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Paine College Becomes Smoke-Free, Beefs Up Security

Paine College Becomes Smoke-Free, Beefs Up Security

Historically Black Paine College in Augusta, Georgia, has announced that as of July 1, the campus will become a smoke-free zone. Also, many measures have been taken to increase security after two shooting incidents that took place on campus in May.

African American Mother and Son Earn Doctorates on the Same Day

African American Mother and Son Earn Doctorates on the Same Day

Maurice McBride, an assistant professor of business at Paine College in Augusta, Georgia, and his mother recently received doctorates on the same from Capella University in Minneapolis.

Nine Black Academics Taking on New Administrative Roles

Nine Black Academics Taking on New Administrative Roles

The new appointees are Monica Boyd, Stephen L. McDaniel, Alan Robertson Sr., Tanya Freeman, Tara A. Brooks, Brandon P. Brown, Marcus Clark, Ashiwel Undieh, and Scott Jackson Dantley.

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.

Paine College Names Co-Deans for the Office of Student Affairs

Paine College Names Co-Deans for the Office of Student Affairs

Reginald B. Beaty and Tony L. Owens were appointed as co-deans of student affairs of the historically Black college in Augusta, Georgia. Both men co-founded the Foundation for Educational Success.

Paine College Makes Two Major Appointments to Its Leadership Team

Paine College Makes Two Major Appointments to Its Leadership Team

The historically Black college in Augusta, Georgia, announced that Samuel Sullivan was appointed provost and vice president of academic affairs and Edward Patrick was named vice president of administrative and fiscal affairs.

Paine College Establishes Its Own Police Department

Paine College Establishes Its Own Police Department

Previously, the campus in Augusta, Georgia, was patrolled by the Campus Safety Department. Now officers of the Paine College Police Department have arresting authority in the entire state of Georgia.

In Memoriam: Jeffrey R. Thomas

In Memoriam: Jeffrey R. Thomas

Jeffrey R. Thomas, an assistant professor of religion at Paine College in Augusta, Georgia, died earlier this month. He also served as the pastor of the Trinity Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Augusta.

African Americans Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

African Americans Taking on New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative roles are Coreen Dawkins Jackson at Tennessee State University, Sasha McCraw at Paine College, Janice Welbrun of Marquette University, and John Dozier at the University of South Carolina.

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.

Campus of Paine College Named to National Registry of Historic Places

Campus of Paine College Named to National Registry of Historic Places

Among the historic landmarks on the Paine College campus are Candler Memorial Library, Mary Helm Hall, Epworth Residential Hall and the Gilbert-Lambuth Memorial Chapel.

Scholar Discovers the Only Known Painting of the Harlem Renaissance's Gwendolyn Bennett

Scholar Discovers the Only Known Painting of the Harlem Renaissance’s Gwendolyn Bennett

Most of Bennett’s artwork was destroyed in a fire but in conducting research for a book on Bennett, Belinda Wheeler of historically Black Paine College in Augusta, Georgia, came across a 1931 oil painting.

Five HBCUs Participating in the Global Entrepreneurship Initiative

Five HBCUs Participating in the Global Entrepreneurship Initiative

Alabama State University, Prairie View A&M University, St. Augustine College, Paine College and North Carolina Central University are involved in the UNCF project.

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.

New Dean at Paine College

New Dean at Paine College

David Chamblee was named dean of the School of Professional Studies at the historically Black college in Augusta, Georgia.

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.

Paine College Suspended from Perkins Loan Program

Paine College Suspended from Perkins Loan Program

An audit found that the college did not return unused financial aid money to the federal government for students who dropped out of school during the 2010-11 academic year.

A Trio of Black Scholars Receive New Appointments

A Trio of Black Scholars Receive New Appointments

Fidelia Nnadi of the University of Central Florida, Tina Marshall-Bradley at Paine College, and Reginald DesRoches at Georgia Tech were appointed to new positions.

Honors for Four African American College Officials

Honors for Four African American College Officials

Brandon Brown, Zina McGee, Roderick McDavis, and Rosie Phillips Bingham win prestigious awards.