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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

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Albany State University has more than $244 million economic impact on region according to a new study

ALBANY, GA – Albany State University (ASU) had a $244 million economic impact on the Albany region in 2018, according to a recent study released and commissioned by the University System of Georgia (USG). “It is imperative that Albany State University and the Albany community have a beneficial relationship,” said Marion Fedrick, ASU President. “As… Continue reading Albany State University has more than $244 million economic impact on region according to a new study

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Kentucky State University once again named a Best Regional College by The Princeton Review

FRANKFORT, KY – Kentucky State University was recently again named a Best Regional College in the Southeast by The Princeton Review, a trusted resource in college and university rankings. According to its website, The Princeton Review featured institutions it considers academically outstanding and well worth consideration during a college search. Kentucky State’s profile is compiled… Continue reading Kentucky State University once again named a Best Regional College by The Princeton Review

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HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) Now Accepting New Member Applications for its Board of Directors

CHICAGO, IL – The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) is now accepting applications for new members to join its Board of Directors through September 16, 2019, for a one-year term. HCF is a advocacy non-profit organization in Chicago, Illinois that serves its mission to supporting the significance and raising funds for student scholarships and initiative programming… Continue reading HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) Now Accepting New Member Applications for its Board of Directors

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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