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Four Black Scholars Selected to Receive Notable Awards

Four Black Scholars Selected to Receive Notable Awards

The honorees are JoAnne Epps, dean of the law school at Temple University in Philadelphia, Virginia Caples of Alabama A&M University, Julia Bryan of Pennsylvania State University, and Charles A. Watson of the University of Rhode Island.

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.

Two African Americans in New Administrative Posts at U.S. Universities

Two African Americans in New Administrative Posts at U.S. Universities

Vicki T. Sapp was appointed director of community and organizational development at the University of Rhode Island and Timothy V. Johnson was named director of the Tamiment Library at New York University.

University of Rhode Island Scholars Mount Online Educational Effort for Kenya Educators

University of Rhode Island Scholars Mount Online Educational Effort for Kenya Educators

With terrorism in East Africa becoming an increasing concern, the African Teacher Foundation has turned to University of Rhode Island faculty and students to conduct online training for teachers in East Africa.

University of Rhode Island Graduate Wants to Restock the Libraries of His Native Liberia

University of Rhode Island Graduate Wants to Restock the Libraries of His Native Liberia

Emmanuel Logan, a native of Liberia and a 33-year-old alumnus of the University of Rhode Island, is collecting used textbooks and is raising money through online T-shirt sales to ship the books to Liberia.

University of Rhode Island Students Provide Bikes for Africans

University of Rhode Island Students Provide Bikes for Africans

Students in a community service class in the political science department at the University of Rhode Island have collected 80 used bicycles for shipment to the African nations of Ghana and Uganda.

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.

Six African Americans Named to Key Administative Posts in Higher Education

Six African Americans Named to Key Administative Posts in Higher Education

Patricia Green-Powell, Joyce A. Jones, Carnell Jones, Quincy Birdsong, Deborah Archer, and Lionel Anderson are taking on new duties.

Five African Americans With New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Five African Americans With New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

Raphael Moffett, Barbara J. Johnson, Naomi R. Thompson, Harriet Davis, and Henry W. Taylor have been named to new positions.