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Dr. Everett B. Ward, General President of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., to serve as FAMU’s MLK Convocation Speaker

Florida A&M University (FAMU) announced today that Everett B. Ward, Ph.D., president of Saint Augustine’s University and general president of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., will serve as its Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation speaker on January 10, 2019, at 10:10 a.m., in Gaither Gymnasium on FAMU’s campus. This event is free and… Continue reading Dr. Everett B. Ward, General President of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., to serve as FAMU’s MLK Convocation Speaker

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FAMU Alum Dr. Larry Johnson Appointed President of Phoenix College in Arizona

PHOENIX, AZ – The Maricopa County Community College District in Arizona has selected Larry Johnson to be the next president of Phoenix College. The college enrolls more than 11,500 students according to the latest data supplied to the U.S. Department of Education. African American make up 9 percent of the student body. According to a… Continue reading FAMU Alum Dr. Larry Johnson Appointed President of Phoenix College in Arizona

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Intel selects Six HBCUs to Participate in $4.5 Million Three-Year HBCU Grant Program

Six historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) has been named to participate in the Intel HBCU Grant Program. Intel has announced its three-year, $4.5 million program to encourage students to remain in STEM pathways at six historically black colleges and universities. According to Intel, shaping a more diverse technology requires that we rethink our sources… Continue reading Intel selects Six HBCUs to Participate in $4.5 Million Three-Year HBCU Grant Program