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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.

Honors for Three Black Scholars

Honors for Three Black Scholars

The honorees are Archie Wade, a retired professor of kinesiology at the University of Alabama, Adriel Hilton of Grand Valley State University, and John Idowu of New Mexico State University.

In Memoriam: James Alexander Hood, 1942-2013

In Memoriam: James Alexander Hood, 1942-2013

Hood was one of two Black students who successfully integrated the University of Alabama in 1963. He spent only two months on a hostile campus before transferring to Wayne State University. Many years later, he returned to the University of Alabama to earn a doctoral degree.

Joyce Stallworth Appointed Associate Provost at the University of Alabama

Joyce Stallworth Appointed Associate Provost at the University of Alabama

Since 2004, she has been senior associate dean of the College of Education at the university and has been on the University of Alabama faculty since 1995.

In Memoriam: Yvonne Kennedy, 1945-2012

In Memoriam: Yvonne Kennedy, 1945-2012

She has served as an Alabama state representative since 1970 and was the former president of Bishop State Community College. She held a doctorate from the University of Alabama.

Notable Awards to African Americans in Higher Education

Notable Awards to African Americans in Higher Education

Samaa Abdurraqib of Bowdoin College, Bobby Wilson of the University of Alabama, and the department of Afro-American studies at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst have been selected for prestigious honors.

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.

Curtis Reynolds Earns Promotion at the University of Florida

Curtis Reynolds Earns Promotion at the University of Florida

He was promoted to vice president for business affairs.