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HCF President Demetrius Johnson Jr.’s Memo regarding upcoming HBCU Football and Recruitment Tour, Upcoming Events

CHICAGO, IL – Each year, HCF is more eagerly excited to hit the road in support of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and athletics as well as participate in efforts of encouraging those to choose to attend an HBCU. Our HBCU Football and Recruitment Tour, which began back in 2016 continues to float with… Continue reading HCF President Demetrius Johnson Jr.’s Memo regarding upcoming HBCU Football and Recruitment Tour, Upcoming Events

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Talladega College Names Dr. Monique L. Akassi Assistant to the President/Tenured Professor of English

TALLADEGA, AL – Talladega College is pleased to announce that Dr. Monique L. Akassi has joined the College as assistant to the president and a tenured professor of English. Dr. Akassi is an award-winning, transformative servant leader and manager in higher education with over a decade of experience in academic and student affairs. She is… Continue reading Talladega College Names Dr. Monique L. Akassi Assistant to the President/Tenured Professor of English

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Appointment of New Chair of the Board of HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) Organization

CHICAGO, IL (July 27, 2019) – HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) organization is pleased to announce the appointment of Santarvis N. Brown, Ed.D, as the next Chair of the HCF Board of Directors. Dr. Brown joined the Board as a member on December 1, 2017. He succeeds Demetrius Johnson Jr., who served as interim Chair of… Continue reading Appointment of New Chair of the Board of HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) Organization

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Talladega College Names Dr. Jeffery T. Burgin, Jr. its Vice President of Student Affairs

TALLADEGA, AL. – Talladega College is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeffery T. Burgin, Jr., has joined the College as Vice President for Student Affairs. Dr. Burgin, who will serve as a member of the institution’s leadership team, will provide direction for the development and administration of a wide range of academic support programs. He… Continue reading Talladega College Names Dr. Jeffery T. Burgin, Jr. its Vice President of Student Affairs

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Voorhees College Ends Fiscal Year with a Bang

DENMARK, S.C. – Voorhees College recently ended the fiscal year raising $1,150,850.35. The Voorhees College National Alumni Association (VCNAA) contributed more than $200,000 this fiscal year. The association has generated $1M in funds over the last five years. President W. Franklin Evans said Voorhees College alumni are second to non and one of the institution’s biggest… Continue reading Voorhees College Ends Fiscal Year with a Bang

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Voorhees College receives a $73,700 United Thank Offering (UTO) Grant

DENMARK, S.C. – The United Thank Offering (UTO) of the Episcopal Church recently awarded Voorhees College $73,700 to assist with the Voorhees College Campus Community Initiative (VCCCI). According to a press release from the University, the VCCCI is a two-part project that allows Voorhees to meet the needs of students and community by providing access… Continue reading Voorhees College receives a $73,700 United Thank Offering (UTO) Grant

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The Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) Named Matthew Wesley Williams as Interim President

ATLANTA, GA – Matthew Wesley Williams has been appointed by the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) to serve as Interim President of the Center, upon the retirement of current President, Dr. Edward L. Wheeler on July 31, 2019. This action will be ratified by the full Board… Continue reading The Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) Named Matthew Wesley Williams as Interim President

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Shelton State Community College Reaffirmed by SACSCOC

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – At its meeting on June 13, 2019, the Board of Trustees of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) took a number of actions regarding the accreditation status of applicant, candidate, and member institutions in its region. Shelton State Community College was reaffirmed with no additional reports required.… Continue reading Shelton State Community College Reaffirmed by SACSCOC