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Two African Americans Appointed to Positions as Deans

Two African Americans Appointed to Positions as Deans

J. Leon Washington was named dean of enrollment management at Villanova University in Pennsylvania and Michael Adams, a professor of public affairs at Texas Southern University, was named interim dean of the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at the university.

Four Black Scholars Taking on New Roles at Colleges and Universities

Four Black Scholars Taking on New Roles at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new assignments are Kosali Simon at Indiana University, Juli Grigsby at Haverford College in Pennsylvania, Bobby L. Wilson at Texas Southern University in Houston, and Marcus Bellamy at Boston University.

Two African Americans Named to Leadership Posts at Universities in Texas

Two African Americans Named to Leadership Posts at Universities in Texas

Soncia Reagins-Lilly was named dean of students and vice president for student affairs at the University of Texas at Austin and James Douglas was appointed interim dean at the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University in Houston.

Texas Southern University Team Wins International Entrepreneur Competition

Texas Southern University Team Wins International Entrepreneur Competition

The Texas Southern University team showcased their RadBlok device, an electromagnetic chip that improves cellphone reception, increases cellphone battery life, and protects the user from unwanted radiation.

Texas Southern University Partners With Lone Star College

Texas Southern University Partners With Lone Star College

Under the agreement, students who earn associate’s degrees at Lone Star College will be helped in transferring to Texas Southern University and will be provided with academic counseling. Students who earn credits at Texas Southern University but leave school, will be able to use those credits to obtain an associate’s degree at Lone Star College.

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.

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.

Texas Southern University Teams Up With Verizon for STEM Summer Program

Texas Southern University Teams Up With Verizon for STEM Summer Program

The Verizon Minority Male Makers Program @ Texas Southern University is designed to introduce male middle school students from underrepresented groups to the high-tech skills and concepts that will lead them to better career opportunities.

Texas Southern University Chooses Its Next President

Texas Southern University Chooses Its Next President

Austin A. Lane has been serving as executive vice chancellor of Lone Star College System based in The Woodlands, Texas. From 2009 to 2015, Dr. Lane was president of the Montgomery campus of Lone Star College.

New University Administrative Posts for Five African Americans

New University Administrative Posts for Five African Americans

Taking on new administrative duties are Valerie I. Harrison at Temple University, David M. Grubb at Dillard University, Margo Foremen at Iowa State University, Adrienne J. McNeil-Washington at Lehigh University, and Yvette Barker at Texas Southern University.

In Memoriam: Holly Adrienne Hogrobrooks, 1940-2016

In Memoriam: Holly Adrienne Hogrobrooks, 1940-2016

As a student at Texas Southern University in 1960, Hogrobrooks was one of the leaders of a student movement that staged the first lunchcounter sit-in Houston.

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Three African Americans

New Administrative Posts in Higher Education for Three African Americans

The African Americans in new administrative posts in higher education are Eva K. Pickens at Texas Southern University, Adriel A. Hilton at Grambling State University in Louisiana, and Howard Blue at Yale University Health.

Texas Southern University President to Step Down at the End of the Academic Year

Texas Southern University President to Step Down at the End of the Academic Year

John M. Rudley has served as the eleventh president of Texas Southern University in Houston since 2008. Earlier, he was interim chancellor of the University of Houston System and interim president of the University of Houston.

Only Half of the Law Schools at HBCUs Have a Majority of Blacks in Their Student Bodies

Only Half of the Law Schools at HBCUs Have a Majority of Blacks in Their Student Bodies

This brief snapshot of the six law schools at historically Black universities compares enrollments, selectivity, and bar passage rates.

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.

In Memoriam: Ray Floyd Wilson, 1926-2015

In Memoriam: Ray Floyd Wilson, 1926-2015

Ray F. Wilson taught chemistry at Texas Southern University in Houston for 42 years. In 1953, he was the first African American to earn a Ph.D. in chemistry at the University of Texas at Austin.

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.

