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Central State University Offering Two Additional Bachelor's Degree Programs

Central State University Offering Two Additional Bachelor’s Degree Programs

Central State University, the historically Black educational institution in Wilberforce, Ohio, has announced the creation of two new bachelor’s degree programs in agricultural education and exercise science. These two new degrees will bring the total number of possible majors at the university to 40.

Central State University Looks to Partner With the City of Xenia, Ohio

Central State University Looks to Partner With the City of Xenia, Ohio

The city of Xenia currently provides water and fire/EMS service to the university, via a contract. As a resident business, Central State will not have to pay a premium in surcharges and will have access to additional city services.

Social Work Degree Programs at Central State University in Ohio Gain Accreditation

Social Work Degree Programs at Central State University in Ohio Gain Accreditation

The university’s bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in social work will be accredited through 2021. Accredited bachelor’ degree programs must offer undergraduates 400 hours of field experience.

Jerryl Briggs Named Acting President of Mississippi Valley State University

Jerryl Briggs Named Acting President of Mississippi Valley State University

Dr. Briggs has been serving as executive vice president and chief operating officer at Mississippi Valley State University. Earlier, Dr. Briggs was vice president for student affairs and enrollment management at Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio.

Central State University in Ohio Commits $20 Million to Campus Upgrades

Central State University in Ohio Commits $20 Million to Campus Upgrades

Several residence halls on campus will be renovated and many campus building will receive upgrades to heating and air conditioning systems. One of the larger projects is a $5 million renovation of the Hallie Q. Brown Memorial Library.

Central State University Creates a Summer Banking Institute

Central State University Creates a Summer Banking Institute

Central State University, the historically Black education institution in Wilberforce, Ohio, has entered into a partnership with the Union Savings Bank to offer a summer training program to prepare students for careers in the banking industry.

Central State University Opens Its Financial Books for All to See

Central State University Opens Its Financial Books for All to See

Central State University, the historically Black educational institution in Wilberforce, Ohio, has announced that it is one of two public universities in the state to post all of its expenditures online in an effort to boost fiscal responsibility.

Central State University Making Progress in Steadying Its Financial Situation

Central State University Making Progress in Steadying Its Financial Situation

Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio, announced that it has made substantial progress in addressing the school’s financial problems. The university now exceeds state-mandated financial benchmarks, and as a result as been removed from the Fiscal Watch designation by state authorities.

Central State University Offers New Scholarship for STEM Majors

Central State University Offers New Scholarship for STEM Majors

The Broadening Ohio’s Workforce in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics-Agriculture scholarship offers a renewable $10,000 scholarship for first-year students and community college transfers. To be eligible, students must be Ohio residents and have had a minimum 3.0 grade point average in high school or community college.

Central State University Shows a Large Increase in First-Time Enrollments

Central State University Shows a Large Increase in First-Time Enrollments

One of the main reasons for the first-time student enrollment increase was a 76 percent reduction in the out-of-state tuition surcharge for students who are not Ohio residents. The largest contingent of new out-of-state students is from Michigan, followed by Illinois and Indiana.

In Memoriam: Ronald E. Harris, 1960-2016

In Memoriam: Ronald E. Harris, 1960-2016

At Chicago State, Harris founded the Teaching and Educating Men of Black Origin program and the Continuing the Journey Conference for Black male high school students. He was the director of the African American Male Resource Center.

Central State University in Ohio to Become More Affordable to Out-of-State Students

Central State University in Ohio to Become More Affordable to Out-of-State Students

For the current academic year, out-of-state tuition was just under $14,000. For students from Ohio, tuition was $6,246. Under the new tuition formula, the out-of-state surcharge will be reduced by 76 percent for most students entering this coming fall.

Former Predominantly Black University Presidents Start an Executive Search Firm

Former Predominantly Black University Presidents Start an Executive Search Firm

Four former president of predominantly Black universities have formed a new executive search firm that will focus on filling positions at historically Black colleges and universities and other predominantly Black educational institutions.

Central State University Partners With the African Leadership Institute

Central State University Partners With the African Leadership Institute

Under the agreement, faculty members from universities in Nigeria will come to Central State University to conduct research. The African Leadership Institute will work to recruit Nigerian students to enroll at Central State University.

