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St. Louis Heritage Football Classic Canceled

ST. LOUIS, MO – BCSG 360, the organizer of the St. Louis Heritage Classic has announced that all events including the football game between Lincoln University of Missouri Blue Tigers and Kentucky State University Thorobreds have been canceled for November 23, 2019. The Ol’ Man River Classic event was originally scheduled to be held at… Continue reading St. Louis Heritage Football Classic Canceled

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Paine College Board of Trustees Appoints Dr. Cheryl Evans Jones as President

AUGUSTA, GA – Paine College Board of Trustees appoints Dr. Cheryl Evans Jones as Seventeenth President of Paine College during the fall meeting held on October 18-19. For more than four years, Dr. Jones served as Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs until the Board appointed her Acting President on July 1, 2019. She… Continue reading Paine College Board of Trustees Appoints Dr. Cheryl Evans Jones as President

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Savannah River Site’s Contractor signs MOU with Denmark Technical College to Facilitate STEAM Opportunities

DENMARK, S.C. – Savannah River Site’s (SRS) liquid waste contractor Savannah River Remediation (SRR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Denmark Technical College (DTC), one of South Carolina’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities, to help students prepare for their future careers. DTC provides a two-year program that allows for a mix of traditional and… Continue reading Savannah River Site’s Contractor signs MOU with Denmark Technical College to Facilitate STEAM Opportunities

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Philander Smith College and UA Little Rock Bowen School of Law Create Pipeline for Minority Law Students

LITTLE ROCK, AR – Philander Smith College and The University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law announced on Tuesday, October 16, 2019 a joint-effort to create a 4+3 pipeline program. According to a press release by the College, the new partnerships recognizes Philander Smith College’s commitment to preparing aspiring students… Continue reading Philander Smith College and UA Little Rock Bowen School of Law Create Pipeline for Minority Law Students

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Talladega College among U.S. News & World Report’s “most innovative schools” Princeton Review’s “best colleges in the Southeast” and Kiplinger’s “best value” colleges

TALLADEGA, AL – U.S. News and World Report listed Talladega College among the nation’s “most innovative schools” for 2020. In addition, the Princeton Review has named Talladega College one of the best colleges in the Southeast, a distinction the College has earned for two consecutive years. Although Talladega has been known for academic excellence for… Continue reading Talladega College among U.S. News & World Report’s “most innovative schools” Princeton Review’s “best colleges in the Southeast” and Kiplinger’s “best value” colleges

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2019 Ten Top Smaller HBCUs That Are Rising

Founded on or before 1964, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) were established after the Civil War when southern states still practiced segregation in schools. These HBCUs have provided places for freed African-Americans to earn a quality education. For more than 150 years, HBCUs have nurtured, provide, and serve academic excellence to low-income, first-generation, and… Continue reading 2019 Ten Top Smaller HBCUs That Are Rising

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Albany State University has more than $244 million economic impact on region according to a new study

ALBANY, GA – Albany State University (ASU) had a $244 million economic impact on the Albany region in 2018, according to a recent study released and commissioned by the University System of Georgia (USG). “It is imperative that Albany State University and the Albany community have a beneficial relationship,” said Marion Fedrick, ASU President. “As… Continue reading Albany State University has more than $244 million economic impact on region according to a new study

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Kentucky State University once again named a Best Regional College by The Princeton Review

FRANKFORT, KY – Kentucky State University was recently again named a Best Regional College in the Southeast by The Princeton Review, a trusted resource in college and university rankings. According to its website, The Princeton Review featured institutions it considers academically outstanding and well worth consideration during a college search. Kentucky State’s profile is compiled… Continue reading Kentucky State University once again named a Best Regional College by The Princeton Review

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HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) Now Accepting New Member Applications for its Board of Directors

CHICAGO, IL – The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) is now accepting applications for new members to join its Board of Directors through September 16, 2019, for a one-year term. HCF is a advocacy non-profit organization in Chicago, Illinois that serves its mission to supporting the significance and raising funds for student scholarships and initiative programming… Continue reading HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) Now Accepting New Member Applications for its Board of Directors

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HCF President Demetrius Johnson Jr.’s Memo regarding upcoming HBCU Football and Recruitment Tour, Upcoming Events

CHICAGO, IL – Each year, HCF is more eagerly excited to hit the road in support of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and athletics as well as participate in efforts of encouraging those to choose to attend an HBCU. Our HBCU Football and Recruitment Tour, which began back in 2016 continues to float with… Continue reading HCF President Demetrius Johnson Jr.’s Memo regarding upcoming HBCU Football and Recruitment Tour, Upcoming Events