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A Quartet of Black Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

A Quartet of Black Faculty Members Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Stacy Gee Hollins was appointed interim associate provost of academic affairs at Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis and Getiria Onsongo was granted tenure at Macalester College in St. Paul Minnesota. Candis Watts Smith was named interim vice provost for undergraduate education at Duke University and Terrell Brown was appointed director of the master of social work degree program at Jackson State University in Mississippi.

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.

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.

Jackson State University to Participate in Research on Coastal Flooding

Jackson State University to Participate in Research on Coastal Flooding

The College of Engineering, Science and Technology at historically Black Jackson State University in Mississippi recently established a multi-year, three-pronged partnership with Woolpert, an international architecture, engineering, and geospatial firm, to improve and expand upon current numerical coastal inundation modeling systems.

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.

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.

Six HBCUs Team Up With the World Bank Group

Six HBCUs Team Up With the World Bank Group

The World Bank Group today signed a new agreement with the presidents of six historically Black colleges and universities that will promote the sharing of knowledge and talent between the development and learning institutions to advance more inclusive and sustainable social and economic development.

Jackson State University Offers New Online Bachelor's Degree Program in History

Jackson State University Offers New Online Bachelor’s Degree Program in History

To obtain the online bachelor’s degree, the university requires students to complete at least 39 hours of history credits in addition to two three-hour courses, each in the history of civilization. Students must also complete the general education requirements in mathematics, communication, humanities, and natural science.

Four African Americans Have Been Selected to Serve as Deans

Four African Americans Have Been Selected to Serve as Deans

Chio Sheppard has been appointed dean of students at Prairie View A&M University in Texas and Shuneize Slater was named dean of the School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Jerri Haynes is dean of the College of Education and Human Development at Jackson State University in Mississippi and Janekia Mitchell is the new dean of student services at Gadsden State Community College in Alabama.

Jackson State University in Mississippi to Offer a Bachelor's Degree Program in Public Health

Jackson State University in Mississippi to Offer a Bachelor’s Degree Program in Public Health

Upon graduation, public health undergraduates can assume entry and middle-level positions as community health planners, first responders, epidemiologists, public policymakers, public health physicians, public health nurses, and occupational and safety 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.

College of Business at Jackson State University to Offer New Online Degree Programs

College of Business at Jackson State University to Offer New Online Degree Programs

The College of Business at historically Black Jackson State University in Mississippi will offer a master of professional accountancy degree and a bachelor of business administration degree online.

Jackson State University to Offer a New Master's Degree Program in Political Science

Jackson State University to Offer a New Master’s Degree Program in Political Science

The political science department at Jackon State University in Mississippi, under the direction of Professor Maruice Mangum, is offering a thesis and non-thesis route to the master’s degree in political science. Students can complete the program on campus or online in as little as two semesters.

Jackson State University in Mississippi Offers a New Major in Supply Chain Management

Jackson State University in Mississippi Offers a New Major in Supply Chain Management

Through the Jackson State University supply chain management program, students will learn to understand the underpinnings of the global supply chain and how the linkage of multiple supply chain functions leads to the delivery of goods and services from around the world.

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.

The First Black Woman to Earn a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering at Vanderbilt University

The First Black Woman to Earn a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering at Vanderbilt University

Dr. Carcia Carson intends to devote her professional career to developing translational research in cancer vaccines and personalized immunotherapy.

Princeton University Launches Research Partnerships With Five HBCUs

Princeton University Launches Research Partnerships With Five HBCUs

Princeton researchers and researchers from Howard University, Jackson State University, Prairie View A&M University, Spelman College, and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore will co-lead research projects. Princeton will fund the research.

Almesha Campbell of Jackson State University Named Chair-Elect of AUTM

Almesha Campbell of Jackson State University Named Chair-Elect of AUTM

AUTM is a global nonprofit organization whose members support the commercialization of academic research. AUTM has its roots in the Society of University Patent Administrators from the 1970s. Its name was later changed to the Association of University Technology Managers, but now only AUTM is used.

