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Talladega College Names Dr. Jeffery T. Burgin, Jr. its Vice President of Student Affairs

TALLADEGA, AL. – Talladega College is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeffery T. Burgin, Jr., has joined the College as Vice President for Student Affairs. Dr. Burgin, who will serve as a member of the institution’s leadership team, will provide direction for the development and administration of a wide range of academic support programs. He… Continue reading Talladega College Names Dr. Jeffery T. Burgin, Jr. its Vice President of Student Affairs

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Elizabeth City State University Awarded More than $5 Million in Competitive Grants

ELIZABETH CITY, NC – The Office of Sponsored Programs at Elizabeth City State University has announced that funding for competitive awards has exceeded $5 million. Director of Sponsored Programs, Annemarie Delgado, says that at the end of the 2019 fiscal year, ECSU received 32 awards totaling more than $5 million, a substantial increase over last… Continue reading Elizabeth City State University Awarded More than $5 Million in Competitive Grants

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Voorhees College Ends Fiscal Year with a Bang

DENMARK, S.C. – Voorhees College recently ended the fiscal year raising $1,150,850.35. The Voorhees College National Alumni Association (VCNAA) contributed more than $200,000 this fiscal year. The association has generated $1M in funds over the last five years. President W. Franklin Evans said Voorhees College alumni are second to non and one of the institution’s biggest… Continue reading Voorhees College Ends Fiscal Year with a Bang

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Paine College names Dr. Cheryl Evans Jones as Acting President, Dr. Jerry L. Hardee Retires

AUGUSTA, GA – Paine College Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Cheryl Evans Jones, has been named Acting President of Paine College effective July 1, 2019. The Board of Trustees voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Jones to succeed Dr. Jerry L. Hardee who retired citing recent bouts with health issues. Dr. Hardee will… Continue reading Paine College names Dr. Cheryl Evans Jones as Acting President, Dr. Jerry L. Hardee Retires

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Voorhees College receives a $73,700 United Thank Offering (UTO) Grant

DENMARK, S.C. – The United Thank Offering (UTO) of the Episcopal Church recently awarded Voorhees College $73,700 to assist with the Voorhees College Campus Community Initiative (VCCCI). According to a press release from the University, the VCCCI is a two-part project that allows Voorhees to meet the needs of students and community by providing access… Continue reading Voorhees College receives a $73,700 United Thank Offering (UTO) Grant

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HCF Announces it 2019 HBCU Football and Recruitment Tour

CHICAGO, IL – The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) has announced that this fall, representatives will hit the road once again for its 4th Annual HBCU Football and Recruitment Tour in support of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) football classics and join by its Division of Recruitment on specific dates to assist with recruiting to… Continue reading HCF Announces it 2019 HBCU Football and Recruitment Tour

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The Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) Named Matthew Wesley Williams as Interim President

ATLANTA, GA – Matthew Wesley Williams has been appointed by the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) to serve as Interim President of the Center, upon the retirement of current President, Dr. Edward L. Wheeler on July 31, 2019. This action will be ratified by the full Board… Continue reading The Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) Named Matthew Wesley Williams as Interim President

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Shelton State Community College Reaffirmed by SACSCOC

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – At its meeting on June 13, 2019, the Board of Trustees of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) took a number of actions regarding the accreditation status of applicant, candidate, and member institutions in its region. Shelton State Community College was reaffirmed with no additional reports required.… Continue reading Shelton State Community College Reaffirmed by SACSCOC

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Alcorn State University welcomes Dr. Felecia M. Nave as the 20th President

ALCORN, MS – In April, the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning announced the unanimous decision to name Dr. Felecia M. Nave as the President of Alcorn State University. Dr. Nave currently served as Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs for North Carolina Central University in Durham, N.C. “Dr. Nave has… Continue reading Alcorn State University welcomes Dr. Felecia M. Nave as the 20th President

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New MOU Draws Alabama HBCUs Closer – AAMU & Drake State

HUNTVILLE, Ala. – Separated by only a fence, two Alabama historically black colleges and universities have become even closer when it comes to innovative programs that lead toward the success of their students. The presidents of Alabama A&M University and J.F. Drake State Community and Technical College, both located in Huntsville, Alabama signed a Memorandum… Continue reading New MOU Draws Alabama HBCUs Closer – AAMU & Drake State