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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.

In Memoriam: Frederick Stephen Humphries, 1935-2021

In Memoriam: Frederick Stephen Humphries, 1935-2021

Dr. Humphries served as president of Florida A&M University from 1985 to 2001. Earlier, he was president of Tennessee State University in Nashville from 1974 to 1985.

Tennessee State University Offers African Students Access to Online Coding Classes

Tennessee State University Offers African Students Access to Online Coding Classes

Tennessee State University, the historically Black educational institution in Nashville, announced a dual enrollment partnership through the African Methodist EpiscopalChurch that gives students in western and southern Africa access to digital resources to develop their technology skills.

Tennessee State University May Be the First HBCU to Have an Ice Hockey Team

Tennessee State University May Be the First HBCU to Have an Ice Hockey Team

A feasibility study is underway that will answer questions about how viable is hockey at Tennessee State, and what needs to happen to put teams on the ice. The proposed program would be the first at a historically Black university and also the first college ice hockey program in the state of Tennessee.

A Potential Financial Windfall for Historically Black Tennessee State University

A Potential Financial Windfall for Historically Black Tennessee State University

In 1913, the state legislature stipulated that Tennessee State should receive 25 percent of the federal land grant funds allocated to the state. But from 1957 to 2007, the historically Black university did not receive land grant allocations. A state legislative committee said that Tennessee State is entitled to between $150 million and $544 million.

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Four African Americans

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Four African Americans

Taking on new administrative duties are Robyn S. Hadley at the University of Virginia, Shaun Lewis at Dillard University in New Orleans, Debbi Howard at Tennessee State University in Nashville, and Shajuana L. Dennard at Talladega College in Alabama.

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.

Partnership Allows Students to Obtain Three Degrees in Engineering Fields

Partnership Allows Students to Obtain Three Degrees in Engineering Fields

Students participating in the 2+2+2 program will earn an associate’s degree at Motlow State Community College, a bachelor’s degree at historically Black Tennessee State University, and a master’s degree in industrial engineering at the University of Tennessee.

In Memoriam: Quincy L. Robertson, 1934-2021

In Memoriam: Quincy L. Robertson, 1934-2021

Quincy Robinson served on the staff at Paine College in Augusta, Georgia for 32 years, retiring in 1999 as chief financial officer.

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.

Tennessee State and Meharry Medical College Debut an Accelerated Degree Program

Tennessee State and Meharry Medical College Debut an Accelerated Degree Program

The new Dr. Levi Watkins Jr. Medical, Dental Accelerated Pathway Program will allow students to spend three years in the pre-med program at Tennessee State University before going on to study medicine or dentistry at Meharry. The result is total completion in seven years, instead of the customary eight years. 

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.

New Academic Partnership Aims to Increase Diversity in the Field of Veterinary Medicine

New Academic Partnership Aims to Increase Diversity in the Field of Veterinary Medicine

Historically Black Tennessee State University has partnered with the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine to help agriculture students at Tennessee State transition to veterinary school once they complete their bachelor’s degrees.

New Assignments in Higher Education for Four Black Faculty Members

New Assignments in Higher Education for Four Black Faculty Members

Taking on new roles are Kevin Haggard at Tennessee State University in Nashville, Lisa Beckley-Roberts at Jackson State University in Mississippi, Jamal Duncan in the School of Music at Arizona State Univerity, and Moses T. Kairo of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

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.

Governors State University in Illinois Appoints Cheryl Green as Its Sixth President

Governors State University in Illinois Appoints Cheryl Green as Its Sixth President

Last year, Dr. Green was appointed interim chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. At that time she was vice chancellor of student affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Earlier, Dr. Green served as assistant vice president of student affairs at Tennessee State University.

Tennessee State University Pitches In to Help Families in Need Due to the Pandemic

Tennessee State University Pitches In to Help Families in Need Due to the Pandemic

Historically Black Tennessee State University in conjunction with Second Harvest Food Bank and One Generation Away, hosted a contact-free, mobile food pantry distribution outside the university’s indoor athletic facility. More than 500 families were served.

Four African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts

Four African Americans Who Have Been Appointed to New Administrative Posts

Taking on new administrative roles in higher education are Mikki Allen at Tennessee State University in Nashville, Doneisha Posey at Ivy Tech Community College in Indianapolis, TaJuan Wilson at Georgia Southern University, and Joan Williams at Salisbury University in Maryland.

Tennessee State University on the Front Lines of the Battle Against COVID-19

Tennessee State University on the Front Lines of the Battle Against COVID-19

Tennessee State University is using its 3D printing assets to design and manufacture headbands that are one of three components of face masks that are used by healthcare professionals. The College of Agriculture is producing hand sanitizer.

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.

Former Tennessee State University Faculty Member Given Posthumous Honor

Former Tennessee State University Faculty Member Given Posthumous Honor

The Tennessean, the daily newspaper in Nashville, has named a conference room in its headquarters to honor the late Getahn Ward, a reporter for the paper and an alumnus and adjunct faculty member at historically Black Tennessee State University.

Three African Americans Who Are Stepping Down From University Administrative Posts

Three African Americans Who Are Stepping Down From University Administrative Posts

Teresa Phillips, director of athletics at Tennessee State University, and E. Royster Harper, vice president for student life at the University of Michigan, are retiring. Harry Elam will step down from his post as vice provost for undergraduate education at Stanford University.

In Memoriam: Paul Elritt Meacham, 1936-2019

In Memoriam: Paul Elritt Meacham, 1936-2019

Dr. Meacham was the first African American to earn a Ph.D. in education at the University of Texas and the first African American to serve as president of a college or university in the state of Nevada.

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.

Apple Is Providing a Free Continuing Education Course to the Tennessee State Community

Apple Is Providing a Free Continuing Education Course to the Tennessee State Community

Under the agreement Apple will provide Tennessee State alumni the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of app design and app development for free. Computer Applications for Educational Leaders is being offered through the university’s School of Graduate and Professional Studies.

Student-Operated Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy Clinic Opens at Tennesee State

Student-Operated Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy Clinic Opens at Tennesee State

There are now 38 student-run physical therapy clinics at colleges and universities nationwide. But the clinic at Tennessee State University in Nashville is the first such clinic at a historically Black college or university.

The New Leader of the College of Education at Tennessee State University

The New Leader of the College of Education at Tennessee State University

Tennessee State University in Nashville has named Jerri A. Haynes as the new dean of the College of Education. Dr. Haynes was an associate professor and assistant dean of the College of Education at Fort Hays State University in Kansas.

New Administrative Positions for 10 African Americans at Colleges and Universities

New Administrative Positions for 10 African Americans at Colleges and Universities

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.

In Memoriam: McDonald Williams, 1917-2019

In Memoriam: McDonald Williams, 1917-2019

Dr. Williams served as director of the Honors Program at Tennessee State University for 23 years before his retirement in 1988. He also spent 30 years at the university serving as a professor of English.

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.

New Assignments for Five Black Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

New Assignments for Five Black Faculty Members at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new duties are Ngonidzashe Munemo at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, Dan-el Padilla Peralta at Princeton University, Douglas M. Haynes at the University of California, Irvine, Frances Williams at Tennessee State University, and Eric Mayes at the University of Arkansas.

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.