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.
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Under the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements program, students residing in 40 states and the District of Columbia can now take courses through Oakwood Online University.
Dr. Wallington joined the faculty at Oakwood University in July as an assistant professor of allied health. He had been a practicing physical therapist for many years before joining the faculty.
Accepted students who make an intent to enroll deposit by May 1, can choose between a $1,000 scholarship paid over their first two semester or a MacBook Air laptop computer.
Some of the most prestigious colleges in America made the list including Swarthmore College and Pomona College. But of the 25 campus rated as the most dangerous, eight are historically Black colleges and universities.
The appointees are Mary E. Coleman at Guttman Community College, Nelson Townsend at Florida A&M University, Sandra Jowers at the University of the District of Columbia and Tricia Penniecook at Oakwood University.
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.
Knoxville College in Tennessee will use the grant to renovate the lower atrium of the Alumni Library. Floors, restrooms, and doors will be redone and new landscaping outside the building will be added.
This is the first time that Fisk University has won the competition. For their efforts, the team has earned a grant of $50,000 dollars for their institution.
Oakwood University, the historically Black educational institution in Huntsville, Alabama, has announced the appointment of George Johnson Jr., Denica King, and Cheri Wilson in its Division of Advancement and Development.
Oakwood University, the historically Black educational institution in Huntsville, Alabama, has received approval from Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer a business degree in organizational management online.
Oakwood University, with only 1,939 students was able to beat its rivals, many of which have far larger student bodies, by calling on students, staff, and faculty at its partner institutions in the Seven-day Adventist network around the world to cast votes to benefit Oakwood.
The academy is now aimed at middle-level employees of the university in an effort to prepare them for leadership roles but it may be expanded to include programs for the local community.
The Oakwood University choir is one of only two ensembles from a historically Black college or university that was invited to compete in the World Choir Olympics. The other participating choir is from Wilberforce University in Ohio.
First-time winner Morgan State University received a grant of $50,000 from Honda for winning the event.