New Scholarship for Students From The Bahamas to Attend Central State University

New Scholarship for Students From The Bahamas to Attend Central State University

Ten students from the Bahamas will receive four-year scholarships to attend Central State University each year for the next four years. The scholarships, for students from public schools in the Bahamas, will be financed primarily through the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology in The Bahamas.

More Good News in Enrollments at Several HBCUs

More Good News in Enrollments at Several HBCUs

Last week a JBHE post reported some good news on enrollments at several historically Black colleges and universities. Since that time, several other HBCUs have also reported some good news on enrollments.

Central State University Gets an Infusion of Land-Grant Funds

Central State University Gets an Infusion of Land-Grant Funds

The Ohio Legislature has shifted $1,625,000 in matching funds to the fiscal year 2016 budget to enable historically Black Central State University to qualify for $5.1 million in land-grant funding from the federal government.

The Next President of Huston-Tillotson University

The Next President of Huston-Tillotson University

Colette Pierce Burnette served on the staff at Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio, from 1999 to 2012 in such roles as vice president for administration, chief financial officer, vice president for information technology, and chief information officer.

Ohio HBCU Enters Into a Parntership With a University in Cameroon

Ohio HBCU Enters Into a Parntership With a University in Cameroon

Central State University, the historically Black educational institution in Wilberforce, Ohio, has entered into a partnership agreement with Santa Monica University: The American International University in Cameroon.

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.

HBCU Football Coming to the Bahamas

HBCU Football Coming to the Bahamas

This fall two historically Black colleges and universities will square off in an intercollegiate football game in the Bahamas. The game is being cosponsored by the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and the HBCUX network.

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.

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.

Vermont Law School Partners With Three HBCUs

Vermont Law School Partners With Three HBCUs

The Vermont Law School in South Royalton has entered into a partnership with Spelman College, Morehouse College, and Central State University in an effort to expand racial diversity in the law school’s student body.

Central State University Designated a Land Grant Institution

Central State University Designated a Land Grant Institution

The university will now have access to a share of federal funds earmarked for land grant universities. The designation will help foster partnerships and research with other land grant institutions.

Central State University Chorus Performs at the White House

Central State University Chorus Performs at the White House

Twenty-five members of the 100-person Central State University Chorus traveled to Washington, D.C. this past week and performed at the White House and the U.S. Capitol.

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.

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.

William Henry Caldwell, the Longtime Director of Central State University Chorus, Retires

William Henry Caldwell, the Longtime Director of Central State University Chorus, Retires

During his 34 years of service to Central State University, the chorus has appeared throughout the world including performances in England, France, Italy, Germany, and China.

Two American Universities Partner With Ghana Technology University College

Two American Universities Partner With Ghana Technology University College

Ghana Technology University College has announced partnership agreements with historically Black Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio, and Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta, Georgia.

Central State University Offers New Opportunity for Its Geology and Water Resources Students

Central State University Offers New Opportunity for Its Geology and Water Resources Students

Central State University, the historically Black educational institution in Wilberforce, Ohio, has entered into an agreement with Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, that will allow Central State University students to get a head start on earning a master’s degree in earth and environmental sciences.

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.

Central State University Clears a Big Hurdle in Effort to Achieve Land-Grant Status

Central State University Clears a Big Hurdle in Effort to Achieve Land-Grant Status

If approved by the U.S. Congress, the historically Black university would be eligible for federal funds reserved for land-grant universities.

Central State University Forms Educational Partnerships With Other Colleges and Universities

Central State University Forms Educational Partnerships With Other Colleges and Universities

The historically Black university has made agreements with Stark State College, Clark State Community College, and Miami University.

Historically Black Central State University in Ohio Names a New President

Historically Black Central State University in Ohio Names a New President

Cynthia Jackson-Hammond is the former provost and vice president of academic affairs at Coppin State University in Baltimore.

Central State University Announces Four Finalists for President's Post

Central State University Announces Four Finalists for President’s Post

Johnson Akinleye, Cynthia Jackson-Hammond, Helen E. Jones-Kelley, and Maurice Taylor are the four candidates to lead the historically Black university in Ohio.