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UAPB to offer two new degree programs this fall

PINE BLUFF, AR – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) has expanded its degree offerings to include its first engineering degree, Agricultural Engineering, and a Hospitality and Tourism Management degree program. The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved the programs at its meeting on May 24 after both previously received the approval of… Continue reading UAPB to offer two new degree programs this fall

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Dr. Dwaun J. Warmack Named as the Ninth President of Claflin University

ORANGEBURG, SC – The Claflin University Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Dr. Dwuan J. Warmack as the ninth president of the first Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in South Carolina, effective August 1, 2019. He succeeds Dr. Henry N. Tisdale, who is retiring after 25 years of tranformational leadership at the… Continue reading Dr. Dwaun J. Warmack Named as the Ninth President of Claflin University

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ITC to Reintroduce the Master of Arts in Church Music as the Master of Arts in Liturgical Arts and Culture

ATLANTA, GA – Beginning with the Fall 2019 semester The Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) will offer a Master of Arts in Liturgical Arts and Culture Degree Program (MALC). The MALC Degree Program focuses on the intersections of worship, arts and culture in an ever-evolving world. This degree program prepares students to serve as worship and… Continue reading ITC to Reintroduce the Master of Arts in Church Music as the Master of Arts in Liturgical Arts and Culture

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Dr. Mickey L. Burnim Appointed Interim President of Coppin State University

BALTIMORE, MD – University System of Maryland (USM) Chancellor Robert Caret named Mickey L. Burnim interim president of Coppin State University. Dr. Burnim will begin his service as interim president on July 1. Current Coppin State University President Maria Thompson in January announced that she will step down June 30 and return on her native… Continue reading Dr. Mickey L. Burnim Appointed Interim President of Coppin State University

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HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Dr. Paulette Dillard, President of Shaw University

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. Paulette Dillard, President of Shaw University

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Illinois Public Universities launches statewide advocacy campaign to increase funding, HCF pushes to advocate

ILLINOIS – Illinois public universities have launched a statewide advocacy campaign that includes call-to-action for alumni and appearances from university presidents around the state to build grassroots community and legislative support for higher education. The campaign, “The Time is Now: Re-invest in Illinois Higher Education” focuses on the importance of contacting legislators to urge for… Continue reading Illinois Public Universities launches statewide advocacy campaign to increase funding, HCF pushes to advocate

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HCF Announces its 2019 HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine and Competition

CHICAGO, IL – The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) announces it 2019 HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine and Competition. The Royalty Dictionary recognizes campus leaders who serve the title of King, Queen and SGA President at an accredited Historically Black College and University or Predominately Black Institution. For five years, the HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine and Competition… Continue reading HCF Announces its 2019 HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine and Competition

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HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Dr. Kevin W. Cosby, President of Simmons College of Kentucky

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. Kevin W. Cosby, President of Simmons College of Kentucky

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Lincoln University – Missouri to play Kentucky State University in the inaugural Ol’ Man River Classic

ST. LOUIS, MO – Lincoln University – Missouri will play Kentucky State University in the inaugural Ol’ Man River Classic at the Dome of America’s Center in St. Louis on Saturday, November 23. The inter-conference showdown between a pair of HBCU programs will renew a rivalry dating back to 1932. It will be the 49th… Continue reading Lincoln University – Missouri to play Kentucky State University in the inaugural Ol’ Man River Classic

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Albany State dual enrolled students graduate with degree and high school diploma

ALBANY, GA – Albany State University (ASU) graduated 41 dual enrolled students at the 2019 Spring Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 11. All 41 students was conferred a two-year degree and a high school diploma this May. The dual enrollment program at Albany State University allows high school students to enroll at the institution and… Continue reading Albany State dual enrolled students graduate with degree and high school diploma