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Oakwood University Expands Its Online Education Footprint

Oakwood University Expands Its Online Education Footprint

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.

In Memoriam: Charles Henry Wallington Jr., 1976-2015

In Memoriam: Charles Henry Wallington Jr., 1976-2015

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.

Oakwood University Offers Accepted Students Incentives to Enroll

Oakwood University Offers Accepted Students Incentives to Enroll

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.

Website Says One Third of America's Most Dangerous Campuses Are HBCUs

Website Says One Third of America’s Most Dangerous Campuses Are HBCUs

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.

Four African Americans in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Four African Americans in New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

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.

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.

Knoxville College Is the 2014 Winner of the Home Depot Retool Your School Tier 1 Grant

Knoxville College Is the 2014 Winner of the Home Depot Retool Your School Tier 1 Grant

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.

Fisk University Wins the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge

Fisk University Wins the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge

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.

New Faces in the Advancement and Development Division at Oakwood University

New Faces in the Advancement and Development Division at Oakwood University

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 on Broadway

Oakwood University on Broadway

From November 6 to January 4, Oakwood University, a HBCU in Huntsville, Alabama, has rented advertising space on a huge electronic billboard overlooking Times Square in New York City.

Oakwood University Gets Approval for New Online Education Initiative

Oakwood University Gets Approval for New Online Education Initiative

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.

In Memoriam: James Edward Hawkins, 1949-2013

In Memoriam: James Edward Hawkins, 1949-2013

Dr. Hawkins joined the faculty at Florida A&M University in 1977 as an assistant professor of broadcast journalism. He served as dean of the journalism school from 2004 to his retirement in 2012.

Oakwood University Comes Out on Top In Home Depot's Retool Your School Competition

Oakwood University Comes Out on Top In Home Depot’s Retool Your School Competition

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.

Alabama HBCUs Team Up in Healthcare Alliance

Alabama HBCUs Team Up in Healthcare Alliance

The alliance is being organized by Louis Sullivan, former secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and president emeritus of the Morehouse School of Medicine.

Oakwood University Establishes a Leadership Academy

Oakwood University Establishes a Leadership Academy

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.

In Memoriam: Philip Byron Nixon, 1953-2012

In Memoriam: Philip Byron Nixon, 1953-2012

He was assistant vice president of student services at Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama.

In Memoriam: Emerson A. Cooper, 1924-2012

In Memoriam: Emerson A. Cooper, 1924-2012

He joined the Oakwood University faculty in 1948 as an instructor of chemistry and taught there until 1992.

HBCU Choral Group to Compete in the World Choir Olympics

HBCU Choral Group to Compete in the World Choir Olympics

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.

Two Alabama HBCUs Form a Partnership

Two Alabama HBCUs Form a Partnership

After earning an associate’s degree students at J.F. Drake State Technical College will be able to transfer to Oakwood University to pursue a bachelor’s degree.

Morgan State University Wins Honda Campus All-Star Challenge

Morgan State University Wins Honda Campus All-Star Challenge

First-time winner Morgan State University received a grant of $50,000 from Honda for winning the event.