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A New Dean for the College of Business and Information Systems at South Carolina State

A New Dean for the College of Business and Information Systems at South Carolina State

Matthew Waritay Guah has served as chair of the business administration and information systems department since 2014. His primary research focuses on business systems in healthcare organizations toward reforming healthcare delivery processes and performance evaluation.

IBM Names Six HBCUs Where It Will Establish Cybersecurity Leadership Centers

IBM Names Six HBCUs Where It Will Establish Cybersecurity Leadership Centers

Cybersecurity Leadership Centers will be established at North Carolina A&T State University, Southern University System, Clark Atlanta University, Xavier University of Louisiana, Morgan State University, and South Carolina State University.

New Administrative Duties in Higher Education for Seven African Americans

New Administrative Duties in Higher Education for Seven African Americans

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. If you have news for this section, please send an email to info@jbhe.com.

Colleges and Universities Appoint Nine Black Americans to Administrative Posts

Colleges and Universities Appoint Nine Black Americans to Administrative Posts

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.

South Carolina's Seven HBCUs to All Debut Institutes of Innovation and Information

South Carolina’s Seven HBCUs to All Debut Institutes of Innovation and Information

The South Carolina General Assembly appropriated $18 million toward the development of educational institutes at each of South Carolina’s seven HBCUs. Each institute was established with specific focuses and disciplines united to increase opportunities and exposure for their student bodies and the surrounding community.

Six African American Scholars Appointed Deans at Colleges and Universities

Six African American Scholars Appointed Deans at Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Robert N. Garner at Benedict College in South Carolina, T. Camille Martin-Thomsen at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Marvin Lynn at the University of Colorado Denver, Amani Jennings at Bowie State University in Maryland, Celeste M. Watkins-Hayes at the University of Michigan, and Mary M. White at South Carolina State 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.

IBM to Establish Cybersecurity Leadership Centers  at Six Historically Black Universities

IBM to Establish Cybersecurity Leadership Centers at Six Historically Black Universities

IBM will develop for each HBCU a customized IBM Security Learning Academy portal. The six participating HBCUs are Clark Atlanta University, Morgan State University, North Carolina A&T State University, South Carolina State University, Southern University, and Xavier University of Louisiana.

Seven African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Seven African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Positions in Higher Education

Taking on new duties are Stephen W. Fusi at North Carolina Central University, Christina K. Brogdon at Michigan State, Christine Lovely at the University of California, Davis, Tyron L. Clinton at South Carolina State, Pamela Baldwin at Fayetteville State, Antonion Fletcher at Fort Valley State, and Dena Freeman-Patton at Morgan State.

Four Scholars Honored for Their Book on Educating African American Children

Four Scholars Honored for Their Book on Educating African American Children

George Johnson of South Carolina State University, Gloria Boutte of the University of South Carolina, Joyce King of Georgia State University, and Lagarrett King of the University at Buffalo are being honored by the Society of Professors of 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.

Six African Americans Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Six African Americans Who Are Taking on New Administrative Duties in Higher Education

Those appointed to administrative posts are Lydia G. Sermons at Spelman College in Atlanta, Roderick Johnson at Virginia Union University, Katrina Poe at Mississippi State University, Austin Jamar Banks at the University of Colorado, Elizabeth Horton at South Carolina State University, and Latonia Garrett at Wayne State University in Detroit.

Two African Americans Who Have Been Named to Serve as Deans

Two African Americans Who Have Been Named to Serve as Deans

Stephen L. Ball has been appointed dean of students at Harvard Law School and Lakesia Tucker has been appointed acting dean of the College of Graduate & Professional Studies at South Carolina State University.

Five Black Administrators Taking on New Duties at Universities

Five Black Administrators Taking on New Duties at Universities

Taking on new administrative duties are Daniel T. Okoli at the University of California, Merced, Stacy Gregg at South Carolina State University, Toni Mooney Smith at Rutgers University in New Jersey, Anthony Morgan at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, and Kevin Hoult at Jackson State University in Mississippi.

Six African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to University Administrative Positions

Six African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to University Administrative Positions

Taking on new administrative duties are Toya Corbett at the University of Virginia, Josiah J. Sampson, III at Jackson State University in Mississippi, Manica J. Finch at South Carolina State University, Pierre D. Joanis at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Akirah J. Bradley-Armstrong at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Ava Willis-Barksdale at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania.

