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New Fellowship to Aid Black Students at the Harvard Graduate School of Design

New Fellowship to Aid Black Students at the Harvard Graduate School of Design

The Philip Freelon Fellowship Fund at the Harvard Graduate School of Design will be used to provide financial aid to African Americans and students from other underrepresented groups who are pursuing graduate degrees in design.

New Online Archive of Black Student Newspaper Debuts at North Carolina State University

New Online Archive of Black Student Newspaper Debuts at North Carolina State University

The Nubian Message is a student-operated newspaper at North Carolina State University in Raleigh that was first published in 1992. The new online archive contains back issues from 1992 through 2005.

Race and Rural Location Impact Black Students' Access to College

Race and Rural Location Impact Black Students’ Access to College

Interviews with African Americans in rural high schools found that students overwhelmingly felt that they had encouragement and support to go to college, yet didn’t have access to academically rigorous classes or enough one-on-one time with a counselor to get help with the college admission process.

Six African Americans Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Six African Americans Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Here is this week’s announcements of African Americans who have been appointed to administrative positions at colleges and universities across the United States.

Four African American Women Named to New Administrative Posts at Major Universities

Four African American Women Named to New Administrative Posts at Major Universities

Taking on new positions are Sheree M. Marlowe at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, Linda McCabe Smith at North Carolina State University, Caroline Laguerre-Brown at George Washington University, and Monica Terrell Leach at North Carolina Central University.

Black Women College Students and the Stigma of HIV

Black Women College Students and the Stigma of HIV

Researchers at North Carolina State University and Pennsylvania State University found that African American women college students were reluctant to use online sites related to HIV prevention in fear that they would leave an electronic trail so that their peers would think they had HIV.

Gail Gibson Fired as President of Essex County College in New Jersey

Gail Gibson Fired as President of Essex County College in New Jersey

Last month, Gale Gibson, president of Essex County College in Newark, New Jersey, was suspended with pay. Now the college’s board of trustees has fired Dr. Gibson. She became president of the community college in 2013.

Two African Americans Selected for Notable Honors

Two African Americans Selected for Notable Honors

The honorees are William Jelani Cobb, an associate professor of history and director of the Africana Studies Institute at the University of Connecticut, and Christine Grant, a professor of chemical engineering at North Carolina State University.

Notable Honors for Two African American Scholars

Notable Honors for Two African American Scholars

The honorees are Don C. Locke, distinguished professor emeritus of counselor education at North Carolina State University and William B. DeLauder, president emeritus of historically Black Delaware State University.

University Professor Finds an Audio Tape of an Early "I Have a Dream" Speech

University Professor Finds an Audio Tape of an Early “I Have a Dream” Speech

On November 27, 1962, nine months before Martin Luther King Jr. addressed a huge crowd at the Lincoln Memorial, he used the words “I have a dream” in a speech at a segregated high school in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. A recording of the speech will soon be available online.

Eight African Americans Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Eight African Americans Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Major New Survey Effort Will Measure Higher Education's Effect on Students' Diversity Views

Major New Survey Effort Will Measure Higher Education’s Effect on Students’ Diversity Views

This fall, 100,000 students at 130 colleges and universities nationwide, will begin to participate in a four-year study that will determine how their views on issues of faith and diversity change during their time at college.

The New Dean of the College of Education at East Tennessee State University

The New Dean of the College of Education at East Tennessee State University

Terrence Hicks has been serving on the faculty at the Whitlowe R. Green College of Education at Prairie View A&M University in Texas. From 2004 to 2012, Dr. Hicks was on the faculty at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina.

North Carolina Central University to Offer New Dual-Degree Program

North Carolina Central University to Offer New Dual-Degree Program

Under the plan, students will spend their first-three undergraduate years at North Carolina Central taking a physics-based curriculum and then transfer to North Carolina State to take courses in electrical engineering.

Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, Names Its Next President

Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, Names Its Next President

Dr. Tashni Dubroy has been serving as as the special assistant to the president for process optimization at Shaw University. Dr. Dubroy is also the co-founder of Tea and Honey Blends, a hair care products company.

The University of Minnesota Holds VIP Weekend for Prospective Minority Students

The University of Minnesota Holds VIP Weekend for Prospective Minority Students

A group of 75 high school juniors attended lectures, participated in bonding exercises, and took a mini-seminar where they were required to work with other students to come up with solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems.

The New Provost at Saint Augustine's University in Raleigh, North Carolina

The New Provost at Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh, North Carolina

Yvonne Moore Coston was promoted to provost and vice president of academic affairs at Saint Augustine’s University. She was serving as vice president for research and innovation at 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.

Four North Carolina Universities Examine German/African American Cultural Exchanges

Four North Carolina Universities Examine German/African American Cultural Exchanges

Four universities in North Carolina are partnering to examine the intersections of African American and German culture in the twentieth century. The semester-long project is entitled “From Harlem to Hamburg.”

Duke University Completes Digitalization of Eight Civil Rights Collections

Duke University Completes Digitalization of Eight Civil Rights Collections

The Content, Context, and Capacity Project is a joint effort of Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina Central University, and North Carolina State University. When the project is completed next year, more than 350,000 documents will have been digitized.

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.

Fayetteville State's New Dual Degree Program in Engineering

Fayetteville State’s New Dual Degree Program in Engineering

Under the program students will study for three years at Fayetteville State and spend another two years at North Carolina State University. At the end of the five years, they will receive bachelor’s degrees from each institution.

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.

Cheryl Waites Is the New Dean of the School of Social Work at Wayne State University

Cheryl Waites Is the New Dean of the School of Social Work at Wayne State University

She joined the School of Social Work in 2007 as associate dean. Previously, she was associate chair of the department of social work at North Carolina State University.

North Carolina State University Study Finds Racism in the Level of Restaurant Service

North Carolina State University Study Finds Racism in the Level of Restaurant Service

The results showed that 38.5 percent of all servers admitted to providing a lower level of service to African American customers at least some of the time.

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

Higher Education Grants of Interest to African-Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

In Memoriam: Lawrence Mozell Clark Sr. (1934-2012)

In Memoriam: Lawrence Mozell Clark Sr. (1934-2012)

He was a longtime professor and administrator at North Carolina State University.

St. Augustine's College to Offer Classes in Chinese

St. Augustine’s College to Offer Classes in Chinese

The HBCU will now offer Chinese language courses in cooperation with the Confucius Institute at North Carolina State University.