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Fort Valley State University Partners With Albany Technical College

Fort Valley State University Partners With Albany Technical College

Students who earn an associate’s degree in the electronic engineering technology program at Albany Tech will be able to enroll at Fort Valley State University with their earned credits applying to a bachelor’s degree in same discipline.

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Two African Americans

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Two African Americans

Dorothy Stripling is the new interim chief financial officer at Fort Valley State University and Jennifer A. Scott is the new director of the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Ranking the HBCUs on the Debt Levels of Their Graduates

Ranking the HBCUs on the Debt Levels of Their Graduates

The average debt level of college graduates in 2013 was $28,400. But some HBCUs are among the schools where students have the lowest average debt and some are among the schools with the highest debt level for graduating students.

Fort Valley State University Puts Out the Welcome Mat for Dropouts

Fort Valley State University Puts Out the Welcome Mat for Dropouts

Former students who did not complete their degree will be mailed postcards encouraging them to return to campus. A special website has been creating for the Recruit Back program and former students will also be contacted through social media.

Three African Americans in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Three African Americans in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Stephen L. McDaniel at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Almeta E. Cooper at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, and Kennith Inge at Fort Valley State University in Georgia.

In Memoriam: Elton C. Harrison, 1917-2014

In Memoriam: Elton C. Harrison, 1917-2014

Dr. Harrison taught mathematics at Fort Valley State University in Georgia and then had a long career as an administrator at Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Dillard University in New Orleans.

Fort Valley States University Announces Plans to Deal With Budget Shortfall

Fort Valley States University Announces Plans to Deal With Budget Shortfall

President Ivelaw Griffith announced that the jobs of 14 staff members would be eliminated and 11 other positions that are currently vacant will not be filled. He also announced energy savings initiatives, changes in degree programs, and renewed marketing efforts to attract new students.

The New Provost at Lincoln University in Missouri

The New Provost at Lincoln University in Missouri

Said L. Sewell III is the new provost and vice president for academic affairs at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri. He was assistant provost for academic affairs at Kent State University in Ohio.

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.

Isaac Crumbley to Be Honored by the Geological Society of America

Isaac Crumbley to Be Honored by the Geological Society of America

Isaac J. Crumbley, associate vice president at Fort Valley State University in Georgia, will be honored for his efforts to open the geological sciences to minority students.

Five Black Scholars in New University Teaching Roles

Five Black Scholars in New University Teaching Roles

The five scholars appointed to new teaching posts are: Kibibi Voloria Mack-Shelton at Claflin University, Brett Gilbert at Rutgers University, Yuvay Meyers Ferguson at Howard University, Jeffrey Robinson at Rutgers University, and Dawn Herd-Clark at Fort Valley State University.

Fort Valley State University Offering a New Degree Program in Organizational Leadership

Fort Valley State University Offering a New Degree Program in Organizational Leadership

The new online bachelor’s degree program is designed to attract nontraditional students, veterans, and working adults. Several concentrations will be offered including office administration, health care administration, legal office administration, and public service administration.

Fort Valley State University Signs Partnership Agreement With Georgia Military College

Fort Valley State University Signs Partnership Agreement With Georgia Military College

Fort Valley State University has entered into a partnership agreement with Georgia Military College that will allow students who have completed an associate’s degree at Georgia Military College to transfer all of their credits to apply towards a bachelor’s degree at Fort Valley State.

Fort Valley State University Names Three African American Men to Administrative Posts

Fort Valley State University Names Three African American Men to Administrative Posts

Joshua Mufree was named athletics director. Charles Jones was appointed chief legal officer and director of government relations and Gary Miller is the new chief information officer.

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 African American Scholars Honored for Service

Two African American Scholars Honored for Service

Cheryl Swanier of Fort Valley State University was honored by the National Center for Women and Information Technology and M. Christopher Brown II, president of Alcorn State University will be honored in November by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities.

