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Who’s Who in HBCU’s: Dr. Leslie N. Pollard

CHICAGO, IL –The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF), which is an advocacy non-profit organization serving in its mission to support the significance and campaign in raising funds for student scholarships and services at HBCU’s and PBI’s, has announced its ‘Who’s Who in HBCU’s’ recognition. The ‘Who’s Who in HBCU’s recognition highlights and awards individuals within the… Continue reading Who’s Who in HBCU’s: Dr. Leslie N. Pollard

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UAPB Chancellor Emeritus Dr. Lawrence A. Davis Jr. among inductees into NBCA Hall of Fame

PINE BLUFF, AR – Dr. Lawrence A. Davis, Jr., Chancellor Emeritus of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), is among the list of inductees into the National Black College Alumni (NBCA) Hall of Fame. Each year, graduates of Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) are inducted into the Hall of Fame for significant contributions… Continue reading UAPB Chancellor Emeritus Dr. Lawrence A. Davis Jr. among inductees into NBCA Hall of Fame

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Trailblazing Entertainment Executive, Debra L. Lee, to Deliver PVAMU’s Commencement Keynote

PRAIRIE VIEW, TX – Debra L. Lee, Trailblazing Entertainment Executive, to deliver the address to Prairie View A&M University graduates and their families at the fall commencement on Sunday, December 16, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. The ceremony will take place at the Berry Center of Northwest Houston in Cypress, Texas. According to a press release… Continue reading Trailblazing Entertainment Executive, Debra L. Lee, to Deliver PVAMU’s Commencement Keynote

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Jackson State among four Mississippi universities to share $20 million, five-year grant from NSF

JACKSON, MS – Jackson State University, a historically black university, located in Jackson, Mississippi is among four Mississippi universities where a $20 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation will spur creative discovery and economic opportunities through Mississippi’s research universities. According to a new release by the University, the state of Mississippi will establish… Continue reading Jackson State among four Mississippi universities to share $20 million, five-year grant from NSF

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TMCF and Strada Pilot New Scholars Program, three HBCUs to participate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Three Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Fayetteville State University (FSU), Texas Southern University (TSU) and Virginia State University (VSU) have been chosen to participate in a pilot high school-to-college scholars program in a joint initiative of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Strada Education Network, the two organizations have announced.… Continue reading TMCF and Strada Pilot New Scholars Program, three HBCUs to participate

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Lincoln University of Missouri to offer new post graduate degree

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – A new program under the Lincoln University School of Graduate Studies will provide students a faster track to licensure as a professional counselor in the state of Missouri. The Education Specialist degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling which was approved by the Lincoln University Board of Curators during their September 2018… Continue reading Lincoln University of Missouri to offer new post graduate degree

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African-American Studies Initiative Awarded $1 Million in Grants and Gifts to Prairie View A&M University

PRAIRIE VIEW, TX – The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) a grant of $500,000 to support its effort to establish an African-American Studies Initiative which will be housed in its Marvin D. and June Samuel Brailsford College of Arts and Sciences. Inspired by the Mellon Foundation award, an anonymous… Continue reading African-American Studies Initiative Awarded $1 Million in Grants and Gifts to Prairie View A&M University

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Shaw University Board of Trustees Appoint Paulette R. Dillard as 18th President

RALEIGH, NC – Shaw University Board of Trustees has named Paulette R. Dillard as the University’s 18th President. Dr. Dillard has been serving as interim president since July of last year. She previously served as the University’s vice president for academic affairs and dean of the college of arts and sciences. “Upon her appointment as… Continue reading Shaw University Board of Trustees Appoint Paulette R. Dillard as 18th President

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Arkansas Baptist College Names Regina Favors as Interim President and other leadership changes

  LITTLE ROCK, AR – Arkansas Baptist College, a private historically black college, recently announced new leadership changes in works to rebuild its finances and enrollment According to THV11, Little Rock lawyer Richard Mays was elected as the chair of the Board of Trustees and Regina Favors was appointed as Interim President of the College.… Continue reading Arkansas Baptist College Names Regina Favors as Interim President and other leadership changes

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Southern Heritage Classic football game canceled due to inclement weather, will not be rescheduled

MEMPHIS, TN – After more than three hours of lightning delays in Memphis at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, the Southern Heritage Classic football game between Tennessee State and Jackson State was canceled. “We went through all the options and checked both of the schedules, and there was no other way to play this game,” said… Continue reading Southern Heritage Classic football game canceled due to inclement weather, will not be rescheduled