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Application is now open for HBCUs and MSIs to become a 2020 & 2021 HCF Supported Institution of the Month

CHICAGO, IL – The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) cordially invites Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) to participate in part of its Supported Institution of the Month Initiative Program for the year 2020 and 2021. The Supported Institution of the Month program is intended as a monthly awareness and another… Continue reading Application is now open for HBCUs and MSIs to become a 2020 & 2021 HCF Supported Institution of the Month

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Voorhees alumnus Joseph Montgomery appointed VP of Enrollment Management and Student Success at Tuskegee University

TUSKEGEE, AL – Joseph Montgomery, a Voorhees College graduate, was recently selected as the vice president of enrollment management and student success at Tuskegee University. The newly created position signals the university’s strategic realignment of functions that recruit, on board and support students throughout their matriculation. Montgomery will be responsible for four key university areas:… Continue reading Voorhees alumnus Joseph Montgomery appointed VP of Enrollment Management and Student Success at Tuskegee University

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UMES President Heidi Anderson earns Leadership Maryland credential, first president to participate

PRINCESS ANNE, MD – Leadership Maryland announced Tuesday that Dr. Heidi M. Anderson, President of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES), has completed the professional development program dedicated to building a better Maryland by harnessing the strength of its local business and community leaders, according to source by the university. Anderson, the first UMES… Continue reading UMES President Heidi Anderson earns Leadership Maryland credential, first president to participate

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HCF Reveals its Top 20 HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine and Competition Finalists

CHICAGO, IL – HCF reveals its 2019 HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine and Competition class. During the summer, the month and a half online competition, voters select their favorite King, Queen, and SGA president from 27 HBCUs or MSIs that participated. This year’s competition theme was “Game of Thrones: The HBCU Royalty Edition.” For its fifth… Continue reading HCF Reveals its Top 20 HBCU Royalty Dictionary Magazine and Competition Finalists

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HCF Applauds Bipartisan Compromise on Federal Funding for HBCUs

HCF applauds and is pleased for the U.S. Senate’s passage of the modified H.R. 2486, the FUTURE Act. The bill will permanently extend $255 million, annually, of mandatory funding for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs), Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs), and other Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) to improve science, technology, engineering and… Continue reading HCF Applauds Bipartisan Compromise on Federal Funding for HBCUs

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UAPB, UALR sign MOU in partnership to create pipeline of success for aspiring law students

PINE BLUFF, AR – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) William H. Bowen School of Law announced on Dec. 3, 2019, a joint-effort to create a 4+3 pipeline program. “Both schools have been working for serveral years to get this program in place,” said… Continue reading UAPB, UALR sign MOU in partnership to create pipeline of success for aspiring law students

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Anthony Jenkins, Ph.D., appointed as President of Coppin State University

Baltimore, MD – The University System of Maryland Board of Regents has appointed Anthony Jenkins, Ph.D., as the next president of Coppin State University beginning May 26, 2020, according to the University. Dr. Jenkins has served as President of West Virginia State University (WVSU), a historically Black land-grant research university near Charleston, W.V., since July… Continue reading Anthony Jenkins, Ph.D., appointed as President of Coppin State University

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SUNO Chancellor Mims-Devezin stepped down months after institution was placed on probation, interim president named

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) Chancellor Lisa Mims-Devezin has stepped down, just months after the institution was placed on probation by its a accrediting agency and a top administrator became the subject of a federal fraud investigation. Miss-Devezin’s departure from her post was approved by the Southern University Board of… Continue reading SUNO Chancellor Mims-Devezin stepped down months after institution was placed on probation, interim president named

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New Montgomery Mayor Appoints ASU’s Student Government President to his Transition Team

MONTGOMERY, AL – The City of Montgomery’s newly sworn in Mayor, Steven L. Reed, announced on Nov. 22, the members of “Montgomery’s United,” the transition organization that the mayor has created to help him set his pathway to lead the city though his new administration. Among its members is the president of Alabama State University’s… Continue reading New Montgomery Mayor Appoints ASU’s Student Government President to his Transition Team

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Talladega College students receive all-expense-paid trip to Japan

TALLADEGA, AL – Twenty-three Talladega College students have been selected to participate in an all-expense paid trip to Japan via the Kakehashi Project Study Tour. To help the students prepare for the trip, a series of informative training sessions were scheduled. They recently met with the Honorary Consul General of Japan, Mr. Mark Jackson, who… Continue reading Talladega College students receive all-expense-paid trip to Japan