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Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

This Week's Appointments of African Americans to Key Posts in Higher Education Administration

This Week’s Appointments of African Americans to Key Posts in Higher Education Administration

Taking on new administrative roles are Venessa Funches, Nancy L. Jones, Michael A. Ellington, Michael Williams, Kenyatta Tatum Futterman, Zella Palmer, Loretta A. Moore, Angela Simmons, and Marquetta Faulkner.

Six African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Six African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are: Kimberly Johnson at Auburn University, Rosalie Richards at Stetson University, Benjamin Reese at Duke University, Kemal Atkins at Kenne State College, LLJuna Weir at Alcorn State University, and Calvin J. McFadden Sr. at Smith College.

Florida State Won the Game, But Auburn Wins in the Classroom

Florida State Won the Game, But Auburn Wins in the Classroom

Florida State University won the national championship in college football. But the success on the field has not been matched in the classroom for Black football players. As a result, the university is beefing up academic support for student athletes.

The New President of the Association for Black Culture Centers

The New President of the Association for Black Culture Centers

Rodney T. Cohen, an assistant dean and director of the Afro-American Cultural Center at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, was elected president at the association’s annual meeting, hosted this year by Auburn University.

A New Vice Provost at the University of Southern California

A New Vice Provost at the University of Southern California

Ainsley Carry was appointed vice provost of student affairs at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He was serving as vice president for student affairs at Auburn University in Alabama.

The Black Man Who Taught at Auburn University in 1947

The Black Man Who Taught at Auburn University in 1947

African American artist Isaac Scott Hathaway taught a workshop at Alabama Polytechnic Institute, now Auburn University, in the summer of 1947. This was 16 years before the racial integration of the university.

African American Student at Auburn University Wins Scholarship to Study Architecture in Turkey

African American Student at Auburn University Wins Scholarship to Study Architecture in Turkey

Don’Neisha Clark, a senior at Auburn University in Alabama, has been selected to receive a Gilman Scholarship from the Institute for International Education. She will study architecture at Istanbul Technical University in Turkey.

African American Student at Auburn University Named a Mitchell Scholar

African American Student at Auburn University Named a Mitchell Scholar

Marian Royston is a native of Roanoke, Alabama, and a senior at Auburn University where she is majoring in history. She is the only African American among this year’s class of 12 Mitchell Scholars who will study in Ireland beginning in September 2013.

Kevin Crenshaw Is Honored for Excellence in Extension

Kevin Crenshaw Is Honored for Excellence in Extension

He is a legal family educator for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, a joint effort of Auburn University and historically Black Alabama A&M University.

Tennessee State University Announces Four Finalists for Its Next President

Tennessee State University Announces Four Finalists for Its Next President

Glenda Glover, dean of business at Jackson State University, Ainsley Carry, vice president of student affairs at Auburn University, Candace Campbell Jackson, a vice president at the University of Akron, and Bennie Harris, a vice president at Lipscomb University, are in the running.

Two African Americans Earn Distinguished Honors

Two African Americans Earn Distinguished Honors

Annette Yancy will be honored by the National Academic Advising Association and James Owens will have an award named in his honor at Auburn University.

Appointments of African Americans to Key Posts in Higher Education

Appointments of African Americans to Key Posts in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of appointments of Black Americans to administrative and faculty positions at colleges and universities across the United States.

Architecture Students Win Diversity Scholarships

Architecture Students Win Diversity Scholarships

Chisom Ezekwo of the University of Southern California and Damian Bolden of Auburn University will receive financial aid and an internship.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants won by historically black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

The Primas Collection Comes to Auburn University

The Primas Collection Comes to Auburn University

The exhibit will remain at Auburn through March 15.