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Over $1 Billion for HBCUs, TCUs, MSIs in Federal Coronavirus Relief Stimulus

Wednesday, the U.S. Senate introduced H.R. 748 or Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act ensuring just over $1 billion of dedicated funding for institutions like Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs), and other Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) in response to the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic on operations. The… Continue reading Over $1 Billion for HBCUs, TCUs, MSIs in Federal Coronavirus Relief Stimulus

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Talladega College Board of Trustees vote to Name New Student Center in Honor of Dr. Billy C. Hawkins

TALLADEGA, AL – The Talladega College Board of Trustees voted on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, to name the newly constructed 47,000-square-foot student center/arena in honor of the College’s 20th President, Dr. Billy C. Hawkins. “Dr. Hawkins took over as president in 2008 when Talladega College was struggling to survive. As a result of his leadership,… Continue reading Talladega College Board of Trustees vote to Name New Student Center in Honor of Dr. Billy C. Hawkins

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Saint Augustine’s University Announces Dr. Maria Arvelo Lumpkin Appointment as Interim President

RALEIGH, NC – The Board of Trustees at Saint Augustine’s University has announced the appointment of Dr. Maria Arvelo Lumpkin to the role of Interim President. The appointment is effective immediately. According to the Board of Trustees Chairman The Honorable Chief Justice James C. Perry, “The Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) Board of Trustees is pleased… Continue reading Saint Augustine’s University Announces Dr. Maria Arvelo Lumpkin Appointment as Interim President

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Miles College Board of Trustees Names Bobbie Knight as Permanent President

FAIRFIELD, AL – The Miles College Board of Trustees named interim President Bobbie Knight as the 15th president of Miles College. The decision was announced during the Spring Board meeting on March 5, 2020. Knight will assume the position as permanent president effective immediately, according to the College. “We were blessed when Dr. Knight agreed… Continue reading Miles College Board of Trustees Names Bobbie Knight as Permanent President

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Saint Augustine’s University Reduces its Tuition and Fees by 15% Making It One of the More Affordable Private Colleges in the Region

RALEIGH, NC – Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) is reducing its tuition by 15% starting in the fall of 2020, the University announced on Monday. When most institutions of higher education are raising prices, SAU is addressing the concerns of families who are looking for relief in the area of affordability. The lower cost will apply… Continue reading Saint Augustine’s University Reduces its Tuition and Fees by 15% Making It One of the More Affordable Private Colleges in the Region

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HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) Welcome New Board Members

CHICAGO, IL (February 4, 2020) – The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) would like to congratulate and announce six newly elected members of its Board of Directors. The members were appointed by Dr. Santarvis Brown, Chairman of the Board in November 2019. Their experience and guidance will help our organization growth and strengthen our advocacy efforts… Continue reading HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) Welcome New Board Members

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Central State University Names Dr. Jack Thomas as next president

WILBERFORCE, OH (February 7, 2020) – Central State University (CSU) has announced today the appointment of President-Elect Dr. Jack Thomas. Dr. Thomas joins CSU as President with a successful long-term track in several different academic settings. Dr. Thomas brings visibility and insight from experience in every aspect of academia. Roles he has held included President,… Continue reading Central State University Names Dr. Jack Thomas as next president

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Talladega College Provost Named to SACSCOC Board of Trustees

TALLADEGA, AL – Talladega College Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Lisa Long was elected to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Board of Trustees the association’s annual meeting in Houston, TX in December 2019. Dr. Long will serve as a member of the Alabama Delegation of the… Continue reading Talladega College Provost Named to SACSCOC Board of Trustees

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HCF Announces 102 Days of HBCU Campaigning & Giving Campaign

CHICAGO, IL -The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) announces 102 days of HBCU Campaigning & Giving. This campaign is designed to encourage individuals to make a donation directly to an Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) of their choice in support of student scholarships, academic success, and programs. For 102 days, HCF… Continue reading HCF Announces 102 Days of HBCU Campaigning & Giving Campaign

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UAPB Office of Recruitment to host its annual Lion Fever Day on April 3, 2020

PINE BLUFF, AR – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) Office of Recruitment to host its annual Lion Fever Day on Friday, April 3, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lion Fever Day is designed to allow high school seniors and juniors an opportunity to see various parts of UAPB’s campus and… Continue reading UAPB Office of Recruitment to host its annual Lion Fever Day on April 3, 2020