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In Memoriam: Norris Allen Edney, 1936-2017

In Memoriam: Norris Allen Edney, 1936-2017

Dr. Edney was a long-time faculty member who served as both acting president and interim president of Alcorn State University in Mississippi.

Robert Carr Is the New Provost at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Robert Carr Is the New Provost at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Robert Z. Carr has been serving as a professor and dean of the School of Education and Psychology at Alcorn State University in Mississippi. Earlier in his career, Dr. Carr was dean of the School of Education and Behavioral Sciences at Langston University in Oklahoma.

Website Ranks the HBCUs With the Best Online Program Offerings

Website Ranks the HBCUs With the Best Online Program Offerings

Online College Plan’s new listing the “Top 20 Best Historically Black Colleges with Online Programs” ranks HBCUs by the quality of the online education provided as well as by the number of online programs offered, and the ease in which students can take these courses.

Alcorn State University to Offer Bachelor's Degree Programs at Its Vicksburg Location

Alcorn State University to Offer Bachelor’s Degree Programs at Its Vicksburg Location

Alcorn State University, the historically Black educational institution in Mississippi, has announced that it will now offer bachelor’s degree programs at its Vicksburg Expansion Center. Previously, students at the Vicksburg location could take courses only leading to an associate’s degree.

Museum Operated by Tougaloo College Earns Status of National Historical Landmark

Museum Operated by Tougaloo College Earns Status of National Historical Landmark

On January 11, the United States Department of Interior designated the home of civil rights leader Medgar Evers in Jackson, Mississippi, as a national historic landmark. Evers was gunned down in the driveway of the home on June 12, 1963.

Tougaloo College in Mississippi to Offer a New Pre-Law Program

Tougaloo College in Mississippi to Offer a New Pre-Law Program

Students in the program will be required to take 18 credit hours to qualify for the pre-law minor. Required courses include two semesters of constitutional law, legal research, legal writing, the legal environment of business, and the logic and effective thinking.

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.

In Memoriam: Aaron Shirley, 1933-2014

In Memoriam: Aaron Shirley, 1933-2014

Dr. Shirley was the first African American resident at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He served as a clinical instructor in the department of pediatrics at the University of Mississippi for more than 40 years.

Black Undergraduates at Two HBCUs Participate in Prostate Cancer Research

Black Undergraduates at Two HBCUs Participate in Prostate Cancer Research

Students from two historically Black educational institutions in Mississippi – Jackson State University and Tougaloo College – participated in a 10-week program this summer involving prostate cancer research at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Eight HBCUs Sign Agreement With China's Ministry of Education

Eight HBCUs Sign Agreement With China’s Ministry of Education

Eight historically Black colleges and universities have signed an agreement with the China Education Association for International Exchange. The agreement calls for 1,000 scholarships for students at the HBCUs to study abroad in China.

Tougaloo College and Brown University Celebrate and Expand Their 50-Year Partnership

Tougaloo College and Brown University Celebrate and Expand Their 50-Year Partnership

Over the past half century, historically Black Tougaloo College in Mississippi and Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, have collaborated on academic programs and participated in student and faculty exchanges.

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.

Tougaloo College Enters the Television Business

Tougaloo College Enters the Television Business

The college has purchased a commercial television station that is affiliated with MyNetworkTV and is broadcast over the area’s major cable systems.

Six HBCUs Awarded Grants From the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Six HBCUs Awarded Grants From the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

The grants ranging from $800,000 to $1.4 million will assist these schools in their efforts to create more engaging science classes.