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Four Albany State University faculty members selected as Chancellor’s Learning Scholars

ALBANY, GEORGIA – Four Albany State University (ASU) professors have been selected to participate in the Inaugural Chancellor’s Learning Scholars program by the University System of Georgia (USG). The Chancellor’s Learning Scholars will assist in facilitating Faculty Learning Scholars Communities, which provide an opportunity for faculty and staff to enhance their understanding of a topic… Continue reading Four Albany State University faculty members selected as Chancellor’s Learning Scholars

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State-of-the-Art Residence Hall Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at Talladega College, First of three major campus facilities to open in 2019

TALLADEGA, AL – Talladega College will celebrate the opening of its new, state-of-the-art residence with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. The 45,000 square-foot building is located on the College campus at 130 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Talladega, AL. It features 103 suites for approximately 201 students, group study… Continue reading State-of-the-Art Residence Hall Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at Talladega College, First of three major campus facilities to open in 2019

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Albany State University has $250 million economic impact on the Albany area

ALBANY, GA – Albany State University (ASU) had a $250 million economic impact on the Albany region in 2017, according to a December 2018 study released and commissioned by the University System of Georgia. According to a press released from the university, the study illustrates ASU’s commitment to empowering the Southwest Georgia region, University officials… Continue reading Albany State University has $250 million economic impact on the Albany area

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HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Dr. A. Zachary Faison, Jr., President of Edward Waters College

Every Monday, the HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) will spotlight a Chancellor or President who currently serves a Historically Black College or University. This initiative recognizes and introduces those individuals who serve our nation HBCUs on a daily basis, changing and educating lives while producing the forthcoming visionary leaders of tomorrow. This week’s Chancellor or President: … Continue reading HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Dr. A. Zachary Faison, Jr., President of Edward Waters College

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HBCU graduates publishes reference book on addressing Student Retention and Engagement Strategies

Providing research on the role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in its today’s role in higher education and various research methods addressing student retention rates, success levels, and engagement. IGI Global announced the release of “Examining Student Retention and Engagement Strategies at Historically Black Colleges and Universities,” edited by Samuel L. Hinton, Ed.… Continue reading HBCU graduates publishes reference book on addressing Student Retention and Engagement Strategies

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GHP awards MVSU Environment Health program with $5,000 grant with the help of an alumnus

ITTA BENA – A Mississippi Valley State University alumnus recently teamed up with his employer to present the institution with a $5,000 grant. According to a press release by the university, Itta Bena native Kortney Haymore, a 2017 graduate of MVSU’s Environmental Health program, currently serves as an industrial hygienist with Gobbell Hays Partners (GHP),… Continue reading GHP awards MVSU Environment Health program with $5,000 grant with the help of an alumnus

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Coppin State University president Maria Thompson to step down

BALTIMORE, MD – Coppin State University’s first female president Maria Thompson announced Thursday that she will step down from the Historically Black University at the end of June. Thompson wrote in a letter to the University’s community that she would be returning to her native city of Nashville following her recent marriage and battled a… Continue reading Coppin State University president Maria Thompson to step down

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University of Arkansas – Pine Bluff Athletics to hold ribbon-cutting ceremony for Arena Renovations

PINE BLUFF, AR – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will begin a big day of events with the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the renovated H.O. Clemmons Arena Saturday, January 5 at 3 p.m. The ceremony will be held at the main entrance of the arena prior to the Arkansas-Pine Bluff women’s and men’s basketball… Continue reading University of Arkansas – Pine Bluff Athletics to hold ribbon-cutting ceremony for Arena Renovations

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Dr. Everett B. Ward, General President of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., to serve as FAMU’s MLK Convocation Speaker

Florida A&M University (FAMU) announced today that Everett B. Ward, Ph.D., president of Saint Augustine’s University and general president of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., will serve as its Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation speaker on January 10, 2019, at 10:10 a.m., in Gaither Gymnasium on FAMU’s campus. This event is free and… Continue reading Dr. Everett B. Ward, General President of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., to serve as FAMU’s MLK Convocation Speaker

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The Ten Most Dominant HBCU Leaders of 2019

“A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The dynamics of higher education in America today are driving the demand for a new set of skills and capabilities for tomorrow’s leaders. Historically Black Colleges and Universities provides a quality education to low-income, first-generation,… Continue reading The Ten Most Dominant HBCU Leaders of 2019