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Elizabeth City State University Partners With a Community College for Criminal Justice Students

Elizabeth City State University Partners With a Community College for Criminal Justice Students

Under a new articulation agreement, students at Beaufort County Community College in Washington, North Carolina, will be able to pursue a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice through Elizabeth City State University.

Elizabeth City State University Gets a New Academic Partner

Elizabeth City State University Gets a New Academic Partner

The agreement with Roanoke-Chowan Community College will allow students at the two-year college to take courses toward their bachelor’s degree in criminal justice or social work without traveling to Elizabeth City.

Elizabeth City State University Expands Its Mission With the U.S. Coast Guard

Elizabeth City State University Expands Its Mission With the U.S. Coast Guard

The university will offer educational opportunities for Coast Guard members and their families. The Coast Guard will increase its efforts to recruit the university’s students into its officer training corps and will offer scholarships for students under the Coast Guard College Student Pre-Commissioning Initiative..

Mickey Burnim to Step Down From Presidency of Bowie State University

Mickey Burnim to Step Down From Presidency of Bowie State University

Mickey L. Burnim, president of Bowie State University, the historically Black educational institution in Maryland, announced that he will step down at the end of the current academic year on June 30, 2017. When he retires, he will have led the university for nearly 11 years.

Elizabeth City State University to Launch Agricultural Drone Curriculum

Elizabeth City State University to Launch Agricultural Drone Curriculum

The aviation sciences program in the department of technology at historically Black Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina will offer five different courses that will focus on agricultural applications of drone technology.

The First Black Student to Earn a Ph.D. in History at the University of Southern Mississippi

The First Black Student to Earn a Ph.D. in History at the University of Southern Mississippi

A half century after the racial integration of the University of Southern Mississippi, Tonya De’Nee Blair is the first African American to earn a Ph.D. in history at the university.

A Leadership Change at Elizabeth City State University

A Leadership Change at Elizabeth City State University

Stacey Franklin Jones has resigned from her position as chancellor of Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina. Thomas Conway, vice chancellor and chief of staff at Fayetteville State University, was named to replace Dr. Jones.

Three Black Faculty Members Take on New Roles

Three Black Faculty Members Take on New Roles

Gwendolyn Williams is joining the faculty at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina. Nzingha Dalila was appointed to the faculty at the Clermont campus of the University of Cincinnati and Jim C. Harper II of North Carolina Central University was elected vice president of programs for the Association for the Study of African American Life and History.

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.

The New Provost at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina

The New Provost at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina

Vann R. Newkirk has been serving as associate provost for academic affairs, dean of graduate studies, and professor of history at Alabama A&M University.

Six African Americans Named to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Six African Americans Named to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

The appointees are Kimberly A. Saunders at the University of Delaware, Paul Norman at St. Augustine’s College, George Cotton at Florida A&M, Tyrone Parham at Penn State, Lori S. White at Washington University, and Derrick Johnson at Elizabeth City State.

Elizabeth City State University Makes an Upgrade to Its Aviation Science Program

Elizabeth City State University Makes an Upgrade to Its Aviation Science Program

Elizabeth City State University, the historically Black educational institution in North Carolina, has advanced its aviation science program with the addition of the Redbird MCX Flight Simulator.

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.

Three HBCUs in North Carolina Get a Break on SAT Threshold Requirements

Three HBCUs in North Carolina Get a Break on SAT Threshold Requirements

North Carolina Central University in Durham reports that it was obliged to reject 292 students last year who had 3.0 grade point averages in high school but did not meet the University of North Carolina System’s SAT threshold.

The Next Chancellor of Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina

The Next Chancellor of Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina

Stacy Franklin Jones has spent the last several years as an independent consultant in Washington, D.C. She is the former provost and vice president for academic affairs at Bowie State University in Maryland.

Six African Americans Appointed to High-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Six African Americans Appointed to High-Level Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Jocelyn Foy at Elizabeth City State University, Danita Sims-Potter at Grambling State University, Billy Foster at Alcorn State University, Joshua Lazard at Duke, Frances Welch at Northwestern State University, and Tina Rollins at Hampton University.

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.

Elizabeth City State University to Open a New Veterans Center

Elizabeth City State University to Open a New Veterans Center

The new veterans center at the historically Black university in North Carolina will be housed in a building on campus that was once a Rosenwald School. Thirty university employees and several students are veterans.

