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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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Simmons Bank Gifts $2.5 Million Towards UAPB Athletics Upgrades, Largest Contribution in University History

PINE BLUFF, AR – On Tuesday, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) announced a $2.5 million gift from Simmons Bank for upgrades to the football and baseball athletics facilities. According to a press release from the university, the gift is the largest in UAPB history and will fund a new football stadium scoreboard… Continue reading Simmons Bank Gifts $2.5 Million Towards UAPB Athletics Upgrades, Largest Contribution in University History

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Simmons College of Kentucky receives $200,000 donation to help with tuition assistance

LOUISVILLE, KY – Simmons College of Kentucky received a significant donation and a big boost towards its mission, according to WDRB.com. On Friday, the College received $200,000 to help with its expansion and tuition assistance. Donors Dr. Mark and Cindy Lynn say they weren’t familiar with Simmons College in the beginning. “Simmons College to us… Continue reading Simmons College of Kentucky receives $200,000 donation to help with tuition assistance

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HCF Announces “I Love My HBCU” Alumni Campaign

CHICAGO, IL – HBCU Campaign Fund’s (HCF) Division of Alumni Affairs announced that it will kick off a three-month long “I Love My HBCU” campaign on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, and ending June 14, 2018. Sampled by the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and Prairie View A&M University, I Love My HBCU Month was created to… Continue reading HCF Announces “I Love My HBCU” Alumni Campaign

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Mississippi National Baptist State Convention presented $15,000 to Jackson State University during its annual meeting

JACKSON, MS – The education arm of the Mississippi National Baptist State Convention (MNBSC) presented Jackson State University with a $15,000 check during its 5th Annual Session earlier this month to assist students with financial aid. According to a press release by the university, Dr. Kenneth Hollins, education board chair of MNBSC, presented the gift… Continue reading Mississippi National Baptist State Convention presented $15,000 to Jackson State University during its annual meeting

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Chance The Rapper donates $10,000 to nine Chicago Public Schools and visit Fenger Academy High School

CHICAGO, IL – Chance The Rapper announced March 9th that nine Chicago Public Schools will be receiving $10,000 checks and Christian Fenger Academy High School was amongst the nine receiving schools. Fenger HS is the high school of HBCU Campaign Fund’s President Demetrius Johnson Jr. The 23-year-old rapper, whose real name is Chancellor Bennett, announced… Continue reading Chance The Rapper donates $10,000 to nine Chicago Public Schools and visit Fenger Academy High School

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There is still time to get in on preserving a legacy with Allstate Quotes for Education Program

  Since August, Allstate Insurance Company who has partner with the Tom Joyner Foundation is encouraging alumni and supporters of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to protect the legacy of HBCUs and their students by participating in the company’s annual Quotes for Education (QFE) program. In its eighth year, Allstate will donate up to… Continue reading There is still time to get in on preserving a legacy with Allstate Quotes for Education Program