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South Carolina State University Enters Partnership With Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College

South Carolina State University Enters Partnership With Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College

South Carolina State University, the historically Black educational institution in Orangeburg, has entered into an agreement with Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College that will make it easier for students to transfer from OC Tech to South Carolina State University in order to earn bachelor’s degrees.

W. Franklin Evans Takes the Reins at Voorhees College in South Carolina

W. Franklin Evans Takes the Reins at Voorhees College in South Carolina

Dr. Evans is the former provost and chief academic officer at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, where he also served as interim president. Earlier in his career, he was vice president of academic affairs at Virginia Union University in Richmond.

Alabama A&M University Extends Contract of President Andrew Hugine Jr.

Alabama A&M University Extends Contract of President Andrew Hugine Jr.

The board of trustees of Alabama A&M University in Huntsville has approved a contract extension through July 15, 2020 for Andrew Hugine Jr., president of the university. Dr. Hugine became the eleventh president of the university in 2009.

The New President of South Carolina State University

The New President of South Carolina State University

James E. Clark was named the 12th president of South Carolina State University. Clark, a successful businessman, has been a member of the board of trustees of South Carolina State University for the past year. He has also been chair of the University of South Carolina Research Foundation for the past three years.

South Carolina State University Removed From Accreditation Probation

South Carolina State University Removed From Accreditation Probation

In 2014 the Southern Commission on Colleges and Schools placed South Carolina State University on accreditation probation. Now with the university’s finances in better shape, the university has been taken off the probation list.

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.

Five African Americans Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Five African Americans Named to Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The appointees are Andra Johnson at Alcorn State University, Kery D. Davis at Howard University, Shea Kidd Houze at the University of Southern Mississippi, C.C. Jackson at South Carolina State University, and Matthew M. Winston Jr. at Virginia Tech.

Good News! Enrollments Are Up at Some HBCUs

Good News! Enrollments Are Up at Some HBCUs

While some historically Black colleges and universities have seen significant enrollment declines in recent years, there has been good news on enrollments at many of the nation’s HBCUs.

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.

South Carolina State University Tightens Its Belt

South Carolina State University Tightens Its Belt

For the first time in several years, South Carolina State University has projected a balanced budget. But, the balanced budget came about with some major cuts that will be felt across the university community.

In Memoriam: George E. Cooper, 1947-2015

In Memoriam: George E. Cooper, 1947-2015

George Cooper was the executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities and the former president of South Carolina State University in Orangeburg.

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.

Some Relief for South Carolina State University, But a Tough Road Ahead

Some Relief for South Carolina State University, But a Tough Road Ahead

The university learned recently that its accreditation will continue and that it has five additional years to repay a $6 million loan. But the new board declared a “financial exigency” that will allow it to fire tenured faculty and contracted staff.

South Carolina State University Trustees Fired, Lawmakers to Appoint Interim Board

South Carolina State University Trustees Fired, Lawmakers to Appoint Interim Board

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has signed legislation that fired all of the trustees of historically Black South Carolina State University. Haley and GOP lawmakers will appoint a seven-member interim board that will serve until mid-2018 and work to solve the university’s financial crisis.

South Carolina State University Student: "An Angel Sent From God"

South Carolina State University Student: “An Angel Sent From God”

Reggie Owens, a student and football player at South Carolina State University, witnessed a horrific accidents and was able to rescue three children.

M. Evelyn Fields Named to Lead the American Association of Blacks in Higher Education

M. Evelyn Fields Named to Lead the American Association of Blacks in Higher Education

Dr. Fields is a professor of early childhood education and chair of the department of teacher education at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg. She is past president of the South Carolina chapter of the American Association of University Professors.

The Sad Saga of South Carolina State University

The Sad Saga of South Carolina State University

The president of the university, who has been placed on administrative leave, has filed a lawsuit and the state legislature is considering proposals to replace the board of trustees.

Good News and Bad News for South Carolina State University

Good News and Bad News for South Carolina State University

It appears that an earlier proposal to close the university for two years is now dead in the water. But after hearing the university’s deficit grew by $4 million, a key legislative committee has proposed to oust the president and board of trustees.

Legislative Subcommittee Votes to Close South Carolina State University for Two Years

Legislative Subcommittee Votes to Close South Carolina State University for Two Years

The plan to close the university would have to be passed by both houses of the state legislature and would need Governor Nikki Haley’s support.

