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Barber-Scotia College Announces Dr. Melvin Douglass as New President

CONCORD, NC – The Barber-Scotia College Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Dr. Melvin Douglass as the next President of the College. Dr. Douglass brings to the College more than 25 years of combined senior level administrative experience in academia, research, policy, advocacy, government service, and nonprofit sector. Dr. Douglas’ talents and experiences… Continue reading Barber-Scotia College Announces Dr. Melvin Douglass as New President

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Saint Augustine’s University Board of Trustees Appoints Alumnus, Dr. Gaddis Faulcon, as Interim President

RALEIGH, NC – The Board of Trustees of Saint Augustine’s University announced the appointment of Dr. Gaddis Faulcon as the interim president for the University on Tuesday, March 12. This appointment is effective immediately. This decision coincides with the beginning of former President Everett Ward’s retirement. “At this time of significant positive momentum surrounding the… Continue reading Saint Augustine’s University Board of Trustees Appoints Alumnus, Dr. Gaddis Faulcon, as Interim President

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Fayetteville State University Fall 2018 Graduates Earn 100% Pass Rate on Nursing Exam

FAYETTEVILEE, NC – Fayetteville State University’s (FSU) fall 2018 graduates of the pre-licensure nursing program have earned a 100% pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), the test required for entry into the nursing profession. Twenty-two students took the exam, and all passed on the first attempt. “I can’t empathize enough how proud… Continue reading Fayetteville State University Fall 2018 Graduates Earn 100% Pass Rate on Nursing Exam

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Engineer, STEM Advocate, Higher Education and Civil Leader Dr. Gwendolyn Boyd to serve as Keynote Speaker of ECSU Founders Day Convocation

ELIZABETH CITY, NC – Engineer, STEM advocate, high education and civic leader, public speaker and former president of Alabama State University Dr. Gwendolyn E. Boyd to serve as the 128th Founders Day Convocation at Elizabeth City State University on Friday, March 8, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center on… Continue reading Engineer, STEM Advocate, Higher Education and Civil Leader Dr. Gwendolyn Boyd to serve as Keynote Speaker of ECSU Founders Day Convocation

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NCAT named as a Featured School by NSA in celebration of their partnership

With the focus that North Carolina A&T State University has in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) as a HBCU, the institution has partnered with the National Security Agency (NSA) for over 20 years. “N.C. A&T contributes to the diversity of our workforce and provides degree programs that are comprehensive, multidisciplinary and relevant to our… Continue reading NCAT named as a Featured School by NSA in celebration of their partnership

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Saint Augustine’s University President Dr. Everett B. Ward Announces Retirement

RALEIGH, NC – Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) president Dr. Everett B. Ward announced this afternoon that he is retiring from the role he has held for the past five years. Dr. Ward made the announcement during a board of trustees’ executive session, on campus. Dr. Ward, who became the 11th president and only 3rd Saint… Continue reading Saint Augustine’s University President Dr. Everett B. Ward Announces Retirement

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Saint Augustine’s University Retains Full Accreditation Status by The SACSCOC

During the annual meeting of The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) in New Orleans, Louisiana, the SACSCOC Board of Trustees voted to remove Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) from probationary status. In January 2019, the University will be notified by official letter of the commission’s decision. A year ago, SACSCOC Special… Continue reading Saint Augustine’s University Retains Full Accreditation Status by The SACSCOC

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UNC System President Margaret Spellings Announces Resignation

CHAPEL HILL, NC – University of North Carolina System President Margaret Spellings announced her resignation on Friday (10/26). She has agreed to continue serving through March 1, 2019, according to a press release by the UNC System. “North Carolina’s public universities are the lifeblood of the state. They are pillars of communities, drivers of economies,… Continue reading UNC System President Margaret Spellings Announces Resignation

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Shaw University Board of Trustees Appoint Paulette R. Dillard as 18th President

RALEIGH, NC – Shaw University Board of Trustees has named Paulette R. Dillard as the University’s 18th President. Dr. Dillard has been serving as interim president since July of last year. She previously served as the University’s vice president for academic affairs and dean of the college of arts and sciences. “Upon her appointment as… Continue reading Shaw University Board of Trustees Appoint Paulette R. Dillard as 18th President

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Board of Governors Approves $2.3 Million Appropriation for ECSU

ELIZABETH CITY, NC – Elizabeth City State University (ESCU) is on a continuous rise to success. The University of North Carolina System Board of Governors has approved the appropriation of $2.3 million for ECSU, the largest allocation of repair and renovation funding for the institution in over a decade. According to a press release by… Continue reading Board of Governors Approves $2.3 Million Appropriation for ECSU