Elizabeth City State University Announces Cutback in Degree Programs

Elizabeth City State University Announces Cutback in Degree Programs

Degree programs in studio art, marine environmental science, physics, and geology will be eliminated. Other programs that were considered for elimination, including history and political science, will be retained.

New University Administrative Posts for Two African American Men

New University Administrative Posts for Two African American Men

Bryan Terry was named associate provost for enrollment management at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and John Manley is the new police chief at Elizabeth City State University.

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.

A Half Dozen African Americans in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

A Half Dozen African Americans in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The six new appointees are Sonja A. Bennett at South Carolina State, Tracie Hunter at Elizabeth City State, Kimberly Conway Dumpson at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Floyd Hardin at Michigan State, Ferlin McGaskey at the University of Tennessee and Joshua Woodfork at Skidmore College.

An Apparent Effort to Suppress the Voting Rights of Students at Elizabeth City State University

An Apparent Effort to Suppress the Voting Rights of Students at Elizabeth City State University

Montravis King, a senior at Elizabeth City State University, who has been registered to vote in the county since 2009, was running for a seat on the city council. But the county board of elections has ruled that he in ineligible because he is not registered in his “permanent domicile.”

The New Dean of the Business School at Elizabeth City State University

The New Dean of the Business School at Elizabeth City State University

Kingsley Nwala was named dean of the Walter R. Davis School of Business and Economics at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina. He had served as interim dean and was chair of two different departments at the business school.

A Proven Track Record in Increasing Black Students in STEM Fields

A Proven Track Record in Increasing Black Students in STEM Fields

The Virginia-North Carolina Alliance includes nine partner institutions, including four HBCUs. The program has been funded by the National Science Foundation since 2007. During this period the number of students who graduated with degrees in STEM fields is up 67 percent.

Charles Becton to Lead Elizabeth City State University

Charles Becton to Lead Elizabeth City State University

Charles L. Becton, the former judge for the North Carolina Court of Appeals, will serve as interim chancellor of Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina. Judge Becton is completing a 10-month assignment as interim chancellor of North Carolina Central University in Durham.

Willie Gilchrist Is Stepping Down as President of Elizabeth City State University

Willie Gilchrist Is Stepping Down as President of Elizabeth City State University

Dr. Gilchrist has served as president since March 2007. From 1994 to 2006 he was the superintendent of the Halifax County school system in North Carolina. His resignation comes on the heels of an investigation by state authorities of the campus police department.

Elizabeth City State University Partners With the Industrial Extension Service of North Carolina State University

Elizabeth City State University Partners With the Industrial Extension Service of North Carolina State University

Under the agreement, the two institutions will partner to offer courses through the Elizabeth City State University Office of Distance and Continuing Education and students and staff at Elizabeth City State University will become involved in real-world projects of the Industrial Extension Service.

New Robotics Laboratory Opens at Elizabeth City State University

New Robotics Laboratory Opens at Elizabeth City State University

The laboratory will train university students to design, build, and program robots and to operate them remotely and autonomously. It will also be used during a summer outreach effort aimed at increasing interest among high school in pursuing careers in high technology industries.

Honors for Three African American Educators

Honors for Three African American Educators

Professor Gerald Early is getting a star on the St. Louis Walk of Fame. Shante Hearst of Morehead State University was honored by the American College Personnel Association and Bowie State President Mickey Burnim is having an endowed chair named in his honor.

Elizabeth City State University Opens a New Art Gallery

Elizabeth City State University Opens a New Art Gallery

One section of the gallery will display pieces from the university’s permanent collection of African and African American art. The other part of the gallery will exhibit a rotating selection or a visiting collection.

Elizabeth City State University Honors Alumni With the Naming of a Lecture Hall

Elizabeth City State University Honors Alumni With the Naming of a Lecture Hall

Matthew Lewis has endowed a scholarship fund in his wife’s memory and the university has named a lecture hall in the couple’s honor.

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.

Two Black Women Academics Honored With Prestigious Awards

Two Black Women Academics Honored With Prestigious Awards

Valorie McAlpin of the University of North Carolina Charlotte and Margaret Young of Elizabeth City State University 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.