Ursula Robinson Honored at the Atlanta Black Theater Festival

Ursula Robinson Honored at the Atlanta Black Theater Festival

Ursula O. Robinson, an associate professor of visual and performing arts at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, was honored for the writing of her one-woman show.

A Life Line for South Carolina State University

A Life Line for South Carolina State University

South Carolina State University has received approval from the state’s Bond Review Committee for a $12 million loan that will be paid out over three years. But the university’s president states that more challenges lay ahead.

Administrative Appointments in Higher Education for a Trio of African Americans

Administrative Appointments in Higher Education for a Trio of African Americans

The new appointees are Betty Boatright at South Carolina State University, Nyree Gray at Claremont McKenna College in California, and Steven E. Hairston at Saint Augustine’s University in North Carolina.

Five African Americans Appointed to New University Administrative Positions

Five African Americans Appointed to New University Administrative Positions

The appointees are Delbert T. Foster at South Carolina State, Alta Mauro at New York University’s Abu Dhabi campus, Willie James Young Jr. at Mississippi Valley State, Lotoya Battle-Brown at Rutgers University-Newark, and Dennis A. Mitchell at Columbia University.

New Administrative Posts for Nine African Americans in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for Nine African Americans in Higher Education

The new administrative appointees are Joyce A. Dixon, Yohuru Williams, Selina B. Kohn, Milyon Trulove, Denisha L. Hendricks, Destinee Waiters, Mathwon Howard, Lamont Hinson, and Gregory Harris.

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.

South Carolina State University Placed on Accreditation Probation

South Carolina State University Placed on Accreditation Probation

The accrediting agency found that the university was deficient in eight areas: financial resources, financial stability, control of finances, student financial aid, organizational structure, governance, qualified academic and administrative officers, and control of sponsored and external funds.

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.

Cynthia Warrick Selected to Lead Grambling State University in Louisiana

Cynthia Warrick Selected to Lead Grambling State University in Louisiana

Dr. Warrick currently serves as senior fellow at the Center for Minority Health Services Research in the College of Pharmacy at Howard University in Washington, D.C. She spent the 2012-13 academic year as interim president of South Carolina State University.

Financial Woes at South Carolina State University

Financial Woes at South Carolina State University

It’s not only the small private HBCUs that are having financial difficulties. Due to declining enrollments, some state-operated historically Black colleges and universities are having difficulty making ends meet.

In Memoriam: Jonas T. Kennedy, 1917-2014

In Memoriam: Jonas T. Kennedy, 1917-2014

A trustee emeritus and long-term financial supporter of Claflin University in Orangeburg, South Carolina, Kennedy’s gifts financed the construction of three campus buildings.

Historically Black Denmark Technical College Chooses Its New Leader

Historically Black Denmark Technical College Chooses Its New Leader

Leonard McIntyre is the former State Deputy Superintendent of Education in South Carolina. He was dean of the College of Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences at South Carolina State University.

New Administrative Roles for Four African American Academics

New Administrative Roles for Four African American Academics

The new appointees are Jaffus Hardrick at Florida International University, Patricia Salley at South Carolina State University, Melanie Hart at CUNY, and Gbubemi Okotieuro at Berkeley College in New York.

Five African Americans in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Five African Americans in New Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Taking on new duties are Sharon Beverly at the College of New Jersey, Joslyn DiPasalegne at South Carolina State, August Washington at Vanderbilt, Blake Gaines at Mississippi Valley State, and Aaron Taylor of Saint Louis University.

Two African Americans Named to Administative Posts

Two African Americans Named to Administative Posts

Joyce A. Ingram was named assistant vice president for human resources at Florida A&M University and Justin Pearson Sr. is the new director of admissions at South Carolina State University.

Nuclear Engineer Named Dean at South Carolina State University

Nuclear Engineer Named Dean at South Carolina State University

Kenneth Lewis was appointed dean of the College of Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering Technology. He served in the same post from 2005 to 2011.

Two African American Women in New Administrative Leadership Posts

Two African American Women in New Administrative Leadership Posts

Dianthia Ford-Kee was named director of athletics at Mississippi Valley State University and Elizabeth Mosely-Hawkins was promoted to director of public relations at South Carolina State University.