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More Good News on Enrollments at Historically Black Universities

More Good News on Enrollments at Historically Black Universities

Hampton University, Mississippi Valley State University, Dillard University, Alcorn State University, Kentucky State University, Bethune-Cookman University, North Carolina A&T State University, and Xavier University have all reported impressive gains in enrollments.

Bethune-Cookman University Teams Up With Arizona Summit Law School

Bethune-Cookman University Teams Up With Arizona Summit Law School

Under the agreement, more than $12 million in scholarships will be offered to students from Bethune-Cookman University and other HBCUs. About 100 scholarships will be available annually for HBCU students.

HBCUs Sign Transfer Agreement With California Community Colleges

HBCUs Sign Transfer Agreement With California Community Colleges

Under the agreement, students who complete an associate’s degree with a grade point average of 2.5 or higher can automatically gain admission to 21 historically Black colleges and universities as junior transfer students.

Bethune-Cookman University Approves Construction of a New Student Center

Bethune-Cookman University Approves Construction of a New Student Center

The four-story, 110,000-square-foot building will consist of a two-story podium containing student services, food services, state-of-the-art wellness facilities, and common areas. The top two stories will be student residential space.

Student-Run Record Label Established at Bethune-Cookman University

Student-Run Record Label Established at Bethune-Cookman University

HBCU Records recently signed two university students to be the first artists associated with the new label. Both have recorded songs and have produced music videos for the new record company.

Virginia State University Names Its New President

Virginia State University Names Its New President

Makola M. Abdullah has been serving as provost and chief academic officer at Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida. At the time he earned his doctorate, he was the youngest African American to have ever received a Ph.D. in engineering.

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.

An Extended Contract for the President of Bethune-Cookman University

An Extended Contract for the President of Bethune-Cookman University

Edison O. Jackson, president of Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida, since 2013, has had his contract extended through June 2018. In a statement to the university community, the board chair praised Dr. Jackson’s accomplishments during his tenure as president.

A Trio of Black Scholars Receive Notable Honors

A Trio of Black Scholars Receive Notable Honors

The honorees are Anne Taylor Green, provost emerita at Bethune-Cookman University, Marie Chisholm-Burns of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and Mark Anthony Neal of Duke University.

Bethune-Cookman University Adds Seven Degree Programs

Bethune-Cookman University Adds Seven Degree Programs

Among the seven new degree programs are four online bachelor’s degree offerings and two new online master’s degree programs. The university also will add an on-campus master of public health degree program.

College Choice Website Ranks the Nation's HBCUs

College Choice Website Ranks the Nation’s HBCUs

Tuskegee, Hampton, and Bethune-Cookman hold the top three spots in the rankings. Spelman College, which is ranked first among all HBCUs in the rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, is in 17th place in the College Choice rankings.

Bethune-Cookman University Launches New Program to Help Area Small Businesses

Bethune-Cookman University Launches New Program to Help Area Small Businesses

The Venture Incubation Program at the university’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development will provide free services such as marketing, financing, strategic planning, and business development to area start-up firms.

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.

Bethune-Cookman University Partners With the EPA

Bethune-Cookman University Partners With the EPA

Bethune-Cookman University, the historically Black educational institution in Daytona Beach, Florida, has signed a partnership agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Center for Law and Social Justice Debuts at Bethune-Cookman University

Center for Law and Social Justice Debuts at Bethune-Cookman University

The director of the new center is Hubert Grimes, who served as a circuit court judge in Florida for 25 years. Grimes also taught at the Florida A&M University School of Law for seven years.

Eight HBCUs Selected to Compete in the Honda Battle of the Bands

Eight HBCUs Selected to Compete in the Honda Battle of the Bands

The eight participating bands will receive a $20,000 grant and travel and lodging expenses for the bands in Atlanta will be provided by Honda. North Carolina A&T State University is the defending champion.

Two New Deans at Historically Black Universities

Two New Deans at Historically Black Universities

Emmanuel Lalande was appointed dean of student success at Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis and Marc J. Williams was appointed dean of students and associate vice chancellor in the Division of Student Affairs at North Carolina A&T State University.

