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A Military Milestone for a Claflin University Trustee

A Military Milestone for a Claflin University Trustee

Calvin H. Elam, a member of the board of trustees of Claflin University in Orangeburg, South Carolina, has become the first African American general in the South Carolina Air National Guard.

Claflin University Enters Into Partnership With Savannah River Remediation

Claflin University Enters Into Partnership With Savannah River Remediation

Under the agreement, students at Claflin will have internships and other job training activities and receive mentoring from company officials.

Five African Americans Named to New Positions in Higher Education

Five African Americans Named to New Positions in Higher Education

The appointees are Allen M. Jackson, Loria Brown Gordon, Lamonte Aidoo, Andrena Gaymon and Thomas Hudson.

Four Black Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles

Four Black Scholars Taking on New Faculty Roles

The appointees are Raymond Wise at Indiana University, Omiunota Ukpokodu at the University of Missouri Kansas City, Joseph Mwantuali at Hamilton College, and Reginald Bess at Claflin University.

Two Scholars Named to Department Chairs at Claflin University

Two Scholars Named to Department Chairs at Claflin University

Robin Dease will chair the department of philosophy and religion and Alvin Staley will lead the department of art.

Seven African Americans Named to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Seven African Americans Named to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

The new appointees are Carla Boutin-Foster, Chacona W. Johnson, Margaret Stephens, David Fryson, Jame’l Hodges, Ashley Robinson, and George Keith Martin.

Ken Walden Is the New Chaplain at Claflin University

Ken Walden Is the New Chaplain at Claflin University

He was the first African American senior pastor at the Lakewood First United Methodist Church in Los Angeles. He is a major in the U.S. Army Reserves.

Stanford and Claflin Universities Name African Americans to Athletics Director Posts

Stanford and Claflin Universities Name African Americans to Athletics Director Posts

Bernard Muir takes over the athletics program at Stanford and Jerome Fitch does the same at Claflin University in Orangeburg, South Carolina.

Claflin University Appoints Its First Provost

Claflin University Appoints Its First Provost

Karl S. wright in the first provost in the 143-year history of Claflin University, an HBCU in Orangeburg, South Carolina.

Ten African Americans Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Ten African Americans Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Carlton Brown, Gerald Coleman, Kimberly Hilliard, Tijuana Hudson, Sheilah Vance, Vanidy Bailey, Patric Simon, Kevin Banks, Ron Price, and Ruffin Bell are all taking on new roles.

Several Historically Black Universities Set Graduation Records

Several Historically Black Universities Set Graduation Records

Several historically Black colleges and universities have reported a record number of degrees conferred at this year’s commencement exercises.

Honors for Four Black Women in Higher Education

Honors for Four Black Women in Higher Education

Wanda Spurlock, Denise Ghartey, Bernadette Nwafor, and Ruth J. Simmons are the honorees.

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.

Claflin University Has Become a Fundraising Powerhouse

Claflin University Has Become a Fundraising Powerhouse

Claflin University has set the goal of being the first historically Black college or university to achieve a 50 percent alumni giving rate.

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.

Three African Americans Named to New Posts in Higher Education

Three African Americans Named to New Posts in Higher Education

Derek Carter, Mary Williams, and Johnny Whitehead are assuming new duties.

Grants and Gifts

Grants and Gifts

This week’s grants to HBCUs or for programs relating to African Americans.

Total Ban on Smoking Instituted at Claflin University

Total Ban on Smoking Instituted at Claflin University

Beginning September 16, violators of the no-smoking policy could be subjected to a $25 fine.

In Memoriam

Melvin B. Tolson Jr., Richard David Morrison, and Oscar A. Rogers Jr. recently passed away.