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In Memoriam: Elizabeth N. Noel, 1951-2015

In Memoriam: Elizabeth N. Noel, 1951-2015

Dr. Noel joined the faculty at Prairie View A&M University in Texas in 1981. She served as professor, department chair, dean of the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences, and associate vice president for research.

Duke Professor's Program Seeks to Close the Racial Gap in Educational Achievement Among Youth

Duke Professor’s Program Seeks to Close the Racial Gap in Educational Achievement Among Youth

Angel L. Harris, a professor of sociology and African and African American studies at Duke University, is launching a new effort called Research on the Education and Development of Youth (REDY). His goal is to provide teachers with the tools to teach students who have different learning styles.

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.

In Memoriam: James Dennis Singleton Jr., 1945-2015

In Memoriam: James Dennis Singleton Jr., 1945-2015

James “Jeigh” Singleton was professor emeritus of fashion design at Washington University in St. Louis. He led the fashion design program at the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts for 25 years.

Kansas State University Acquires the Collection of Blues Legend Jimmy Rogers

Kansas State University Acquires the Collection of Blues Legend Jimmy Rogers

The collection of memorabilia from one of the greats of the Chicago blues scene in the post World War II years includes more than 2,500 items relating to Rogers’ career from the period 1960 until his death in 1997.

Three African Americans Named to New Administrative Posts at State Universities

Three African Americans Named to New Administrative Posts at State Universities

The new appointees are Dereck Rovaris Sr. at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Beverly L. Downing at Kentucky State University in Frankfort, and Kimathi Choma at Kansas State University in Manhattan.

Six African Americans in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Six African Americans in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The new appointees are Funmi Ojetayo at Florida A&M, Derrick E. Echoles at Mississippi College, Cheryl Johnson at Kansas State, Binti Harvey at Scripps College, Lesia Crumpton-Young at Tennessee State, and Martella M. Nelson at the University of Alabama Birmingham.

Healthy Meals Are Tough to Find in Restaurants Near Public Housing Projects

Healthy Meals Are Tough to Find in Restaurants Near Public Housing Projects

Researchers examined menu choices at restaurants near public housing projects and found that approximately 75 percent of the menu choices were highly caloric and high in fat.

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.

New Documentary Film on the Black Experience at Kansas State University

New Documentary Film on the Black Experience at Kansas State University

The College of Education at Kansas State University has produced a new documentary film that showcases the stories of five Black alumni of the 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.

Kansas State Scholar Examines the Classroom Experiences of Black Student Athletes

Kansas State Scholar Examines the Classroom Experiences of Black Student Athletes

Dr. Albert Bimper, who played in the NFL, found that Black student athletes felt as if their accomplishments on the field were highly celebrated while those in the classroom were not, creating a skewed sense of priorities and expectations.

 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.

Kansas State University Study Looks at the Gender Aspect of Racial Profiling

Kansas State University Study Looks at the Gender Aspect of Racial Profiling

White women stopped by police were the most likely group to be let go with only a warning. Black women were just as likely as White men to be ticketed, arrested, or searched.

Kansas State Scholar Named Chief of African Village

Kansas State Scholar Named Chief of African Village

Myra Gordon is associate provost for diversity at Kansas State and now a chief of the Nigerian village of Alayi.

Understanding Diversity in a Veterinary Medicine Setting

Understanding Diversity in a Veterinary Medicine Setting

Ronnie G. Elmore, associate dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University teaches a course, “Practicing Veterinary Medicine in a Multicultural Society.”

Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations

• Vicky Coleman was appointed dean of library services at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, effective September 1. She has been serving as an associate university librarian at Arizona State University. She previously was director of the Clemons Library at the University of Virginia. Dean Coleman holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from […]