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Bowie State University Scholar Shows How to Reduce Civilians Deaths During Police Encounters

Bowie State University Scholar Shows How to Reduce Civilians Deaths During Police Encounters

Each year about 1,000 civilians are killed in the United States by law enforcement officers. Many of these people killed in these encounters are African Americans. Now, a new system developed by James Hyman, assistant professor of public administration at Bowie State University, may be used to help understand how and why deadly encounters occur.

Census Bureau Looks to Bowie State University to Boost Diversity in Data Science

Census Bureau Looks to Bowie State University to Boost Diversity in Data Science

The U.S. Census Bureau has partnered with the Bowie State University College of Business to provide expertise and resources to support students studying data science and analytics and help build a high-quality, diverse workforce in the growing field.

New STEM Scholarship Program for HBCUs Created by Penn National Gaming

New STEM Scholarship Program for HBCUs Created by Penn National Gaming

Penn National Gaming, a company that operates more than 40 casinos, racetracks, and other hospitality venues, is dedicating more than $4 million over five years to at least three HBCUs in states where Penn National operates.

Bowie State University's College of Education to Expand Online Graduate Degree Offerings

Bowie State University’s College of Education to Expand Online Graduate Degree Offerings

The doctorate degree program in educational leadership is designed for educators who are already serving in leadership roles in K-12, higher education, and district-level leadership. There will also be a new master’s degree program in culturally responsive teacher leadership to promote equity, access, and inclusivity in teaching.

Kirkland & Ellis Donates Its Fees Awarded in the Maryland Higher Education Desegegation Case

Kirkland & Ellis Donates Its Fees Awarded in the Maryland Higher Education Desegegation Case

Kirkland & Ellis is entitled to fees of $12.5 million from the settlement of the longstanding case allocating $577 million over the next 10 years to four historically Black universities in the state of Maryland. But the law has announced that it will donate the fees to seven organizations.

Bowie State University Creates New Programs in Hydroponics and Aquaponics

Bowie State University Creates New Programs in Hydroponics and Aquaponics

Hydroponics is a technique used to grow and produce food crops in a closed-loop system that reduces the use of water resources without the need for chemical fertilizers. Aquaponics is the integrated culture of fish, plants, and beneficial microorganisms grown in a soilless environment.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

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

Maryland Legislature Approves a $577 Million Settlement of a Long-Running HBCU Lawsuit

Maryland Legislature Approves a $577 Million Settlement of a Long-Running HBCU Lawsuit

The current legislation, passed by overwhelming majorities in both houses of the legislature, calls for payment of $577 million over a 10-year period beginning in 2023. Funds will be used for scholarships, faculty recruitment and development, and to develop new academic programs.

Five Black Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Five Black Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Taking on new duties are Roger A. Mitchell, Jr. at Howard University, Karine Gibbs at the University of California, Berkeley, Marie-Carmelle Elie at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Tia N. Dumas at Clemson University in South Carolina, and Twanda Young at Bowie State University in Maryland.

Historically Black Bowie State University Upgrades Its Animation Program

Historically Black Bowie State University Upgrades Its Animation Program

LAIKA, the Oscar-nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning feature film animation studio, is partnering with Bowie State University to build the nation’s first stop-motion animation studio at a historically Black college or university.

In Memoriam: Samuel L. Myers Sr., 1919-2021

In Memoriam: Samuel L. Myers Sr., 1919-2021

Dr. Myers served on the faculty at Morgan State University in Baltimore from 1950 to 1963 before going to work for the U.S. State Department. He was appointed the fourth president of Bowie State University in Maryland in 1968 and served in the post until 1977.

Five African  Americans Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Five African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative roles are April R. Clark at Talladega College in Alabama, Gerald L. Hector at the University of Central Florida, Maurice A. Tyler at Bowie State University in Maryland, Qiana N. Wilson at the University of Georgia, and Donell D. Maxie at Mississippi Valley State University.

Google to Train 20,000 HBCU Students to Enhance Their Digital Skills

Google to Train 20,000 HBCU Students to Enhance Their Digital Skills

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund is partnering with Google to launch the Grow with Google Career Readiness Program. The goal is to have 20 participating HBCUs by January and to have the program be available to all HBCUs by fall 2021.

Colleges and Universities Announces the Hiring of Seven African Americans to Administrative Posts

Colleges and Universities Announces the Hiring of Seven African Americans to Administrative Posts

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Seven African Americans

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Seven African Americans

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Five African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Five African Americans Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative roles in higher education are Demetrius Johnson at Bowie State University in Maryland, Daryl Lowe at Spelman College in Atlanta, Camille Edwards at Wright State University in Ohio, Roderick Little at Jackson State University in Mississippi and Cynthia Pickett at DePaul University in Chicago.

Maryland Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Have Provided $577 Million to the State's HBCUs

Maryland Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Have Provided $577 Million to the State’s HBCUs

In a letter to legislative leaders, Governor Larry Hogan wrote that the economic fallout from this pandemic simply makes it impossible to fund any new programs, impose any new tax hikes, nor adopt any legislation having any significant fiscal impact, regardless of the merit of the legislation.”

