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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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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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Elliott Charles Named Director of Intercollegiate Athletics at Chicago State University

CHICAGO, IL – Chicago State University (CSU) President Zaldwaynaka Scott, Esq. announced the hiring of Elliott Charles as the University’s Director of Intercollegiate Athletics. Charles has more than 14 years of intercollegiate athletics experience, including leadership positions at Clemson University and Florida A&M University. Charles will join Chicago State on December 16, 2019. He will… Continue reading Elliott Charles Named Director of Intercollegiate Athletics at Chicago State University

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HCF Celebrates GivingTuesday with #CampaignForHBCUs Initiative, joining millions around the world participating in the global generosity movement

CHICAGO, IL – The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that unleash the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and celebrate generosity worldwide. Giving Tuesday will kick-off the generosity season this year by inspiring people to give back on December 3, 2019, and throughout the… Continue reading HCF Celebrates GivingTuesday with #CampaignForHBCUs Initiative, joining millions around the world participating in the global generosity movement

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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

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Talladega College among U.S. News & World Report’s “most innovative schools” Princeton Review’s “best colleges in the Southeast” and Kiplinger’s “best value” colleges

TALLADEGA, AL – U.S. News and World Report listed Talladega College among the nation’s “most innovative schools” for 2020. In addition, the Princeton Review has named Talladega College one of the best colleges in the Southeast, a distinction the College has earned for two consecutive years. Although Talladega has been known for academic excellence for… Continue reading Talladega College among U.S. News & World Report’s “most innovative schools” Princeton Review’s “best colleges in the Southeast” and Kiplinger’s “best value” colleges

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2019 Ten Top Smaller HBCUs That Are Rising

Founded on or before 1964, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) were established after the Civil War when southern states still practiced segregation in schools. These HBCUs have provided places for freed African-Americans to earn a quality education. For more than 150 years, HBCUs have nurtured, provide, and serve academic excellence to low-income, first-generation, and… Continue reading 2019 Ten Top Smaller HBCUs That Are Rising