Fort Valley State University Names Its Next President

Fort Valley State University Names Its Next President

Ivelaw Lloyd Griffith has been serving as provost and senior vice president at York College, a campus of the City University of New York system. He has served in that post since 2007. He also is a tenured professor of political science.

Notable Awards for Black Scholars

Notable Awards for Black Scholars

The honorees are Janice R. Franklin of Alabama State University, Jack Thomas of Western Illinois University, civil rights icon Myrlie Evers-Williams, Gladius Lewis of the University of Memphis, and Isaac Crumbly of Fort Valley State University.

The New Dean of Arts and Sciences at Fort Valley State University

The New Dean of Arts and Sciences at Fort Valley State University

Victor M.D. Brown has been serving as dean of the Division of Science, Mathematics, and Technology at Burlington County College in Pemberton, New Jersey. He holds a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of the West Indies.

Fort Valley State University Program Creates a Pipeline for Energy Industry Engineers

Fort Valley State University Program Creates a Pipeline for Energy Industry Engineers

Students spend three years at Fort Valley State and then transfer to one of the partner universities for two years. Students receive two degrees, one in a science field and one in an energy-related discipline.

Three African Americans in New Faculty Roles

Three African Americans in New Faculty Roles

Shirley Franklin, the former mayor of Atlanta, will be teaching at the University of Texas. Vivian Fluellen was named to department chair at Fort Valley State University and Desmond Patton is a new assistant professor of social work at the University of Michigan.

Fort Valley State University to Establish a Nuclear Engineering Program

Fort Valley State University to Establish a Nuclear Engineering Program

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission is funding new programs at colleges and universities because the nuclear industry is facing a manpower crisis with a need to replace 25,000 skilled workers over the next three years.

Larry Rivers Leaving Presidency of Fort Valley State University

Larry Rivers Leaving Presidency of Fort Valley State University

He has served as the eighth president of he historically Black university since 2006. He is the former dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Florida A&M University.

Fort Valley State University's Dual Enrollment Program

Fort Valley State University’s Dual Enrollment Program

Local high school students can take college courses on campus or online and receive credits that can be applied to both their high school diploma and their college degree.

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 Next Provost of Virginia Union University

The Next Provost of Virginia Union University

Julius Scipio has been serving as vice president for academic affairs at Fort Valley State University in Georgia.

A Drop in Enrollments Puts Fort Valley State University in a Financial Bind

A Drop in Enrollments Puts Fort Valley State University in a Financial Bind

President Larry Rivers has announced that the university needs to make $3.8 million in budget cuts to make up for a 400-student enrollment drop and a 5 percent cut in state appropriations.

Seven African Americans Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Seven African Americans Appointed to Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Taking on new duties are Kimberly Conway Dumpson, Teresa Hardee, Linda Greene, Josephine Davis, Adriel Hilton, Nevada Winrow, and Philip Sherrill.

This Week's Faculty News

This Week’s Faculty News

Stacy Hawkins, Babatunde Ojo, Leonce Ndikumana, and Maxine Adegbola will be assuming new duties.

 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.

Four Notable Appointments of African Americans in Higher Education

Four Notable Appointments of African Americans in Higher Education

Lynette Overby, Gary Miller, Linda Melvin, and J. Brenton Stewart will be taking on new assignments.

Fort Valley State University to Open a New Women's Center

Fort Valley State University to Open a New Women’s Center

The center will offer workshops on domestic violence, women’s health and wellness, entrepreneurship, and professional development.

Eight African Americans With New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Eight African Americans With New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

The new appointees are Fran Scarlett, Sheneka Williams, Kimberly Andrews, Gwendolyn Caples, Patricia Brewer Hairston, Courtney Davenport, Dwayne White, and Tammy Brooks.

Edward Hill Named Dean of the College of Education at Fort Valley State University

Edward Hill Named Dean of the College of Education at Fort Valley State University

He was an assistant professor of special education and educational leadership at the College of Education at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville.