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LeMoyne-Owen Selects Dr. Carol Johnson-Dean as interim President

MEMPHIS, T.N. – The Board of Trustees of LeMoyne-Owen College, a four-year historically black college in Memphis, on July 30 announced it has selected Dr. Carol Johnson-Dean to serve as Interim President, effective Aug. 26, 2019. “Dr. Johnson-Dean’s breadth of educational leadership experience and unique understanding of the inner workings of HBCUs made her stand… Continue reading LeMoyne-Owen Selects Dr. Carol Johnson-Dean as interim President

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Appointment of New Chair of the Board of HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) Organization

CHICAGO, IL (July 27, 2019) – HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) organization is pleased to announce the appointment of Santarvis N. Brown, Ed.D, as the next Chair of the HCF Board of Directors. Dr. Brown joined the Board as a member on December 1, 2017. He succeeds Demetrius Johnson Jr., who served as interim Chair of… Continue reading Appointment of New Chair of the Board of HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) Organization

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Lawson State Community College Participates in White House Workforce Development Pledge Event

BIRMINGHAM, AL – Dr. Perry W. Ward, President of Lawson State Community College participated in a workforce development event at the White House in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, July 25, 2019. The event marked the one-year anniversary of the Pledge to America’s Workers, an initiative created by the White House to educate and train the… Continue reading Lawson State Community College Participates in White House Workforce Development Pledge Event

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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