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JSU alum establishes $100,000 endowment for first-time college students from Yazoo County

JACKSON, MS – Dr. Annie Rene Harris Slaughter earned three degrees from Jackson State University, and now she established a $100,000 endowment in memory of her mother – also an alum – to help undergraduates pursue their academic dreams at their alma mater. Funds will be matched by Title III, according to a press released… Continue reading JSU alum establishes $100,000 endowment for first-time college students from Yazoo County

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HCF Participates in #GivingTuesday Set For November 27 in Support of HBCU Education

CHICAGO, IL – Every year, on Tuesday after Cyber Monday the HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) participates in Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving that harness the collective power of individuals, communicates and organizations to encourage philanthropy and celebrates generosity worldwide. Giving Tuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and… Continue reading HCF Participates in #GivingTuesday Set For November 27 in Support of HBCU Education

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$2.2 Million Gift from Windgate Foundation to Benefit Student Scholarships at UAPB

  PINE BLUFF, AR – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) announced it has received a $2.2 million gift from the Windgate Foundation (Windgate) to establish the Windgate Foundation Scholarship Endowment and fund the John Miller Howard Art and Education Legacy Exhibition (Howard Exhibition) at the Leedell Moorehead-Graham Fine Arts Gallery at the… Continue reading $2.2 Million Gift from Windgate Foundation to Benefit Student Scholarships at UAPB

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HBCU Campaign Fund Participates in #GivingTuesday set for November 29 in Support of HBCU Education

CHICAGO, IL – HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Giving Tuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and… Continue reading HBCU Campaign Fund Participates in #GivingTuesday set for November 29 in Support of HBCU Education

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There is still time to get in on preserving a legacy with Allstate Quotes for Education Program

  Since August, Allstate Insurance Company who has partner with the Tom Joyner Foundation is encouraging alumni and supporters of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to protect the legacy of HBCUs and their students by participating in the company’s annual Quotes for Education (QFE) program. In its eighth year, Allstate will donate up to… Continue reading There is still time to get in on preserving a legacy with Allstate Quotes for Education Program