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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.

Northeastern University Aims to Help Black Entrepreneurs

Northeastern University Aims to Help Black Entrepreneurs

The Impact Lending program, with $2.5 million in seed money from the university, will offer loans at below market rates to women and minority entrepreneurs for the purposes of expanding their businesses. The goal of the pro­gram is to serve 85 small busi­nesses and create 330 jobs in the first two years.

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.

Seven African American Scholars in New Teaching Posts

Seven African American Scholars in New Teaching Posts

The appointees are Nicole Overstreet at Clark University, Rodney Ridley Sr. at Wilkes University, Danielle Evans at the University of Wisconsin, Barbara Gutherie at Northeastern University, Prince Ellis at Clermont College, A. Todd Franklin at Hamilton College, and Kenny Leon at Fordham University.

The Chief Justice of Massachusetts to Become a Distinguished Professor at Northeastern University

The Chief Justice of Massachusetts to Become a Distinguished Professor at Northeastern University

Roderick L. Ireland is the first African American Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. He is leaving the bench in July and has accepted the position as Distinguished Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Northeastern University in Boston.

Three African American Faculty Members Win Awards

Three African American Faculty Members Win Awards

The honorees are Viola L. Acoff of the University of Alabama, Dorinda Carter Andrews of Michigan State University and Margaret A. Burnham of the Northeastern University School of Law.

Two Black Scholars in New Teaching Roles

Two Black Scholars in New Teaching Roles

Eno E. Ebong is a new assistant professor of chemical engineering at Northeastern University in Boston and Lewis Gordon of the University of Connecticut was named the Nelson Mandela Visiting Professor at Rhodes University in South Africa.

Gilda Barabino Named Dean of Engineering at the City College of New York

Gilda Barabino Named Dean of Engineering at the City College of New York

Dr. Barabino was associate chair for graduate studies and professor of biomedical engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology and previously served on the faculty at Northeastern University in Boston for 18 years.

Three African Americans in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Three African Americans in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Deloris Pettis is a new vice president at Northeastern University in Boston. Rodney Irvin was named director of employee relations at Virginia Tech and Samuel Sullivan was appointed interim provost at Paine College in Augusta, Georgia.

The Higher Education of the Newest Black U.S. Senator

The Higher Education of the Newest Black U.S. Senator

William “Mo” Cowan, a graduate of Duke University and the Northeastern University School of Law, will serve in the U.S. Senate until a special election is held to determine who will fill out the term of Senator John Kerry, who left Capitol Hill to become U.S. Secretary of State.

Three Black Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

Three Black Scholars Honored With Prestigious Awards

The honorees are Richard Wamai of Northeastern University in Boston, Karen Jackson-Weaver of Princeton University, and Howard Fuller of Marquette University in Milwaukee.

Hope Lewis Is Honored by the American Bar Association

Hope Lewis Is Honored by the American Bar Association

The Northeastern University law professor is recognized for her work for the advancement of women in the field of international law.

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Four African Americans who were honored for their achievements in higher education.