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Florida Memorial University names Castell Vaughn Bryant as acting president

MIAMI GARDENS – Florida Memorial University, a historically black university located in Miami Gardens, has appointed Castell Vaughn Bryant as its acting president, the school announced. Bryant will be standing in for interim president Michelle Howard-Vital, who is currently on medical leave. Howard-Vital stepped up following the departure of Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis, who accepted… Continue reading Florida Memorial University names Castell Vaughn Bryant as acting president

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Apply to attend the HBCU Innovation Summit in Silicon Valley, FREE sponsored by UNCF

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) wants to send 100 computer science, engineer, and IT-focused students from HBCU’s to take part in an exclusive four-day Silicon Valley experience: tech company tours, startup-tech entrepreneurship workshops, direct recruitment at a Technical Career Fair, career development panels and much more. The event will take place October 25-29, 2017,… Continue reading Apply to attend the HBCU Innovation Summit in Silicon Valley, FREE sponsored by UNCF

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UNCF Chicago to host its annaul “A Mind Is…” Gala

CHICAGO, IL – UNCF Chicago office will host its annual “A Mind Is…” Gala which will honor Chicago Football Classic co-founders Everett Rand, Larry Huggins and Tim Rand on this Saturday, June 17th at 6 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. This is a major fundraising event for the Chicago area office of UNCF, which… Continue reading UNCF Chicago to host its annaul “A Mind Is…” Gala

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Huston-Tillotson University selected for $1 Million Grant from UNCF to Improve Job Outcomes of Graduates

AUSTIN, TX – After a six-month planning phase, UNCF announced Huston-Tillotson University (a historically black university  located in Austin, Texas) as one of 24 colleges and universities that will receive five-year grants totaling $35.3 million for the UNCF Career Pathways Initiative (CPI), a transformative effort to design and implement programs to improve employment outcomes for… Continue reading Huston-Tillotson University selected for $1 Million Grant from UNCF to Improve Job Outcomes of Graduates

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Take Action: UNCF #PreserveHBCU Campaign – Treasures Around the Country

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) led a national social media campaign on yesterday (October 26), urging the Senate to provide at least $5 million for the HBCU Historic Preservation Program, as passed by the House before Congress adjourns. “HBCUs have a significant place in American history and provide incredible value and values to minority and… Continue reading Take Action: UNCF #PreserveHBCU Campaign – Treasures Around the Country