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Phone #: 773.217.4329

About DSM

The Division of Strategic Communications and Media Relations (DSM) at HCF provides strategic communications and marketing leadership to raise public awareness about the organization through brand management, communications and public relations. The unit supports the organization’s strategic plan by providing guidance for the primary communication efforts including news, feature and social media content; informing and assisting members of the media with interview and information requests; planning and implementing executive and development communication projects; and coordinating the organization’s response to public records requests.

The media relations piece acts as the liaison between the media and the organization. If you have questions or would like to request an interview, please contact via email.



Dr. Billy Hawkins to be the first Black president of Talladega College with building named in his honor (Birmingham Times)

Kevin James named 19th president of Morris Brown College (Atlanta Voice)

Talladega College president named one of 10 most dominant HBCU leaders of 2020 (The Daily Home)

Winston Salem native ECSU Chancellor Karrie G. Dixon honored with Platium HBCU Grow Award (The Chronicle)

Four UNCF-Member Presidents Among HBCU Campaign Fund’s “Most Dominant HBCU Leaders of 2020”  (UNCF)

SC’s oldest historically black college has a new president after 25 years (The Post and Courier)

Bennett Ranked #1 for Smaller HBCUs that are Rising  (Bennet College)

Ten Top Smaller HBCUs That Are Rising (Paine College)


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HCF Mission

HCF is an nonprofit educational organization that remains a strong advocate for students and higher education. HCF supports the significance and raises funds for scholarships, initiative programming, and for private and public HBCUs and MSIs.

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