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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.

The Next Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

The Next Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

Professor Kecia Thomas currently serves as senior associate dean in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Georgia. She is the division dean for the social and behavioral sciences and also manages the college’s faculty affairs functions. Dr. Thomas is also a professor of industrial/organizational psychology and African American studies.

University Study Finds Racial Bias in Selection of Patients for Cancer Clinical Trials

University Study Finds Racial Bias in Selection of Patients for Cancer Clinical Trials

Examples of the stereotypes discovered in the interviews of medical school researchers included perceptions that African Americans were less knowledgeable about cancer research studies, less likely to participate out of altruism or simply less likely to complete all facets of the research study.

Anthony Purcell Reelected President of a National Law Enforcement Agency

Anthony Purcell Reelected President of a National Law Enforcement Agency

The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies maintains a body of standards to consistently improve accreditation management in law enforcement. The commission recently reelected Anthony Purcell of the University of Alabama at Birmingham as its president.

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.

Four Black Scholars Appointed to New Posts in Academia

Four Black Scholars Appointed to New Posts in Academia

Taking on new assignments are Gbemende Johnson at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, Dwight Radcliff Jr. at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California, Raymond E. Samuel at North Carolina A&T State University, and Martha Dawson of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Two African American Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Two African American Women Scholars Who Are Taking on New Assignments

Maria F. Frederick has been named the Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Religion and Culture in the Candler School of Theology at Emory University and Monica Baskin, a professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, has been named president of Jefferson County Health Partnership.

A Quartet of African Americans Scholars Who Are Taking on New Roles

A Quartet of African Americans Scholars Who Are Taking on New Roles

The African American scholars who are taking on new assignments are Leelannee Malin of Howard University in Washington, D.C., Chris Lebron of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, John Gates at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, and Monica Baskin of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Three African American Men Appointed to Public Safety Posts in Academia

Three African American Men Appointed to Public Safety Posts in Academia

Anthony Purcell of the University of Alabama at Birmingham has been elected president of the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. Xavier Redmond at Mississippi Valley State University and Marc R. Partee at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania will head up university public safety departments.

Study Finds Black Women Have Higher Risk of Stroke at an Earlier Age Than White Women

Study Finds Black Women Have Higher Risk of Stroke at an Earlier Age Than White Women

The researchers believe it is the first study to evaluate whether the stroke risk in men and women at a particular age is similar for White men and women compared to Black men and women.

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.

University Study Finds Diet Is the Major Reason for High Blood Pressure Among African Americans

University Study Finds Diet Is the Major Reason for High Blood Pressure Among African Americans

A recent study led by scholars at the University of Alabama at Birmingham has found that diet is the predominant factor explaining why African-Americans are more likely to develop higher blood pressure than their White counterparts.

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.

Miles College Partners With the University of Alabama at Birmingham

Miles College Partners With the University of Alabama at Birmingham

Under the agreement, students with high grade point averages in undergraduate programs in computer and information sciences or management information systems at Miles College can be accepted into an accelerated master’s degree program in health informatics.

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.

A Trio of Black Women Scholars Honored With Notable Awards

A Trio of Black Women Scholars Honored With Notable Awards

The honorees are Gloria Billingsley of Jackson State University in Mississippi, Sandra McGee of the School of Social Work at the University of Iowa, and Janice Jackson of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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.