Marilyn Sutton-Haywood Named Dean of Arts and Sciences at Pfeiffer University

Marilyn Sutton-Haywood Named Dean of Arts and Sciences at Pfeiffer University

Dr. Sutton-Haywood was vice president for academic affairs and a professor of biology at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina. Earlier, she held similar posts at Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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.

Four African American Women Named to Positions as Deans

Four African American Women Named to Positions as Deans

The new deans are Beryl McEwen at North Carolina A&T State University, Andrea E. Evans at Governors State University in Illinois, Arletha McSwain at Bethune-Cookman University in Florida, and Linda Malone-Colon at Hampton University in Virginia.

Dwaun Warmack Appointed President of Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis

Dwaun Warmack Appointed President of Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis

In 2010, at the age of 33, Dr. Warmack was appointed the youngest vice president in the history of Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida. In 2013 he was promoted to senior vice president for administration and student services.

African Americans in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

African Americans in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Nigel Edwards at Florida A&M, Monica Terrell Leach at North Carolina Central, Yvonne Harris at James Madison, Bethany Pace at Towson, Robert Sellers at the University of Michigan, and Claudette McFadden at Bethune-Cookman.

Florida HBCUs Join Up for Mentoring Program for Black Youth

Florida HBCUs Join Up for Mentoring Program for Black Youth

Florida’s historically Black colleges and universities are partnering with the University of a Florida in a new mentoring program targeting African American males in the fourth and fifth grade.

Bethune-Cookman University to Launch a New School of Religion

Bethune-Cookman University to Launch a New School of Religion

The historically Black university in Daytona Beach, Florida, has named Randolph Bracy Jr. as a Distinguished Professor and director of its new School of Religion. The school is expecting to enroll its first students in 2015.

Bethune-Cookman University Opens a New Campus

Bethune-Cookman University Opens a New Campus

Bethune-Cookman University, the historically Black educational institution in Daytona Beach, Florida, has opened a new campus in Deltona. The new campus is located in a former medical complex.

Bethune-Cookman University Names Its Next Provost

Bethune-Cookman University Names Its Next Provost

Makola M. Abdullah has been serving as provost, vice president of academic affairs, and professor of mathematics at Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens. Earlier, he was dean and a tenured professor of civil and environmental engineering at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee.

Bethune-Cookman University Teams Up With the League of Black Women

Bethune-Cookman University Teams Up With the League of Black Women

Under the partnership Bethune-Cookman University, the historically Black educational institution in Daytona Beach, Florida, will become the research arm of the League of Black Women Global Leadership Research Institute.

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.

Edison O. Jackson Named President of Bethune-Cookman University

Edison O. Jackson Named President of Bethune-Cookman University

Dr. Jackson previously served as president of Compton Community College in California and as president of Medgar Evers College, part of the City University of New York system. He retired as president of Medgar Evers College in 2009 after serving in that position for 20 years.

Historically Black Bethune-Cookman University Wins Golf Tournament With Team of White Women

Historically Black Bethune-Cookman University Wins Golf Tournament With Team of White Women

Bethune-Cookman has and enrollment that is 94.3 percent Black. But not one member of the university’s women’s golf team is an African American.

Edison Jackson to Lead Bethune-Cookman University

Edison Jackson to Lead Bethune-Cookman University

The former president of Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn will serve as interim president until a permanent successor to Trudie Kibbe Reed can be found.

Founder of Bethune-Cookman University Inducted Into the Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame

Founder of Bethune-Cookman University Inducted Into the Florida Civil Rights Hall of Fame

Mary McLeod Bethune is one of the first three Floridians inducted into the new Hall of Fame at the State Capitol.

Bethune-Cookman President Announces Her Retirement

Bethune-Cookman President Announces Her Retirement

Trudie Kibbe Reed has served as president of the historically Black university since 2004.

In Memoriam: E. Dean Montgomery (1951-2011)

In Memoriam: E. Dean Montgomery (1951-2011)

He was executive vice president, chief financial officer and chief operations officer at Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Notable Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

Notable 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.

Notable Higher Education Grants Relating to African-Americans

Notable Higher Education Grants Relating 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.