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HCF Reveals its Top 20 HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine and Competition Finalists

CHICAGO, IL – HCF reveals its 2019 HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine and Competition class. During the summer, the month and a half online competition, voters select their favorite King, Queen, and SGA president from 27 HBCUs or MSIs that participated. This year’s competition theme was “Game of Thrones: The HBCU Royalty Edition.” For its fifth… Continue reading HCF Reveals its Top 20 HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine and Competition Finalists

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HCF Applauds Bipartisan Compromise on Federal Funding for HBCUs

HCF applauds and is pleased for the U.S. Senate’s passage of the modified H.R. 2486, the FUTURE Act. The bill will permanently extend $255 million, annually, of mandatory funding for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs), Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs), and other Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) to improve science, technology, engineering and… Continue reading HCF Applauds Bipartisan Compromise on Federal Funding for HBCUs

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UAPB, UALR sign MOU in partnership to create pipeline of success for aspiring law students

PINE BLUFF, AR – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) William H. Bowen School of Law announced on Dec. 3, 2019, a joint-effort to create a 4+3 pipeline program. “Both schools have been working for serveral years to get this program in place,” said… Continue reading UAPB, UALR sign MOU in partnership to create pipeline of success for aspiring law students

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Anthony Jenkins, Ph.D., appointed as President of Coppin State University

Baltimore, MD – The University System of Maryland Board of Regents has appointed Anthony Jenkins, Ph.D., as the next president of Coppin State University beginning May 26, 2020, according to the University. Dr. Jenkins has served as President of West Virginia State University (WVSU), a historically Black land-grant research university near Charleston, W.V., since July… Continue reading Anthony Jenkins, Ph.D., appointed as President of Coppin State University

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SUNO Chancellor Mims-Devezin stepped down months after institution was placed on probation, interim president named

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) Chancellor Lisa Mims-Devezin has stepped down, just months after the institution was placed on probation by its a accrediting agency and a top administrator became the subject of a federal fraud investigation. Miss-Devezin’s departure from her post was approved by the Southern University Board of… Continue reading SUNO Chancellor Mims-Devezin stepped down months after institution was placed on probation, interim president named

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New Montgomery Mayor Appoints ASU’s Student Government President to his Transition Team

MONTGOMERY, AL – The City of Montgomery’s newly sworn in Mayor, Steven L. Reed, announced on Nov. 22, the members of “Montgomery’s United,” the transition organization that the mayor has created to help him set his pathway to lead the city though his new administration. Among its members is the president of Alabama State University’s… Continue reading New Montgomery Mayor Appoints ASU’s Student Government President to his Transition Team

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Talladega College students receive all-expense-paid trip to Japan

TALLADEGA, AL – Twenty-three Talladega College students have been selected to participate in an all-expense paid trip to Japan via the Kakehashi Project Study Tour. To help the students prepare for the trip, a series of informative training sessions were scheduled. They recently met with the Honorary Consul General of Japan, Mr. Mark Jackson, who… Continue reading Talladega College students receive all-expense-paid trip to Japan

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St. Louis Heritage Football Classic Canceled

ST. LOUIS, MO – BCSG 360, the organizer of the St. Louis Heritage Classic has announced that all events including the football game between Lincoln University of Missouri Blue Tigers and Kentucky State University Thorobreds have been canceled for November 23, 2019. The Ol’ Man River Classic event was originally scheduled to be held at… Continue reading St. Louis Heritage Football Classic Canceled

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Paine College Board of Trustees Appoints Dr. Cheryl Evans Jones as President

AUGUSTA, GA – Paine College Board of Trustees appoints Dr. Cheryl Evans Jones as Seventeenth President of Paine College during the fall meeting held on October 18-19. For more than four years, Dr. Jones served as Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs until the Board appointed her Acting President on July 1, 2019. She… Continue reading Paine College Board of Trustees Appoints Dr. Cheryl Evans Jones as President

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Savannah River Site’s Contractor signs MOU with Denmark Technical College to Facilitate STEAM Opportunities

DENMARK, S.C. – Savannah River Site’s (SRS) liquid waste contractor Savannah River Remediation (SRR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Denmark Technical College (DTC), one of South Carolina’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities, to help students prepare for their future careers. DTC provides a two-year program that allows for a mix of traditional and… Continue reading Savannah River Site’s Contractor signs MOU with Denmark Technical College to Facilitate STEAM Opportunities