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Fisk University alumna and Accomplished Historian Crystal deGreogory named Kentucky State University Atwood Institute Director

FRANKFORT, KY – Fisk University alumna and accomplished historian Crystal A. deGregory, Ph.D. has been recently announced by Kentucky State University President M. Christopher Brown II as the director of the newly founded Atwood Institute for Race, Education and the Democratic Ideal. According to a press release by the university, deGregory is the founder and… Continue reading Fisk University alumna and Accomplished Historian Crystal deGreogory named Kentucky State University Atwood Institute Director

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Chicago Trinity United Church of Christ’s Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III to speak at Kentucky State’s Commencement

FRANKFORT, KY – Kentucky State University has announced that Trinity United Church of Christ’s Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III will be the speaker at the university’s 128th Commencement. The commencement will be held at 9 a.m. on May 13 at the Frankfort Convention Center.   According to the university’s press release, Dr. Moss is Senior… Continue reading Chicago Trinity United Church of Christ’s Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III to speak at Kentucky State’s Commencement

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Kentucky State University Named Dr. M. Christopher Brown as its new President

FRANKFORT, KY – Dr. M. Christopher Brown has been elected to serve as Kentucky State University’s 15th President announced by Dr. Karen Bearden, Chair of the University’s Board of Regents on Monday. Dr. Brown has a Ph.D. in Higher Education from The Pennsylvania State University, a M.S. in Education from the University of Kentucky, and… Continue reading Kentucky State University Named Dr. M. Christopher Brown as its new President

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Three finalists named by Board of Regents in Kentucky State University presidential search

FRANKFORT, KY – The Kentucky State University Board of Regents approved the slate of candidates and announced three finalists for the presidential search on Thursday, February 9, 2017, during a special meeting. The finalist are Dr. M. Christopher Brown, Justice Thomas Colbert, and Dr. Said Sewell. The Board of Regents anticipates making the final selection… Continue reading Three finalists named by Board of Regents in Kentucky State University presidential search

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Kentucky State University recognized for partnership with Frankfort Independent Schools

FRANKFORT, KY – Frankfort Independent Schools recently honored Kentucky State University (KSU) and Interim President Dr. Aaron Thompson for their partnership and leadership in the community. Dr. Thompson was presented the TRY award at the January meeting between community members and Frankfort Independent Schools. Dr. Houston Barber, superintendent of Frankfort Independent Schools, said Thompson was… Continue reading Kentucky State University recognized for partnership with Frankfort Independent Schools

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Kentucky State University partners with Pearson to offer free e-textbooks for students

FRANKFORT, KY – Kentucky State University (KSU) has announced that the university is making college more affordable for students by partnering with Pearson, a New York-based learning company, to offer e-textbooks to all KSU students for a flat fee. While Pearson has agreed to offer a flat fee, KSU has offered to cover the other… Continue reading Kentucky State University partners with Pearson to offer free e-textbooks for students

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Kentucky State University Mourns Loss of Football Player Killed

Kentucky State University mourns the loss of Thorobred football player Josh Williams, who died Tuesday during a shooting in Inglewood, Calif. He was 24. The Inglewood resident was known for his hard-hitting style and played at KSU in 2014-2015. “KSU Athletics is deeply saddened by the loss of its own,” said Directors of Athletics William… Continue reading Kentucky State University Mourns Loss of Football Player Killed