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TMCF | American Airlines HBCU Completion Scholarship

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and American Airlines are proud to offer urgent financial assistance in the form of need-based scholarships to college seniors graduating in May of 2020 at one of the publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominately Black Institutions (PBIs) within TMCF’s 47 member-school network. Applicants should be in… Continue reading TMCF | American Airlines HBCU Completion Scholarship

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Over $1 Billion for HBCUs, TCUs, MSIs in Federal Coronavirus Relief Stimulus

Wednesday, the U.S. Senate introduced H.R. 748 or Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act ensuring just over $1 billion of dedicated funding for institutions like Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs), and other Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) in response to the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic on operations. The… Continue reading Over $1 Billion for HBCUs, TCUs, MSIs in Federal Coronavirus Relief Stimulus

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Talladega College Board of Trustees vote to Name New Student Center in Honor of Dr. Billy C. Hawkins

TALLADEGA, AL – The Talladega College Board of Trustees voted on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, to name the newly constructed 47,000-square-foot student center/arena in honor of the College’s 20th President, Dr. Billy C. Hawkins. “Dr. Hawkins took over as president in 2008 when Talladega College was struggling to survive. As a result of his leadership,… Continue reading Talladega College Board of Trustees vote to Name New Student Center in Honor of Dr. Billy C. Hawkins

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Saint Augustine’s University Announces Dr. Maria Arvelo Lumpkin Appointment as Interim President

RALEIGH, NC – The Board of Trustees at Saint Augustine’s University has announced the appointment of Dr. Maria Arvelo Lumpkin to the role of Interim President. The appointment is effective immediately. According to the Board of Trustees Chairman The Honorable Chief Justice James C. Perry, “The Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) Board of Trustees is pleased… Continue reading Saint Augustine’s University Announces Dr. Maria Arvelo Lumpkin Appointment as Interim President

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Miles College Board of Trustees Names Bobbie Knight as Permanent President

FAIRFIELD, AL – The Miles College Board of Trustees named interim President Bobbie Knight as the 15th president of Miles College. The decision was announced during the Spring Board meeting on March 5, 2020. Knight will assume the position as permanent president effective immediately, according to the College. “We were blessed when Dr. Knight agreed… Continue reading Miles College Board of Trustees Names Bobbie Knight as Permanent President

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HCF Announces its Annual “I Love My HBCU” Alumni Campaign

CHICAGO, IL – The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) Division of Alumni Relations and Division of Development & Finance announces the kick-off of its annual three-month “I Love My HBCU” Campaign beginning on Thursday, March 12, 2020, through Friday, June 12, 2020. Sampled by the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU),… Continue reading HCF Announces its Annual “I Love My HBCU” Alumni Campaign

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Saint Augustine’s University Reduces its Tuition and Fees by 15% Making It One of the More Affordable Private Colleges in the Region

RALEIGH, NC – Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) is reducing its tuition by 15% starting in the fall of 2020, the University announced on Monday. When most institutions of higher education are raising prices, SAU is addressing the concerns of families who are looking for relief in the area of affordability. The lower cost will apply… Continue reading Saint Augustine’s University Reduces its Tuition and Fees by 15% Making It One of the More Affordable Private Colleges in the Region

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HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) Welcome New Board Members

CHICAGO, IL (February 4, 2020) – The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) would like to congratulate and announce six newly elected members of its Board of Directors. The members were appointed by Dr. Santarvis Brown, Chairman of the Board in November 2019. Their experience and guidance will help our organization growth and strengthen our advocacy efforts… Continue reading HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) Welcome New Board Members

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Central State University Names Dr. Jack Thomas as next president

WILBERFORCE, OH (February 7, 2020) – Central State University (CSU) has announced today the appointment of President-Elect Dr. Jack Thomas. Dr. Thomas joins CSU as President with a successful long-term track in several different academic settings. Dr. Thomas brings visibility and insight from experience in every aspect of academia. Roles he has held included President,… Continue reading Central State University Names Dr. Jack Thomas as next president

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2020 Ten Top Smaller HBCUs That Are Rising

Founded on or before 1964, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) were established after the Civil War when southern states still practiced segregation in schools. The following HBCUs have provided places for freed slaves to earn a quality education. For more than 140 years, HBCUs have nurtured, provided, and served academic excellence to low-income, first-generation,… Continue reading 2020 Ten Top Smaller HBCUs That Are Rising