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Kentucky State University reduces non-resident tuition

FRANKFORT, KY – The Kentucky State University Board of Regents approved an agreement to lower tuition for out-of-state students. The Board of Regents approved a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) to reduce non-resident tuition from $9,500 per semester to $5,775 per semester for students in the seven states… Continue reading Kentucky State University reduces non-resident tuition

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Hampton University and Verizon Unite for Summer STEM Program for Male Middle School Students

HAMPTON, VA – Middle school male students from Hampton City Schools will participate in a three-week program at Hampton University to immerse them in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) activities, starting June 17, and will run until July 5, 2019. “The Verizon Innovative Learning program was such a success last year that we are… Continue reading Hampton University and Verizon Unite for Summer STEM Program for Male Middle School Students

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UAPB to offer two new degree programs this fall

PINE BLUFF, AR – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) has expanded its degree offerings to include its first engineering degree, Agricultural Engineering, and a Hospitality and Tourism Management degree program. The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved the programs at its meeting on May 24 after both previously received the approval of… Continue reading UAPB to offer two new degree programs this fall

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Dr. Dwaun J. Warmack Named as the Ninth President of Claflin University

ORANGEBURG, SC – The Claflin University Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Dr. Dwuan J. Warmack as the ninth president of the first Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in South Carolina, effective August 1, 2019. He succeeds Dr. Henry N. Tisdale, who is retiring after 25 years of tranformational leadership at the… Continue reading Dr. Dwaun J. Warmack Named as the Ninth President of Claflin University

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ITC to Reintroduce the Master of Arts in Church Music as the Master of Arts in Liturgical Arts and Culture

ATLANTA, GA – Beginning with the Fall 2019 semester The Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) will offer a Master of Arts in Liturgical Arts and Culture Degree Program (MALC). The MALC Degree Program focuses on the intersections of worship, arts and culture in an ever-evolving world. This degree program prepares students to serve as worship and… Continue reading ITC to Reintroduce the Master of Arts in Church Music as the Master of Arts in Liturgical Arts and Culture

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Dr. Mickey L. Burnim Appointed Interim President of Coppin State University

BALTIMORE, MD – University System of Maryland (USM) Chancellor Robert Caret named Mickey L. Burnim interim president of Coppin State University. Dr. Burnim will begin his service as interim president on July 1. Current Coppin State University President Maria Thompson in January announced that she will step down June 30 and return on her native… Continue reading Dr. Mickey L. Burnim Appointed Interim President of Coppin State University

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Illinois Public Universities launches statewide advocacy campaign to increase funding, HCF pushes to advocate

ILLINOIS – Illinois public universities have launched a statewide advocacy campaign that includes call-to-action for alumni and appearances from university presidents around the state to build grassroots community and legislative support for higher education. The campaign, “The Time is Now: Re-invest in Illinois Higher Education” focuses on the importance of contacting legislators to urge for… Continue reading Illinois Public Universities launches statewide advocacy campaign to increase funding, HCF pushes to advocate

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Albany State dual enrolled students graduate with degree and high school diploma

ALBANY, GA – Albany State University (ASU) graduated 41 dual enrolled students at the 2019 Spring Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 11. All 41 students was conferred a two-year degree and a high school diploma this May. The dual enrollment program at Albany State University allows high school students to enroll at the institution and… Continue reading Albany State dual enrolled students graduate with degree and high school diploma

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HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Dr. Logan Hampton, Tenth President of Lane College

Every Monday, the HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) will spotlight a Chancellor or President who currently serves a Historically Black College or University. This initiative recognizes and introduces those individuals who serve our nation HBCUs daily, changing and educating lives while producing the forthcoming visionary leaders of tomorrow. This week’s Chancellor or President:  Dr. Logan Hampton,… Continue reading HBCU Chancellor and President Spotlight: Dr. Logan Hampton, Tenth President of Lane College

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Wilberforce University Launches its Wilberforce Unite Fundraising Campaign

WILBERFORCE, OH – Wilberforce University’s President, Dr. Elfred A. Pinkard, has launched its 2056 Future Focus Campaign #WilberforceUnite, which will concentrate on securing the financial future for the University. The 69-day campaign set goal is to raise $2 million to help meet the university’s need in support of students, facility enhancements, faculty and staff development,… Continue reading Wilberforce University Launches its Wilberforce Unite Fundraising Campaign