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Savannah State University Partners With Michigan's Grand Valley State University

Savannah State University Partners With Michigan’s Grand Valley State University

The universities recently signed an agreement that allows some undergraduates at Savannah State to eventually qualify for in-state tuition at Grand Valley State University in one of three master’s degree programs: cybersecurity, criminal justice, and communications, none of which are currently offered at Savannah State.

Six Black Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

Six Black Scholars Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

The new deans are David Marshall at Savannah State University in Georgia, Andrew Chin at Florida A&M University, Janelle L. West at Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania, Dara N. Byrne at the City University of New York, Christopher D. Card at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, and Elimelda Moige Ongeri at North Carolina A&T State University.

Savannah State University to Offer a New Degree Program in Data Analytics

Savannah State University to Offer a New Degree Program in Data Analytics

The data analytics degree program is a joint effort between three of the university’s colleges: the College of Business Administration, the College of Sciences and Technology, and the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and draws on critical competencies from each area of study.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Kimberly Ballard-Washington Is the New President of Savannah State University in Georgia

Kimberly Ballard-Washington Is the New President of Savannah State University in Georgia

Kimberly Ballard-Washington has served as interim president since July 2019. Earlier, she was associate vice chancellor for legal affairs for the University System of Georgia and is the former associate director of legal affairs for the flagship campus of the University of Georgia in Athens.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

A Pair of African American Women Named to Dean Posts at Major Universities

A Pair of African American Women Named to Dean Posts at Major Universities

Mona Hicks was named dean of students at Stanford University in California and Cora Thompson has been appointed interim dean for the College of Education at Savannah State University in Georgia.

Three African American Men Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Three African American Men Appointed to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Alan D. Robertson was named chief financial officer at Florida A&M University. Julian Coaxum will be the next chief of police at Davidson College in North Carolina and Raymond Clarke has been named vice president for enrollment management at Savannah State University in Georgia.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Reginald Leseane Serving as Provost at Savannah State University in Georgia

Reginald Leseane Serving as Provost at Savannah State University in Georgia

Dr. Leseane joined Savannah State University’s College of Business Administration 21 years ago and recently served as interim dean and associate dean.

Georgia Senator's Bill Would Place Three HBCUs Into a New University System

Georgia Senator’s Bill Would Place Three HBCUs Into a New University System

The three historically Black state universities that are part of the plan are Savannah State University, Fort Valley State University, and Albany State University. They would be placed into a new university system called Georgia A&M University.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Savannah State University to Offer Certificate Program in Virtual Forensic Science

Savannah State University to Offer Certificate Program in Virtual Forensic Science

The program will provide immersive learning experience with the 3D virtual reality crime scene housed at Savannah State University. The coursework will cover procedures necessary for the proper use of 3D technology in criminal investigations.

A Change in Leadership Is Coming at Savannah State University in Georgia

A Change in Leadership Is Coming at Savannah State University in Georgia

The University System of Georgia announced that Kimberly Ballard-Washington will serve as interim president of Savannah State University, effective July 1. She currently serves as associate vice chancellor for legal affairs for the University System of Georgia.

New Administrative Posts for Four African Americans in the Academic World

New Administrative Posts for Four African Americans in the Academic World

Taking on new roles are Kenneth Strother Jr. at Princeton University in New Jersey, Opio Mashariki at Savannah State University in Georgia, Alphonso Garrett Jr. of Virginia Tech, and La’Tosha Brown at Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tennessee.

Savannah State University to Lay Off 26 Faculty Members Due to a Loss in Enrollment and Revenue

Savannah State University to Lay Off 26 Faculty Members Due to a Loss in Enrollment and Revenue

The historically Black university experienced a 10.6 percent decrease in enrollment in the fall 2017 semester, and a 7.9 percent decrease this fall. The university has established a Strategic Alignment of Resources planning committee to help align the university’s resources to match its educational priorities.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Savannah State University Debuts Its College of Education

Savannah State University Debuts Its College of Education

Savannah State University, the historically Black educational institution in Georgia, has announced that it has established the College of Education. The division was previously called the School of Teacher Education.

Ten African Americans Who Have Been Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Ten African Americans Who Have Been Named to Administrative Posts 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.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Savannah State University in Georgia Teams Up With the U.S. Coast Guard

Savannah State University in Georgia Teams Up With the U.S. Coast Guard

Under the agreement, the United States Coast Guard will offer a scholarship and officer training program which may pay up to two academic years of college tuition, books and essential supplies for full-time students.

The New Provost at Savannah State University in Georgia

The New Provost at Savannah State University in Georgia

Since 2012, Michael Laney has served as a professor of communications and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas. Earlier, he taught at Lee College in Cleveland, Tennessee.

Notable Honors for Two African American Women in Academia

Notable Honors for Two African American Women in Academia

M. Shawn Copeland, a professor of theology at Boston College, was presented with the Marianist Award from the University of Dayton and Mary Jo Fayoyin, dean of library services at Savannah State University was honored by the American Library Association.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Finances Force Savannah State University to Drop Out of the NCAA's Division I

Finances Force Savannah State University to Drop Out of the NCAA’s Division I

Cheryl D. Dozier, president of Savannah State University, issued a statement that read in part: “While I am extremely proud of the progress our athletes and coaches have made at the Division I Level, it is not financially feasible for us to continue.”

Savannah State University Offers New Certificate Program in Global Citizenship

Savannah State University Offers New Certificate Program in Global Citizenship

The global citizenship certificate program will allow students to gain the knowledge necessary to participate and to become prequalifed to serve in the Peace Corps.

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.

The New Provost at Savannah State University in Georgia

The New Provost at Savannah State University in Georgia

Clarissa Myrick-Harris has been serving as associate provost for pedagogical and curricular initiatives at Morehouse College in Atlanta. She also served as a professor of African American studies at Morehouse.

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.

Two New Science Buildings to Be Constructed at Savannah State University

Two New Science Buildings to Be Constructed at Savannah State University

The new marine science building is situated on acreage that has deep water access to the ocean and the new science and technology building on the main campus will house laboratories for engineering technology, electrical engineering, civil engineering and chemistry.

Four African Americans in New Administrative Posts at Southern Universities

Four African Americans in New Administrative Posts at Southern Universities

Taking on new duties are Tanaya M. Walters at Clark Atlanta University, James Barnwell at Savannah State University in Georgia, Lee A. Gill at Clemson University in South Carolina, and Frank E. Dobson Jr. at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Savannah State University Partners With Albany Technical College

Savannah State University Partners With Albany Technical College

The partnership will allow students who complete an associate’s degree programs in civil engineering technology or business logistics management at Albany Technical College to transfer to Savannah State University to complete a bachelor’s degree program in business administration.