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Tuskegee University Enters Partnership to Aid Agriculture Development in Nepal

Tuskegee University Enters Partnership to Aid Agriculture Development in Nepal

Historically Black Tuskegee University in Alabama is partnering with Sathguru Inc., the global consulting firm based in India, and the Nepal Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU) on a project to boost rural agricultural production in Nepal. The initiative is being funded by a $5 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development.

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.

Tuskegee University Forms Partnership With Auburn University to Address Healthcare Inequality

Tuskegee University Forms Partnership With Auburn University to Address Healthcare Inequality

The agreement calls for a commitment to blend resources and intellectual capacity to address racial and health disparities in communities across the state of Alabama. Through faculty research and outreach collaborations, both universities will work to address lack of healthcare access and other social and health inequities in the local areas.

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.

Tuskegee University Students Offered an Accelerated Path to a Law Degree

Tuskegee University Students Offered an Accelerated Path to a Law Degree

The new 3+3 degree program allows for Tuskegee students to attend the first year of law school at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, after finishing their junior year at Tuskegee, therefore earning a bachelor’s degree followed by a juris doctorate in six years instead of seven.

New Administrative Duties for Six African Americans in Higher Education

New Administrative Duties for Six African Americans in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative duties at colleges and universities are Rolundus Rice at Tuskegee University in Alabama, Marquisha Frost at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, Tiffany Murphy at Dillard University in New Orleans, Joe Brooks at Virginia Union University in Richmond, Joy L. Jefferson at Hampton University in Virginia, and John Gardner at Prairie View A&M University in Texas.

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.

Tuskegee University Partners With the University of California, Berkeley on Data Science Initiative

Tuskegee University Partners With the University of California, Berkeley on Data Science Initiative

The initiative is beginning this summer with an eight-week course on the Berkeley campus for 13 Tuskegee students. This fall, a data science course will be offered at Tuskegee co-taught by faculty at both universities. In the summer of 2023, the initiative expects to launch an undergraduate research program.

Tuskegee University to Offer a Liberal Studies Major for Nontraditional and Traditional Students

Tuskegee University to Offer a Liberal Studies Major for Nontraditional and Traditional Students

The bachelor of arts and bachelor of science in liberal studies will be fully online for non-traditional students seeking to complete undergraduate degrees they started previously. An on-ground adaptation of the degree programs in liberal studies will be available to all students.

Six Universities Announce the Appointments of African Americans to Administrative Posts

Six Universities Announce the Appointments of African Americans to Administrative Posts

Taking on new administrative posts are Kenitra Horsley at Queens University of Charlotte, Dwayne Murray at Syracuse University in New York, Sharron T. Burnett at Edward Waters University in Jacksonville, Florida, J. William Nicholas at Tuskegee University in Alabama, Tamara Michel Josserand at the University of Washington, and Catherine Edmonds at North Carolina Central 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.

Tuskegee University Enters Partnership With USAID

Tuskegee University Enters Partnership With USAID

In support of the U.S. government’s Feed the Future initiative to end hunger, Tuskegee University and USAID will partner domestically and internationally in the areas of food safety and security, farming and extension, animal health and pathology, and human health and welfare.

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.

Three African Americans Who Are Assuming New University Administrative Duties

Three African Americans Who Are Assuming New University Administrative Duties

Reginald Ruffin was named director of athletics at Tuskegee University in Alabama. Valeda F. Dent was appointed vice provost of libraries and the museum at Emory University in Atlanta and Melanie E. Jones was appointed vice president for advancement, research, and economic development at Grambling State University in Louisiana.

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.

Tuskegee University Appoints S. Keith Hargrove as Its Next Provost

Tuskegee University Appoints S. Keith Hargrove as Its Next Provost

Dr. Hargrove has been serving as dean of the College of Engineering at Tennessee State University. He previously served as chairperson of the department of industrial, manufacturing & information engineering in the Clarence Mitchell, Jr. School of Engineering at Morgan State University in Baltimore.

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.

Communications Programs at Tuskegee University and Auburn University Enter Partnership

Communications Programs at Tuskegee University and Auburn University Enter Partnership

Under the agreement, Auburn University and Tuskegee University will offer joint programs in various communication specializations. The association also sets in place a program through which students can earn a bachelor’s degree in communication from Tuskegee and then a master’s degree in communication from Auburn.

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 American

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African American

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.

In Memoriam: Wendell Carl Baker, 1946-2021

In Memoriam: Wendell Carl Baker, 1946-2021

In 1976, Dr. Baker joined the faculty at Prairie View A&M University, where he taught agricultural science. He also was the manager of the university’s farm. He taught at the university until 1984 and then devoted his full time to the Baker Veterinary Clinic, which he had opened in Prairie View in 1978.

In Memoriam: Harold Alonza Franklin, 1932-2021

In Memoriam: Harold Alonza Franklin, 1932-2021

On January 4, 1964, Harold Franklin enrolled at Auburn University as a graduate student in history. He was the first Black student to enroll at Auburn. After completing his studies, he was not allowed to defend his master’s degree thesis and was not awarded his degree. This injustice was not corrected until 2020.

Tuskegee University Partners With Auburn University for Undergraduate STEM Research

Tuskegee University Partners With Auburn University for Undergraduate STEM Research

Historically Black Tuskegee University in Alabama has entered into an agreement with Auburn University in Alabama to provide opportunities for Tuskegee students to explore new educational and career paths in research mentorships in STEM fields with Auburn graduate students and faculty.

In Memoriam: JoAnne Adams Lofton, 1937-2021

In Memoriam: JoAnne Adams Lofton, 1937-2021

A native of Forsyth, Georgia, Lofton’s grandfather was the founder of what is now Grambling State University in Louisiana. She served as a faculty member and administrator for the University of Nebraska-Omaha for more than 30 years.

Charlotte Morris Appointed the Ninth President of Tuskegee University in Alabama

Charlotte Morris Appointed the Ninth President of Tuskegee University in Alabama

For over three decades, Dr. Morris has served in several roles at Tuskegee University including chief of staff to the president and secretary to the board of trustees. Most recently, Dr. Morris served as the director of the university’s Title III program.

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.

Voorhees College Announces That It Will Transition to University Status in 2022

Voorhees College Announces That It Will Transition to University Status in 2022

Elizabeth Evelyn Wright, who studied at what was then the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, founded Denmark Industrial School in 1897 in South Carolina. New Jersey philanthropist Ralph Voorhees and his wife donated $5,000 to buy the land and build the first building. Next April, Voorhees Colege will become Voorhees University.

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.

Tuskegee University Establishes the Aerospace Education Research and Innovation Center

Tuskegee University Establishes the Aerospace Education Research and Innovation Center

The Aerospace Education Research and Innovation Center will conduct two-year research projects in the areas of fatigue damage tolerance, experimental aerodynamics, and the performance of materials and components under extreme environmental conditions. The U.S. Department of Defense is supporting the center with a $2 million grant.

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.