Dr. Simmons served as president of two historically Black educational institutions: St. Paul’s College in Lawrenceville, Virginia, and Virginia Union University in Richmond.
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HBCU Preservation Foundation’s Stan Ashemore asks, “Why are we not there for HBCUs now as they were for us so many years ago?”
St. Paul’s College, the historically Black college in Lawrenceville, Virginia, held its 125th commencement last month. Now we learn that it may well be its last. The college has informed the Southeastern Association of Colleges and Schools that is will cease operations as of June 30.
Here is this week’s news of grants won by historically black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.