: The Last School Standing Founded By One of Booker T. Washington’s Students

DENMARK, SC – Voorhees College continually holds the distinct honor of being the last institution standing that was founded by one of Booker T. Washington’s students. Elizabeth Evelyn Wright, who was at the age of 23, began her studies at Booker T. Washington’s famed Tuskegee Institute. She said time at Tuskegee gave her a mission… Continue reading Voorhees College: The Last School Standing Founded By One of Booker T. Washington’s Students

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Board of Governors Approves $2.3 Million Appropriation for ECSU

ELIZABETH CITY, NC – Elizabeth City State University (ESCU) is on a continuous rise to success. The University of North Carolina System Board of Governors has approved the appropriation of $2.3 million for ECSU, the largest allocation of repair and renovation funding for the institution in over a decade. According to a press release by… Continue reading Board of Governors Approves $2.3 Million Appropriation for ECSU

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HCF Announces its 2018 HBCU Football and Recruitment Tour

CHICAGO, IL – The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) has announced that this fall, representatives will be hitting the work for its 3rd Annual HBCU Football Tour in support of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) football teams and its Division of Recruitment will join in on certain days to assist recruiting for HBCU’s. Last year’s… Continue reading HCF Announces its 2018 HBCU Football and Recruitment Tour

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HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) Announces its 107 Days of HBCU Campaigning & Giving Campaign

Contact Division of Communications (773) 988-2106 communications@hbcucampaignfund.org CHICAGO, IL – The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) announces 107 days of HBCU Campaigning & Giving. The campaign designed to encourage individuals to donate to the financial needs of students, and furthering academic success at Historically Black Colleges and Universities as well as Predominately Black Institutions. Each day… Continue reading HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) Announces its 107 Days of HBCU Campaigning & Giving Campaign

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Dr. Heidi M. Anderson Named as the 16th President of University of Maryland Eastern Shore

PRINCESS ANNE, MD – The University System of Maryland (USM) announced the appointment of Dr. Heidi M. Anderson as the next president, on Tuesday, of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), effective September 1, 2018. Anderson replaces Dr. Juliette Bell, who stepped down July 1. Former Bowie State University President Mickey Burnim recently was… Continue reading Dr. Heidi M. Anderson Named as the 16th President of University of Maryland Eastern Shore

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West Virginia State University to honor Alumna Katherine Johnson with Statue and Scholarship

INSTITUTE, W. Va. – West Virginia State University (WVSU) and the WVSU Foundation to honor distinguished NASA Mathematician and WVSU alumna Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson with the establishment of an endowed scholarship and the erection of a bronze statue on campus. According to a press release by the university, the dedication ceremony of the statue… Continue reading West Virginia State University to honor Alumna Katherine Johnson with Statue and Scholarship

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Clark Atlanta University to host the first HBCU Regional Institute on Digital Learning

ATLANTA, GA – Clark Atlanta University (CAU) hosts the first HBCU Regional Institute on Digital Learning on July 15-18. This major regional convening of chief academic officers, faculty, and career pathway initiative directors from more than 30 HBCUs focuses on using digital and adaptive learning solutions and platforms to improve student learning and success. According… Continue reading Clark Atlanta University to host the first HBCU Regional Institute on Digital Learning

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Winston-Salem State University’s Mentorship Program receives national recognition

WINSTON-SALEM, NC –  Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) has received recognition for its participation in a new program that aims to close the completion gap and promote social mobility nationwide. According to a press release by the university, WSSU is one of seven mentor institutions in the program, through the Foundation for Student Success (FSS). The… Continue reading Winston-Salem State University’s Mentorship Program receives national recognition

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HCF Announces the Appointment of Two New Members to its Board of Directors

CHICAGO, IL – HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) announces the appointment of Ro’chelle Williams and R. Wayne Woodson as new Board of Director serving members. The appointments were effective as of June 1. Ro’chelle Williams is an alumnus of Toulagoo College. He currently serves as Executive Confidential/COS to the Deputy Executive Director at the National Education… Continue reading HCF Announces the Appointment of Two New Members to its Board of Directors