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Clinton College Named Dr. Lester A. McCorn as 13th President

ROCK HILL, SC – The Clinton College Board of Trustees announced that it has completed its search and has removed the ‘Interim’ title from Dr. Lester A. McCorn as the 13th President of Clinton College on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Dr. McCorn’s has been acting president for the past year and has more than three… Continue reading Clinton College Named Dr. Lester A. McCorn as 13th President

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Albany State University Board of Regents Named Marion Fedrick as President

ALBANY, GA – Albany State University (ASU) Board of Regents named Marion Fedrick as president of the university on August 14, 2018. According to an press release by the university, Fedrick has been serving as the Interim president of ASU since Jan. 12, 2018. Prior to that appointment, Fedrick served as ASU’s Interim executive vice… Continue reading Albany State University Board of Regents Named Marion Fedrick as President

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SWAC named Dr. Charles McClelland as new Commissioner

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Council of Presidents has announced that Dr. Charles McClelland will become the sixth SWAC Commissioner in league history since the conference began in 1920. According to an official press release, McClelland has served the past 17 plus years at the helm of two SWAC member institutions –… Continue reading SWAC named Dr. Charles McClelland as new Commissioner

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American Electric Power Foundation Awards West Virginia State University with $250,000 Grant

INSTITUTE, W. Va – The American Electric Power Foundation has awarded a $25,000 grant to West Virginia State University (WVSU) to help equip laboratories in the university’s new bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering program. According to a press release by the university, the grant was announced today, the first day of classes for the fall… Continue reading American Electric Power Foundation Awards West Virginia State University with $250,000 Grant

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Clark Atlanta University Receives $20,000 Grant from the UPS Foundation

ATLANTA, GA – Clark Atlanta University (CAU) received a $20,000 grant from The UPS Foundation, which drives global corporate citizenship and philanthropic programs for UPS. According to a press release by the university, for the fifth consecutive year CAU has been selected as a university partner for this vital program. The fellowship empowers young African… Continue reading Clark Atlanta University Receives $20,000 Grant from the UPS Foundation

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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