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CIEE and the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions Announce the 2019 Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Forum on Education Abroad Annual Conference, the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) and the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions (CMSI) announced the third cohort for the Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship program. The following outstanding freshmen and sophomores from Minority Serving Institutions, chosen for their academic achievement, communication skills, and… Continue reading CIEE and the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions Announce the 2019 Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship

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Dr. Jaffus Hardrick Named 14th President of Florida Memorial University

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – FMU’s Board of Trustees appointed Dr. Jaffus Hardrick as its 14th president, effective immediately. The Board originally tapped Hardrick to serve as interim president in July 2018. During the institution’s annual Founders’ Day observance, Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver G. Gilbert, III boldly declared, “Something is happening at Florida Memorial University. There… Continue reading Dr. Jaffus Hardrick Named 14th President of Florida Memorial University

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Dr. Carmen J. Walters Named 14th President of Tougaloo College

JACKSON, MS – The Board of Trustees of Tougaloo College is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Carmen J. Walters as the 14th President of the historic institution. As the college celebrates its Sesquicentennial Anniversary and embraces what lies ahead in the new era of higher education, Dr. Walters brings a depth of executive-level… Continue reading Dr. Carmen J. Walters Named 14th President of Tougaloo College

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Saint Augustine’s University Board of Trustees Appoints Alumnus, Dr. Gaddis Faulcon, as Interim President

RALEIGH, NC – The Board of Trustees of Saint Augustine’s University announced the appointment of Dr. Gaddis Faulcon as the interim president for the University on Tuesday, March 12. This appointment is effective immediately. This decision coincides with the beginning of former President Everett Ward’s retirement. “At this time of significant positive momentum surrounding the… Continue reading Saint Augustine’s University Board of Trustees Appoints Alumnus, Dr. Gaddis Faulcon, as Interim President

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Lincoln University Receives Federal Award for New Agriculture Building

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Lincoln University has been awarded federal funding for construction of a new agriculture building. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant totaling $1,185,117 will be used to build a multipurpose agriculture facility on the University’s main campus. The $1.1 million goes does not require matching funding. According to a press… Continue reading Lincoln University Receives Federal Award for New Agriculture Building

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Kentucky State University provides more than $130 million impact

FRANKFORT, KY – Kentucky State University President M. Christopher Brown II recently announced the findings of an economic impact study conducted by Hanover Research. According to the findings by Hanover, the broader impact of all spending in the Bluegrass Higher Education Region in 2016 by Kentucky State and its students is approximately $130.7 million. The… Continue reading Kentucky State University provides more than $130 million impact

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HBCU Grad becomes Community College of Beaver County’s first African American President

Community College of Beaver County’s (CCBC) of Board of Trustees announced Monday that it has appointed Dr. Roger W. Davis as the 9th president of the college, effective immediately. Dr. Davis has served as the interim president since May 2018 and also becomes the college’s youngest leader to-date. He is the first African American president… Continue reading HBCU Grad becomes Community College of Beaver County’s first African American President

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HCF Announces its “I Love My HBCU” Alumni Campaign

CHICAGO, IL – HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) Division of Alumni Relations and Development announces that it will kick off a three-month long “I Love My HBCU” campaign on Thursday, March 14, 2019, through Friday, June, 14, 2019. Sampled by the Thurgood Marshall Fund and Prairie View A&M University, I Love My HBCU Month was created… Continue reading HCF Announces its “I Love My HBCU” Alumni Campaign

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Morris Brown College names Dr. Kevin James as Interim President

ATLANTA, GA – The Morris Brown College Board of Trustees announced today it has appointed Dr. Kevin James as Interim President, effective March 1, 2019. “I am honored to have been selected by the board to serve at the helm of Georgia’s oldest HBCU founded by black people,” said James. “I look forward to working… Continue reading Morris Brown College names Dr. Kevin James as Interim President

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Fayetteville State University Fall 2018 Graduates Earn 100% Pass Rate on Nursing Exam

FAYETTEVILEE, NC – Fayetteville State University’s (FSU) fall 2018 graduates of the pre-licensure nursing program have earned a 100% pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), the test required for entry into the nursing profession. Twenty-two students took the exam, and all passed on the first attempt. “I can’t empathize enough how proud… Continue reading Fayetteville State University Fall 2018 Graduates Earn 100% Pass Rate on Nursing Exam