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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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Talladega College named a 2019 Best Value College by Kiplinger

TALLADEGA, AL – Talladega College was named a 2019 Best Value College by Kiplinger, a national publisher of business forecast and personal finance advice. Kiplinger ranked Talladega second among the nation’s “10 Best College Values with the Lowest Average Graduating Debt, 2019.” “I was very pleased but not surprised that Talladega College was listed among… Continue reading Talladega College named a 2019 Best Value College by Kiplinger

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LeMoyne-Owen Selects Dr. Carol Johnson-Dean as interim President

MEMPHIS, T.N. – The Board of Trustees of LeMoyne-Owen College, a four-year historically black college in Memphis, on July 30 announced it has selected Dr. Carol Johnson-Dean to serve as Interim President, effective Aug. 26, 2019. “Dr. Johnson-Dean’s breadth of educational leadership experience and unique understanding of the inner workings of HBCUs made her stand… Continue reading LeMoyne-Owen Selects Dr. Carol Johnson-Dean as interim President

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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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Lawson State Community College Participates in White House Workforce Development Pledge Event

BIRMINGHAM, AL – Dr. Perry W. Ward, President of Lawson State Community College participated in a workforce development event at the White House in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, July 25, 2019. The event marked the one-year anniversary of the Pledge to America’s Workers, an initiative created by the White House to educate and train the… Continue reading Lawson State Community College Participates in White House Workforce Development Pledge Event

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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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Elizabeth City State University Awarded More than $5 Million in Competitive Grants

ELIZABETH CITY, NC – The Office of Sponsored Programs at Elizabeth City State University has announced that funding for competitive awards has exceeded $5 million. Director of Sponsored Programs, Annemarie Delgado, says that at the end of the 2019 fiscal year, ECSU received 32 awards totaling more than $5 million, a substantial increase over last… Continue reading Elizabeth City State University Awarded More than $5 Million in Competitive Grants

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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