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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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Florida Memorial University Board of Trustees appoints Dr. Jaffus Hardrick to lead as interim president

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – A veteran of higher education administration has been selected as Florida Memorial University’s interim president on June 22. Dr. Jaffus Hardrick replaces interim president Dr. Castell V. Bryant, the FMU Board of Trustees announced this past Friday evening, according to The Miami Times. Hardrick, who worked for ten years at Florida… Continue reading Florida Memorial University Board of Trustees appoints Dr. Jaffus Hardrick to lead as interim president

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Club 1964 Announces its HBCU Symposium 2018 at Florida Memorial University

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – Club 1964, Inc. invites HBCU Scholars, Leaders, and Advocates from across the nation to join them on Wednesday, March 21 through Friday, March 23, 2018, at the Illustrious Florida Memorial University for HBCU Symposium 2018; themed, “HBCU Tomorrow: Our impact in the 21st Century Beyond.” Club 1964’s 2016 and 2017 Symposiums… Continue reading Club 1964 Announces its HBCU Symposium 2018 at Florida Memorial University

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Florida Memorial University names Castell Vaughn Bryant as acting president

MIAMI GARDENS – Florida Memorial University, a historically black university located in Miami Gardens, has appointed Castell Vaughn Bryant as its acting president, the school announced. Bryant will be standing in for interim president Michelle Howard-Vital, who is currently on medical leave. Howard-Vital stepped up following the departure of Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis, who accepted… Continue reading Florida Memorial University names Castell Vaughn Bryant as acting president

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Dr. Roslyn C. Artis selected as the 14th and First Female President of Benedict College

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Benedict College Board of Trustees announced Friday (June 30) that Dr. Roslyn Artis will become the 14th President of Benedict College on September 1, 2017. She will become the first female President in the College’s 147-year history. Dr. Artis appointment comes after the current president Dr. David H. Swinton announced that… Continue reading Dr. Roslyn C. Artis selected as the 14th and First Female President of Benedict College

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Bennett College, KSU, Florida Memorial University, UAPB and five other HBCU’s ranked among top institutions by U.S. News and World Report

Bennett College, Kentucky State University, Florida Memorial University, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Oakwood University, St. Augustine’s University, Bluefield State College, Rust College, and Lane College are among the top universities in the south according to recently released 2017 U.S. News and World Report College Rankings. Bennett College ranked #9, Kentucky State University ranked… Continue reading Bennett College, KSU, Florida Memorial University, UAPB and five other HBCU’s ranked among top institutions by U.S. News and World Report

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Five HBCUs recognized as an White House Healthy Campus

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, January 13, 2017, five (5) historically black colleges and universities were honored as an White House healthy campus by President Barack Obama. As part of Obama’s Administration’s ongoing efforts to reach the remaining uninsured, the White House launched the Healthy Campus Challenge in September, hoping to engage college and university… Continue reading Five HBCUs recognized as an White House Healthy Campus

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HCF releases 2016 HBCU Royalty Dictionary and Magazine

CHICAGO, IL – This past June, HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) held its 3rd annual HBCU Royalty Dictionary competition with the theme “Rulers of the Throne”. The competition highlights newly historically black colleges and universities campus Queens, Kings and SGA Presidents. The HBCU Royalty Dictionary is an initiative that spotlights the newly elected and crowned campus… Continue reading HCF releases 2016 HBCU Royalty Dictionary and Magazine