Four African American Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Four African American Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Taking on new duties or assigned to new positions are Lisa M. Anderson at the Graduate School at Arizona State University, Eve Dunbar at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York, David Staten at South Carolina State University, and Monica Peek at the University of Chicago.

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.

Two African American Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

Two African American Women Who Have Been Appointed to Dean Positions

Jullet Davis Weaver will be the dean of the Blair College of Health at Queens University in Charlotte, North Carolina, effective March 1, 2022, and Evelyn Fields has been appointed acting dean of the College of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences at South Carolina State 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.

Five Black Scholars Who Are Taking on New Roles at Major Universities

Five Black Scholars Who Are Taking on New Roles at Major Universities

The five Black faculty members taking on new duties are Judith Green McKenzie at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Frederick Evans at South Carolina State University, Jennifer Swann at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Ruth Opara at Syracuse University in New York, and Bocar Ba at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

A Change in Leadership at South Carolina State University

A Change in Leadership at South Carolina State University

By a vote of 10 to 3, the board of trustees of South Carolina State University has voted to terminate the contract of President James E. Clark, effective immediately. Alexander Conyers, vice president for strategic alliances and initiatives at the university, was appointed acting president.

In Memoriam: Frank M. Mundy Jr., 1951-2021

In Memoriam: Frank M. Mundy Jr., 1951-2021

Frank Mundy directed the theater program at South Carolina State University for 32 years before retiring in 2010.

Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans in Higher Education

Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans in Higher Education

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.

Richard Milner to Lead the American Educational Research Association

Richard Milner to Lead the American Educational Research Association

H. Richard Milner IV is the Cornelius Vanderbilt Distinguished Professor of Education in the department of teaching and learning at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of Education and Human Development. He will serve one year as president-elect and then become president of the AERA in 2022.

South Carolina State University to Establish a New Center Focusing on Social Justice

South Carolina State University to Establish a New Center Focusing on Social Justice

The Erasing Racism and Constructing Equity Center for Excellence and Justice, or E-RACE, will be a collaboration of faculty, staff, and prominent experts on racism, social justice, and equity. The center will address all aspects of racism through research, teaching, training, public dialogue, advocacy, and service.

Two HBCUs in South Carolina Partnering in Entrepreneurial Initiative

Two HBCUs in South Carolina Partnering in Entrepreneurial Initiative

Historically Black South Carolina State University, historically Black Claflin University and Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College have entered into a partnership to establish the Orangeburg Regional Innovation Center. 

South Carolina State University Launches Two New Graduate Programs in Education

South Carolina State University Launches Two New Graduate Programs in Education

South Carolina State University, the historically Black educational institution in Orangeburg, has announced the offering of two new graduate-level online programs in the field of education leadership. The university will offer an educational specialist degree program and a doctorate in educational administration.

Colleges and Universities Announces the Hiring of Seven African Americans to Administrative Posts

Colleges and Universities Announces the Hiring of Seven African Americans to Administrative Posts

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.

South Carolina State University President Has His Contract Extended

South Carolina State University President Has His Contract Extended

James E. Clark was named president of the university in 2016. At that time he was a member of the university’s board of trustees. Earlier, Clark had a successful career in business as a vice president of AT&T’s computer division.

South Carolina State University Adds a New Academic Program in Applied Exercise Science

South Carolina State University Adds a New Academic Program in Applied Exercise Science

The new program offers specialized courses to meet students’ academic needs, including biomechanics, foundations of strength and conditioning, foundations of therapeutic exercise, and the applied exercise science senior practicum.

Two HBCUs Sign Partnership Agreement With Manager of Nuclear Site in South Carolina

Two HBCUs Sign Partnership Agreement With Manager of Nuclear Site in South Carolina

Claflin University and South Carolina State University, two historically Black educational institutions have signed a partnership agreement with Savannah River Nuclear Solutions. The Savannah River Site is one of the nation’s most important nuclear laboratories for both energy research and weapons production.

New Administrative Appointments in Higher Education for Seven African Americans

New Administrative Appointments in Higher Education for Seven African Americans

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.

South Carolina State University Recognized as a Leader in Cyber Defense Education

South Carolina State University Recognized as a Leader in Cyber Defense Education

Institutions designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education are recognized by the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for their effective cyber defense programs and curricula.