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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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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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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

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Talladega College Provost Named to SACSCOC Board of Trustees

TALLADEGA, AL – Talladega College Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Lisa Long was elected to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Board of Trustees the association’s annual meeting in Houston, TX in December 2019. Dr. Long will serve as a member of the Alabama Delegation of the… Continue reading Talladega College Provost Named to SACSCOC Board of Trustees

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HCF Announces 102 Days of HBCU Campaigning & Giving Campaign

CHICAGO, IL -The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) announces 102 days of HBCU Campaigning & Giving. This campaign is designed to encourage individuals to make a donation directly to an Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) of their choice in support of student scholarships, academic success, and programs. For 102 days, HCF… Continue reading HCF Announces 102 Days of HBCU Campaigning & Giving Campaign

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Jackson State University ranked one of the best online colleges in Mississippi

JACKSON, MS – ValueColleges.com has named Jackson State University one of the best online colleges in Mississippi for 2020, according to the University. Offering five online bachelor degree programs – criminal justice, childcare and family education, healthcare administration, technology (emergency management technology) and professional interdisciplinary studies, JSU’s online program is designed to accommodate non-traditional students.… Continue reading Jackson State University ranked one of the best online colleges in Mississippi

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Drake State President elected to SACSCOC Executive Council

HUNTSVILLE, AL – Dr. Patricia Sims, President of Drake State Community and Technical College, has been elected to the Executive Council of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools/Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Board of Trustees. The Executive Council is a thirteen-member committee elected bu the Board of Trustees responsible for interpreting Commission policy and procedure.… Continue reading Drake State President elected to SACSCOC Executive Council

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The Ten Most Dominant HBCU Leaders of 2020

“As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” – Bill Gates. The dynamics of higher education in America today are driving the demand for a new set of skills and capabilities for tomorrow’s leaders. Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) provide quality education… Continue reading The Ten Most Dominant HBCU Leaders of 2020