African American Adjunct Professor Wins a Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance

African American Adjunct Professor Wins a Grammy Award for Best Choral Performance

Melissa Givens is an adjunct professor at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, and Texas Southern University in Houston. She is also a doctoral student in music at the University of Houston.

Ronald A. Johnson Appointed President of Clark Atlanta University

Ronald A. Johnson Appointed President of Clark Atlanta University

Since 2011, Dr. Johnson has been dean of the School of Business at Texas Southern University in Houston. He is the former dean of the College of Business at Western Carolina University. Dr. Johnson will become president of Clark Atlanta University on July 1.

James Ward Named Provost at Texas Southern University in Houston

James Ward Named Provost at Texas Southern University in Houston

Dr. Ward has served in this role on an interim basis since May 2014. Earlier he was dean of the School of Communication at the university for nine years. He holds a Ph.D. from Wayne State University in Detroit.

Ranking the HBCUs on the Debt Levels of Their Graduates

Ranking the HBCUs on the Debt Levels of Their Graduates

The average debt level of college graduates in 2013 was $28,400. But some HBCUs are among the schools where students have the lowest average debt and some are among the schools with the highest debt level for graduating students.

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.

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 First African American to Win a Major Award in Aviation Education

The First African American to Win a Major Award in Aviation Education

I. Richmond Nettey is the associate dean of the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability, and Technology at Kent State University in Ohio. He is being honored by the University Aviaton Association.

Texas Southern University to Offer Two New Degree Programs in Engineering

Texas Southern University to Offer Two New Degree Programs in Engineering

This spring, Texas Southern University in Houston will begin a bachelor’s degree program in civil engineering. In the fall of 2015, a new bachelor’s degree program in computer and electrical engineering will be offered.

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.

Sierra Club Names Its New Award After a Texas Southern University Dean

Sierra Club Names Its New Award After a Texas Southern University Dean

The Sierra Club has announced the establishment of a new award that will honor an individual or a group that has done outstanding work in the area of environmental justice. The award will be named after Dr. Robert Bullard, one of the founders of the environmental justice movement.

HBCU Football Coming to the Bahamas

HBCU Football Coming to the Bahamas

This fall two historically Black colleges and universities will square off in an intercollegiate football game in the Bahamas. The game is being cosponsored by the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and the HBCUX network.

Two African American Women Win Prestigious Awards

Two African American Women Win Prestigious Awards

Charlene Dukes, president of Prince George’s Community College is honored by the American Council on Education and Merline Pitre of Texas Southern University shares an award for her book.

HBCUs Don't Fare Well in the Law School Rankings of  U.S. News

HBCUs Don’t Fare Well in the Law School Rankings of U.S. News

Of the nearly 200 law schools in the U.S., Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C., ranked 135th. This was the highest-ranking law school at a HBCU.

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.

A New Confucius Institute Comes to the Campus of Texas Southern University

A New Confucius Institute Comes to the Campus of Texas Southern University

Universities and school systems that establish a Confucius Institute receive support from the government of China to develop Chinese language and cultural courses. The institute at Texas Southern will be the only one in the Houston area.

Two HBCUs in Texas Adding New Residence Halls

Two HBCUs in Texas Adding New Residence Halls

Prairie View A&M University and Texas Southern University are both adding major new residence hall complexes to their campuses.

Texas Southern University Suspends Its Marching Band After Alleged Hazing Incident

Texas Southern University Suspends Its Marching Band After Alleged Hazing Incident

The Ocean of Soul marching band was suspended after allegations that one section of the band engaged in a a hazing incident.

One Third of All Teams Banned by the NCAA From Postseason Play Are at HBCUs

One Third of All Teams Banned by the NCAA From Postseason Play Are at HBCUs

The football teams at Hampton, Texas Southern, and North Carolina A&T as well as the basketball teams at the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff and Mississippi Valley State did not past muster on the NCAA’s Academic Progress Rate.

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.