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Defense Department Funds HBCU Centers of Excellence in Biotechnology and Materials Science

After considering proposals from many institutions, the Army Research Laboratory chose to fund the Center for Biotechnology at North Carolina A&T State Univerity in Greensboro and the Center for Advanced Electro-Photonics with 2D Materials at Morgan State University in Baltimore.

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 HBCUs Join an Initiative to Diversify the Employment Pipeline in the Biopharma Industry

Five HBCUs Join an Initiative to Diversify the Employment Pipeline in the Biopharma Industry

Pharmaceutical-giant Bristol Myers Squibb announced a collaboration with five historically Black universities to launch “Tomorrow’s Innovators” — a multimillion-dollar strategic alliance to attract top HBCU-affiliated talent to the biopharma industry in the next five years.

HBCU Students Conducting Summer Research at Missouri University of Science & Technology

HBCU Students Conducting Summer Research at Missouri University of Science & Technology

Students in Missouri S&T’s Summer Engineering Research Academy (SERA) are from Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama, Tennessee State University in Nashville, and Morgan State University in Baltimore. The SERA program provides students not only with research experiences, but also with networking, team building, and personal and professional development.

Four African American Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

Four African American Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

The new deans are Ashley C. Benson at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, Tywana Hemby at Voorhees College in Denmark, South Carolina, Ethel Scurlock at the University of Mississippi, and Jackie Jones at Morgan State University in Baltimore.

Morgan State Joins the Fast Start Program That Could Offer Significant Savings to Students

Morgan State Joins the Fast Start Program That Could Offer Significant Savings to Students

Modern States, a philanthropy dedicated to making a college degree more affordable and accessible, will provide at least 10,000 free online college courses and credit-bearing exams to prospective students. This will save over $10 million in tuition and expenses for HBCU students.

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.

Lesia L. Crumpton-Young Selected as the Next President of Texas Southern University

Lesia L. Crumpton-Young Selected as the Next President of Texas Southern University

Since 2019, Dr. Crumpton-Youung has served as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. She also was a tenured full professor inf the department of industrial and systems engineering in the Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. School of Engineering. 

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.

In Memoriam: Karl Von Binns Sr., 1951-2021

In Memoriam: Karl Von Binns Sr., 1951-2021

Dr. Binns taught in the department of hospitality and tourism management at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore for more than 22 years. He was the first African American to play varsity basketball at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

The Next Chancellor of the Indianapolis Campus of Ivy Tech Community College

The Next Chancellor of the Indianapolis Campus of Ivy Tech Community College

Dr. Lorenzo Esters currently serves as vice president for Advancement and Member Engagement with the Association of American Colleges and Universities, a higher education association representing more than 1,200 two- and four-year institutions located in 50 states, the District of Columbia, three U.S. territories, and 25 countries.

Maryland Legislature Approves a $577 Million Settlement of a Long-Running HBCU Lawsuit

Maryland Legislature Approves a $577 Million Settlement of a Long-Running HBCU Lawsuit

The current legislation, passed by overwhelming majorities in both houses of the legislature, calls for payment of $577 million over a 10-year period beginning in 2023. Funds will be used for scholarships, faculty recruitment and development, and to develop new academic programs.

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.

Christine Johnson McPhail Is the New President of Saint Augustine's University in North Carolina

Christine Johnson McPhail Is the New President of Saint Augustine’s University in North Carolina

Dr. McPhail has been serving as a professor of practice at the John E. Roueche Center for Community College Leadership at Kansas State University. Earlier, she was director of the Community College Leadership Doctoral Program at Morgan State University in Baltimore and president of Cypress College in California.

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.

Morgan State University in Baltimore Plans to Offer Several New Degree Programs

Morgan State University in Baltimore Plans to Offer Several New Degree Programs

The board of regents of Morgan State University gave its approval to a Ph.D./MBA program in higher education administration, an accelerated bachelor’s/MBA program in information systems,  a bachelor’s/MBA program in human resources, and an online doctor of public health degree program.

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.

Morgan State University Establishes the Center for Urban Health Equity

Morgan State University Establishes the Center for Urban Health Equity

The Center will be designed to focus on community-driven interests allowing maximum research energy and effort for immediate allocation and response to the root issues that influence — and in many cases, perpetuate— health disparities.

