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CNN’s Bakari Sellers to Keynote Grambling State’s Black History Convocation

GRAMLING, LA – Grambling State University has announced CNN Commentator and history-making South Carolina Legislator, Bakari Sellers will keynote the University’s Black History Convocation at 10:00 a.m. on February 19, 2019. Sellers, an HBCU graduate, is well-known for making history in 2016, when, at just 22 years old, he defeated a 26-year incumbent State Representative… Continue reading CNN’s Bakari Sellers to Keynote Grambling State’s Black History Convocation

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Saint Augustine’s University President Dr. Everett B. Ward Announces Retirement

RALEIGH, NC – Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) president Dr. Everett B. Ward announced this afternoon that he is retiring from the role he has held for the past five years. Dr. Ward made the announcement during a board of trustees’ executive session, on campus. Dr. Ward, who became the 11th president and only 3rd Saint… Continue reading Saint Augustine’s University President Dr. Everett B. Ward Announces Retirement

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Harris-Stowe State University to host the 15th Annual Mister HBCU Leadership Conference and Competition

ST. LOUIS, MO – Harris-Stowe State University is set to serve as the host of the 15th Annual Mister HBCU Kings’ Leadership Conference and Competition held January 30 – February 2. After 14 years, the conference has tied its knots with Lincoln University of Missouri. The competition with the theme of “Kings In Paris” is… Continue reading Harris-Stowe State University to host the 15th Annual Mister HBCU Leadership Conference and Competition

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Grambling State University School of Nursing application is available for fall 2019

Join the next cohort in the long legacy of Grambling State University trained nurses. Applications for the Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) and the BSN programs are now open. Deadline is February 25, 2019. Click below to download the application: RN to BSN Application Packet – http://bit.ly/gsurnbsnsummer2019 BSN Application… Continue reading Grambling State University School of Nursing application is available for fall 2019

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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