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UAPB Office of Recruitment to host its annual Lion Fever Day on April 3, 2020

PINE BLUFF, AR – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) Office of Recruitment to host its annual Lion Fever Day on Friday, April 3, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lion Fever Day is designed to allow high school seniors and juniors an opportunity to see various parts of UAPB’s campus and… Continue reading UAPB Office of Recruitment to host its annual Lion Fever Day on April 3, 2020

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Mississippi Valley State leads efforts to place historical marker commemorating Fannie Lou Hamer at Sunflower County Courthouse

ITTA BENA, MS – After months of intense planning, a group from Mississippi Valley State University (MVSU) has received approval to proceed with a project that will erect the first historical marker commemorating the historic stance taken by Fannie Lou Hamer to ensure voting rights for all Americans, according to the University. MVSU Associate Professor… Continue reading Mississippi Valley State leads efforts to place historical marker commemorating Fannie Lou Hamer at Sunflower County Courthouse

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Jackson State University ranked one of the best online colleges in Mississippi

JACKSON, MS – ValueColleges.com has named Jackson State University one of the best online colleges in Mississippi for 2020, according to the University. Offering five online bachelor degree programs – criminal justice, childcare and family education, healthcare administration, technology (emergency management technology) and professional interdisciplinary studies, JSU’s online program is designed to accommodate non-traditional students.… Continue reading Jackson State University ranked one of the best online colleges in Mississippi

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Drake State President elected to SACSCOC Executive Council

HUNTSVILLE, AL – Dr. Patricia Sims, President of Drake State Community and Technical College, has been elected to the Executive Council of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools/Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Board of Trustees. The Executive Council is a thirteen-member committee elected bu the Board of Trustees responsible for interpreting Commission policy and procedure.… Continue reading Drake State President elected to SACSCOC Executive Council

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Application is now open for HBCUs and MSIs to become a 2020 & 2021 HCF Supported Institution of the Month

CHICAGO, IL – The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) cordially invites Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) to participate in part of its Supported Institution of the Month Initiative Program for the year 2020 and 2021. The Supported Institution of the Month program is intended as a monthly awareness and another… Continue reading Application is now open for HBCUs and MSIs to become a 2020 & 2021 HCF Supported Institution of the Month

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Voorhees alumnus Joseph Montgomery appointed VP of Enrollment Management and Student Success at Tuskegee University

TUSKEGEE, AL – Joseph Montgomery, a Voorhees College graduate, was recently selected as the vice president of enrollment management and student success at Tuskegee University. The newly created position signals the university’s strategic realignment of functions that recruit, on board and support students throughout their matriculation. Montgomery will be responsible for four key university areas:… Continue reading Voorhees alumnus Joseph Montgomery appointed VP of Enrollment Management and Student Success at Tuskegee University

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UMES President Heidi Anderson earns Leadership Maryland credential, first president to participate

PRINCESS ANNE, MD – Leadership Maryland announced Tuesday that Dr. Heidi M. Anderson, President of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), has completed the professional development program dedicated to building a better Maryland by harnessing the strength of its local business and community leaders, according to source by the university. Anderson, the first UMES… Continue reading UMES President Heidi Anderson earns Leadership Maryland credential, first president to participate

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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