Six African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts at Universities

Six African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to Administrative Posts at Universities

Taking on new administrative roles are Darryl Gardner at Wayne State University in Detroit, Tameka Bradley Hobbs at Edward Waters University in Jacksonville, Louis Perkins at North Carolina Central University, Satasha Green-Stephen at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, Shanna Parker at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and Herman Horton at Jackson State University.

Jackson State University in Mississippi Partners With Six Community Colleges in Alabama

Jackson State University in Mississippi Partners With Six Community Colleges in Alabama

Jackson State University, the historically Black educational institution in Mississippi, has announced a partnership with six Alabama community colleges to help associate degree graduates transition into its bachelor degree programs. 

Four African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Four African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative roles are Arlitha Williams-Harmon at Jacksonville State University in Alabama, Jonathan Quash at the City University of New York, Penn’lope Davis at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, and Carold Boyer-Yancy is the new executive director of student accounts at Delaware State University.

Jackson State University in Mississippi Recruiting Students From a Connecticut Community College

Jackson State University in Mississippi Recruiting Students From a Connecticut Community College

Historically Black Jackson State University in Mississippi has signed an agreement with Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport, Connecticut, that aims to provide a seamless transfer for students who enroll at JSU at in-state tuition rates after completing their two-year degree at the community college.

Universities Announce the Appointments of Four African American Administrators

Universities Announce the Appointments of Four African American Administrators

Taking on new administrative roles are Kevin Hoult at Jackson State University in Mississippi, Dawn M. Nail at North Carolina A&T State University, Steven Byrd at Xavier University in New Orleans, and Victoria Nichols at Virginia Union University.

FedEx Strengthens Its Partnerships With HBCUs

FedEx Strengthens Its Partnerships With HBCUs

The company has announced a multi-year commitment to offer relief support to help students, faculty, and staff at four HBCUs who have suffered adverse economic impact due to COVID-19. The company has also launched a Student Ambassador program to train and mentor students at HBCUs.

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.

New Initiative Will Help Preserve the Photographic History of HBCUs

New Initiative Will Help Preserve the Photographic History of HBCUs

Getty Images has made grants of $500,000 to four historically Black universities to digitally archive their photographic collections. Over 100,000 archival and contemporary photos will be converted to digital format in the coming months.

Five Black Administrators Taking on New Duties at Universities

Five Black Administrators Taking on New Duties at Universities

Taking on new administrative duties are Daniel T. Okoli at the University of California, Merced, Stacy Gregg at South Carolina State University, Toni Mooney Smith at Rutgers University in New Jersey, Anthony Morgan at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, and Kevin Hoult at Jackson State University in Mississippi.

Six African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to University Administrative Positions

Six African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to University Administrative Positions

Taking on new administrative duties are Toya Corbett at the University of Virginia, Josiah J. Sampson, III at Jackson State University in Mississippi, Manica J. Finch at South Carolina State University, Pierre D. Joanis at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Akirah J. Bradley-Armstrong at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Ava Willis-Barksdale at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania.

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.

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.

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.

James T. Minor Appointed Chancellor of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

James T. Minor Appointed Chancellor of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Minor most recently served as assistant vice chancellor and senior strategist in the Office of the Chancellor at California State University. Prior to his post at California State University, Dr. Minor served as deputy assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of Education. He will begin his new job on March 1.

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.

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.

Five African American Educators Who Are Taking on New University Assignments

Five African American Educators Who Are Taking on New University Assignments

Taking on new roles are La Toya Hart at Jackson State University in Mississippi, Ivory W. Lyles at Oregon State University, Erin H. Moore at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, Leon C. Prieto at Clayton State University in Morrow, Georgia, and Nicholl Montgomery at Simmons University in Boston.

Charlotte Morris Appointed the Ninth President of Tuskegee University in Alabama

Charlotte Morris Appointed the Ninth President of Tuskegee University in Alabama

For over three decades, Dr. Morris has served in several roles at Tuskegee University including chief of staff to the president and secretary to the board of trustees. Most recently, Dr. Morris served as the director of the university’s Title III program.