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HCF Reveals its Top 20 HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine and Competition Finalists

CHICAGO, IL – HCF reveals its 2019 HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine and Competition class. During the summer, the month and a half online competition, voters select their favorite King, Queen, and SGA president from 27 HBCUs or MSIs that participated. This year’s competition theme was “Game of Thrones: The HBCU Royalty Edition.” For its fifth… Continue reading HCF Reveals its Top 20 HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine and Competition Finalists

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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

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SUNO Chancellor Mims-Devezin stepped down months after institution was placed on probation, interim president named

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) Chancellor Lisa Mims-Devezin has stepped down, just months after the institution was placed on probation by its a accrediting agency and a top administrator became the subject of a federal fraud investigation. Miss-Devezin’s departure from her post was approved by the Southern University Board of… Continue reading SUNO Chancellor Mims-Devezin stepped down months after institution was placed on probation, interim president named

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New Montgomery Mayor Appoints ASU’s Student Government President to his Transition Team

MONTGOMERY, AL – The City of Montgomery’s newly sworn in Mayor, Steven L. Reed, announced on Nov. 22, the members of “Montgomery’s United,” the transition organization that the mayor has created to help him set his pathway to lead the city though his new administration. Among its members is the president of Alabama State University’s… Continue reading New Montgomery Mayor Appoints ASU’s Student Government President to his Transition Team

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Talladega College students receive all-expense-paid trip to Japan

TALLADEGA, AL – Twenty-three Talladega College students have been selected to participate in an all-expense paid trip to Japan via the Kakehashi Project Study Tour. To help the students prepare for the trip, a series of informative training sessions were scheduled. They recently met with the Honorary Consul General of Japan, Mr. Mark Jackson, who… Continue reading Talladega College students receive all-expense-paid trip to Japan

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Elliott Charles Named Director of Intercollegiate Athletics at Chicago State University

CHICAGO, IL – Chicago State University (CSU) President Zaldwaynaka Scott, Esq. announced the hiring of Elliott Charles as the University’s Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. Charles has more than 14 years of intercollegiate athletics experience, including leadership positions at Clemson University and Florida A&M University. Charles will join Chicago State on December 16, 2019. He will… Continue reading Elliott Charles Named Director of Intercollegiate Athletics at Chicago State University

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HCF Celebrates GivingTuesday with #CampaignForHBCUs Initiative, joining millions around the world participating in the global generosity movement

CHICAGO, IL – The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that unleash the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and celebrate generosity worldwide. Giving Tuesday will kick-off the generosity season this year by inspiring people to give back on December 3, 2019, and throughout the… Continue reading HCF Celebrates GivingTuesday with #CampaignForHBCUs Initiative, joining millions around the world participating in the global generosity movement