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HCF Applauds Bipartisan Compromise on Federal Funding for HBCUs

HCF applauds and is pleased for the U.S. Senate’s passage of the modified H.R. 2486, the FUTURE Act. The bill will permanently extend $255 million, annually, of mandatory funding for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs), Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs), and other Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) to improve science, technology, engineering and… Continue reading HCF Applauds Bipartisan Compromise on Federal Funding for HBCUs

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Tyler Perry’s ‘Madea Farewell Play Tour’ is coming to Petersburg and Virginia State University

PETERSBURG, VA – Tyler Perry has announced the third leg of his Tyler Perry’s ‘Madea Farewell Play Tour’ with Tamela Mann, David Mann and Cassi Davis Patton with a stop for the first time at the Virginia State University (VSU) Multipurpose Center on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 8 p.m. Tickets are on sale now… Continue reading Tyler Perry’s ‘Madea Farewell Play Tour’ is coming to Petersburg and Virginia State University

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UAPB, UALR sign MOU in partnership to create pipeline of success for aspiring law students

PINE BLUFF, AR – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) William H. Bowen School of Law announced on Dec. 3, 2019, a joint-effort to create a 4+3 pipeline program. “Both schools have been working for serveral years to get this program in place,” said… Continue reading UAPB, UALR sign MOU in partnership to create pipeline of success for aspiring law students

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Anthony Jenkins, Ph.D., appointed as President of Coppin State University

Baltimore, MD – The University System of Maryland Board of Regents has appointed Anthony Jenkins, Ph.D., as the next president of Coppin State University beginning May 26, 2020, according to the University. Dr. Jenkins has served as President of West Virginia State University (WVSU), a historically Black land-grant research university near Charleston, W.V., since July… Continue reading Anthony Jenkins, Ph.D., appointed as President of Coppin State University