In Memoriam: Samuel L. Myers Sr., 1919-2021

In Memoriam: Samuel L. Myers Sr., 1919-2021

Dr. Myers served on the faculty at Morgan State University in Baltimore from 1950 to 1963 before going to work for the U.S. State Department. He was appointed the fourth president of Bowie State University in Maryland in 1968 and served in the post until 1977.

Morgan State University in Baltimore to Expand Its STEM Degree Offerings

Morgan State University in Baltimore to Expand Its STEM Degree Offerings

The university announced plans to offer a bachelor’s degree program in mechatronics engineering, a Ph.D. program in secure embedded systems and a dual 3+2 bachelor’s degree program in engineering in conjunction with Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

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.

New Program Seeks to Install New Field Turfs at Dozens of HBCUs

New Program Seeks to Install New Field Turfs at Dozens of HBCUs

Willie Lanier, a former star of the National Football League’s Kansas City Chiefs and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, has announced an initiative to install state-of-the-art playing surfaces at the football stadiums of nearly three-dozen historically Black colleges and universities.

Six African American Women Who Have Been Hired to Diversity Posts

Six African American Women Who Have Been Hired to Diversity Posts

At some colleges and universities, a hiring freeze has been enacted. But in the wake of worldwide Black Lives Matter rallies and other social justice protests, the hiring of diversity and inclusion officers at colleges and universities remains at a brisk pace.

In Memoriam: Clara Isabel Adams, 1933-2020

In Memoriam: Clara Isabel Adams, 1933-2020

Clara Adams was a member of the faculty and an administrator at Morgan State University in Baltimore for nearly 60 years. She was also the first Black woman to earn a Ph.D. in chemistry at the University of Massachusetts.

Six Black Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Six Black Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Appointed to new posts are Jeffrey Q. McCune, Jr. at the University of Rochester, Hakeem Tijani at Morgan State University, LeRhonda S. Manigault-Bryant at Williams College, Alexis Smith Washington at Oklahoma State University, Bryan Washington at Rice University, and Tonya Perry of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Morgan State University Will Be Part of the African Ancestry Neuroscience Research Initiative

Morgan State University Will Be Part of the African Ancestry Neuroscience Research Initiative

The African Ancestry Neuroscience Research Initiative aims to establish a road map to help close the gap in health disparities and ensure that genomic research and neuroscience studies are representative of individuals across all populations, including those with African ancestry.

African Americans Appointed to Dean Positions at Three Universities

African Americans Appointed to Dean Positions at Three Universities

Earnstein Dukes was announced as the new dean of the University Library at Texas Tech University. Oscar Barton was appointed dean of the School of Engineering at Morgan State University and Jacqueline Hill was appointed dean of the School of Education at Florida Memorial University.

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.

Dozens of Nigerian Doctoral Students and PostDocs Will Be Coming to Morgan State University

Dozens of Nigerian Doctoral Students and PostDocs Will Be Coming to Morgan State University

The agreement with the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, a funding agency of the Nigerian government, could bring up to 50 (no less than 30) new Ph.D. students and up to 20 postdoctoral researchers to the Morgan State campus each year. Morgan State hopes to welcome the first cohort of students from Nigeria this coming fall.

Maryland Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Have Provided $577 Million to the State's HBCUs

Maryland Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Have Provided $577 Million to the State’s HBCUs

In a letter to legislative leaders, Governor Larry Hogan wrote that the economic fallout from this pandemic simply makes it impossible to fund any new programs, impose any new tax hikes, nor adopt any legislation having any significant fiscal impact, regardless of the merit of the legislation.”

Morgan State University Investigates Baltimore Citizens' Relationship to City Police

Morgan State University Investigates Baltimore Citizens’ Relationship to City Police

The survey found that participants consistently reported that the police department did not show respect toward civilians. And a majority of participants reported that they had observed police engaging in racial profiling, using excessive force, and using verbally abusive language toward civilians.

Morgan State University Planning Options for the Fall 2020 Semester

Morgan State University Planning Options for the Fall 2020 Semester

David K. Wilson, president of Morgan State University in Baltimore, has taken actions to protect the university’s financial health throughout the coronavirus crisis and has unveiled three potential planning models to guide operations in the fall.