Five African American Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Five African American Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Taking on new roles are Jacqueline Jones LaMon at Adelphi University in Garden City, New York, Gavin Washington of Kentucky State University, Brandy Faulkner at Virginia Tech, Jacqueline Hill at Bowie State University in Maryland, and Lisa E. Farrington at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Bowie State University Teams Up With Baltimore City Community College

Bowie State University Teams Up With Baltimore City Community College

A unique feature of the agreement will enables select students in the community college’s Honor’s Program to transfer into the Honor’s Program at Bowie State University and receive a full scholarship covering in-state tuition and fees.

Maryland Governor Doubles His Offer to Settle HBCU Litigation That Has Dragged on for 13 Years

Maryland Governor Doubles His Offer to Settle HBCU Litigation That Has Dragged on for 13 Years

In 2018, Maryland Governor Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. said he was willing to dedicate as much as $100 million over 10 years to Maryland HBCUs. He has now raised that offer to $200 million. The four historically Black state universities have indicated they will settle the case for about $600 million.

Three African Americans Appointed to Teaching Posts at Colleges and Universities

Three African Americans Appointed to Teaching Posts at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new teaching roles are LaTasha Moody-Love at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Billy R. Bennett at Bowie State University in Maryland, and Donna Hylton at Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Mediation Fails to Resolve Lawsuit Filed by Four HBCUs Against the State of Maryland

Mediation Fails to Resolve Lawsuit Filed by Four HBCUs Against the State of Maryland

In December, a federal judge ordered the state of Maryland and four historically Black state universities into mediation to settle a 13-year-old lawsuit. The deadline to reach a solution has come and passed.

Bowie State to Launch the Center for Research and Mentoring of Black Male Students and Teachers

Bowie State to Launch the Center for Research and Mentoring of Black Male Students and Teachers

The goal of the new Center for Research and Mentoring of Black Male Students and Teachers at Bowie State University in Maryland is to support a pipeline of Black males joining the ranks of Maryland’s educators, especially those who specialize in teaching high-demand fields in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

New Assignments for a Half Dozen African American Faculty Members

New Assignments for a Half Dozen African American Faculty Members

Taking on new duties are Rose Shumba at Bowie State University, James Manigault-Bryant at Williams College, Brian McGowan at American University, Cedric Merlin Powell at the University of Louisville, William L. Lake Jr. at SUNY-Potsdam, and Kim LeDuff at the University of West Florida.

Bowie State University Launches Three Unique Programs for Continuing Teacher Development

Bowie State University Launches Three Unique Programs for Continuing Teacher Development

The College of Education at historically Black Bowie State University in Maryland is launching three signature programs to prepare educators for high-demand areas where there is a critical gap in qualified professionals.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

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

Maryland HBCU Litigation: Déjà  Vu, All Over Again

Maryland HBCU Litigation: Déjà Vu, All Over Again

In litigation that has been going on for 12 years and had been sent to mediation in 2013, a three-judge panel ordered the state and representatives of Maryland’s four HBCUs to once again enter into mediation. The court gave the parties only to April 30 to come up with a solution to address inequities in the state’s higher education system.

The Bowie State University Cybersecurity Academy Kicks Off This Month

The Bowie State University Cybersecurity Academy Kicks Off This Month

The Bowie State University Cybersecurity Academy will provide specialized skills development and practical experience for students to successfully complete examinations for five recognized information technology certifications.

Maryland HBCUs to Benefit From a New Scholarship Honoring a Murdered Black Student

Maryland HBCUs to Benefit From a New Scholarship Honoring a Murdered Black Student

The state of Maryland recently approved a new scholarship program honoring the legacy of slain Bowie State University student, 2nd Lt. Richard Collins III. Police have charged the assailant with a hate crime in the May 2017 incident on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park.

Enrollment Surges at a Number of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Enrollment Surges at a Number of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Historically Black colleges and universities all over the nation are seeing increases in enrollments. Here are some examples.

Seven Black Scholars Appointed Department Chairs at Bowie State University in Maryland

Seven Black Scholars Appointed Department Chairs at Bowie State University in Maryland

The new department chairs at Bowie State University in Maryland are LaTanya Brown-Robertson, Gina Lewis, Wilbur Parker, George Ude, Altwan Whitefield, Otis Williams, and Azene Zenebe.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

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

Four HBCUs Will Now Participate in Maryland's Cyber Warrior Diversity Program

Four HBCUs Will Now Participate in Maryland’s Cyber Warrior Diversity Program

The program will train students in computer networking and cybersecurity with the goal of an increase in the number of people from underrepresented groups who earn Computer Technology Industry Association certifications.

Mickey Burnim to Lead the University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Mickey Burnim to Lead the University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Dr. Burnim served as president of Bowie State University in Maryland from 2006 to 2017. Previously, he was chancellor at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina and a staff economist at the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Seven African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Seven African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

New Administrative Roles at Universities for Six African Americans

New Administrative Roles at Universities for Six African Americans

The appointees are Jeffrey Jones at Cheyney University, Tasha Toy at Dixie State University, Ashley Robsinson at Jackson State University, Dexter I. Odom at Fort Valley State University, B. Sherrance Russell at Central State University, and Brent Swinton at Bowie State University.