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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.

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.

More HBCUs Reporting Enrollment Increases

More HBCUs Reporting Enrollment Increases

Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens reports the largest entering class in the past six years and there are more new students at Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis than at any time in the university’s history. For the first, time its residence halls are at full capacity.

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.

Three Black Women in New Administrative Roles at Virginia State University

Three Black Women in New Administrative Roles at Virginia State University

Reshuna L. Mahone was appointed vice president for institutional advancement at Virginia State. Annie C. Redd was named special assistant to the president and liaison to the Virginia State University board of visitors and Pamela Tolson was named director of communications at the university.

In Memoriam: James F. Tucker, 1925-2016

In Memoriam: James F. Tucker, 1925-2016

Dr. Tucker served as president of Virginia State from 1968 to 1970 and then served on the economics faculty and was the director of the Center for Economic Education at Virginia Tech from 1970 to 1974.

Encouraging News on Enrollments at Virginia State University

Encouraging News on Enrollments at Virginia State University

Preliminary data for fall enrollments project a 5 percent increase in total enrollments from a year ago. The number of first-year students who have indicated their intention to enroll is up a significant 30 percent from 2015.

Donald E. Palm Named Provost at Virginia State University

Donald E. Palm Named Provost at Virginia State University

Dr. Palm has been serving as a tenured professor in the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and associate provost for undergraduate education at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. He will begin his new job on August 1.

Hampton University Professor Competed for Miss USA Title, Another HBCU Alumna Wins It

Hampton University Professor Competed for Miss USA Title, Another HBCU Alumna Wins It

Desiree Williams, an assistant professor of physical therapy at Hampton University finished in the top 10 at the Miss USA pageant. The winner is an Army commander and an alumna of historically Black Virginia State University.

Old Dominion University Honors Its First African American Rector

Old Dominion University Honors Its First African American Rector

The board of visitors of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, has voted to name the university’s new residence hall after Hugo A. Owens, who led the university’s board of visitors from 1992 to 1993.

The New President of Virginia University of Lynchburg

The New President of Virginia University of Lynchburg

Kathy C. Franklin was named the 18th president of what is now Virginia University of Lynchburg. Founded in 1886, the educational institution’s original name was the Lynchburg Baptist Seminary. Dr. Franklin has been interim president since last October and earlier was provost at the university.

In Memoriam: Charles Frederick Harris, 1934-2015

In Memoriam: Charles Frederick Harris, 1934-2015

Harris served as director of Howard University Press for more than a decade. While in this post, the press published approximately 100 books, predominantly in the social sciences and the humanities.

Eddie N. Moore Jr. Named President of Norfolk State University in Virginia

Eddie N. Moore Jr. Named President of Norfolk State University in Virginia

Moore has been serving as interim president of Norfolk State since 2013 and the board of visitors rewarded him for leading the university when it was placed on probation by its accrediting agency. It has now been removed from probation.

Virginia State University Names Its New President

Virginia State University Names Its New President

Makola M. Abdullah has been serving as provost and chief academic officer at Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida. At the time he earned his doctorate, he was the youngest African American to have ever received a Ph.D. in engineering.

Virginia State University Has Three New African American Administrators

Virginia State University Has Three New African American Administrators

Garvin Maffett was named vice president for institutional advancement. Anthony Thompson is the new associate vice president for institutional advancement and Ronald O. White was named director of government relations.

Honors and Awards for African American Scholars

Honors and Awards for African American Scholars

The honorees are Karelle Aiken of Georgia Southern University, Gina Athena Ulysse of Wesleyan University, Adriel A. Hilton of Western Carolina University, author Jacqueline Woodson at CUNY, Carrie Parker-Taylor, the first Black woman at Indiana University, and Karen Faison of Virginia State University.

Pamela Hammond to Step Down as Interim President of Virginia State University

Pamela Hammond to Step Down as Interim President of Virginia State University

Dr. Hammond has been serving as interim president since January 1, 2015. She is the first woman to serve as president of the university. Dr. Hammond is the former provost at Hampton University.

Virginia State University to Help South African Province on Farming Infrastructure

Virginia State University to Help South African Province on Farming Infrastructure

Under the agreement faculty members at Virginia State University will work with officials in the South Africa to address a “deteriorating farming infrastructure” in the Eastern Cape Province.

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: Wallace T. Dooley Jr. 1947-2015

In Memoriam: Wallace T. Dooley Jr. 1947-2015

Wallace Dooley served as an athletics administrator at several historically Black colleges and universities. In 2001, Dooley was appointed the media relations director and assistant commissioner for the Southwest Athletic Conference.

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.

The New Dean of the College of Education at East Tennessee State University

The New Dean of the College of Education at East Tennessee State University

Terrence Hicks has been serving on the faculty at the Whitlowe R. Green College of Education at Prairie View A&M University in Texas. From 2004 to 2012, Dr. Hicks was on the faculty at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina.

Five New Administrative Appointees at Virginia State University

Five New Administrative Appointees at Virginia State University

The new appointees at Virginia State University are Kevin Davenport, Letizia Gambrell-Boone, Ramona L. Taylor, Pamela L. Munden-Off, and Eddie L. Perry Jr.

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.

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.

Hampton University Provost to Lead Virginia State University

Hampton University Provost to Lead Virginia State University

When she takes office in January, Dr. Pamala Valleria Wilson Hammond will the first woman president in the 133-year history of the Virginia State University. She has served as provost at Hampton University since 2009.

In Memorian: Haskell S. Bingham, 1930-2014

In Memorian: Haskell S. Bingham, 1930-2014

Dr. Bingham, the former provost at Virginia State University, traced his roots to a Virginia slave in 1703. He also was a descendant of the slave Gabriel, who was executed in 1800 for planning a slave rebellion in Richmond.

President of Virginia State University to Step Down

President of Virginia State University to Step Down

After meeting in a three-hour closed-door session with the Virginia State University board of visitors, university president Keith T. Miller announced that he will step down on December 31.

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.

New Report Offers Strategies for Increasing Internationalization Efforts at HBCUs

New Report Offers Strategies for Increasing Internationalization Efforts at HBCUs

Over an 18-month period, the American Council on Education worked closely with seven HBCUs to conduct a review and analysis of their current internationalization efforts and to develop a strategic plan for enhancing those efforts.

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.

HBCUs Come to the Big Apple

HBCUs Come to the Big Apple

The Seventh Annual Big Apple Classic took place in New York City, pitting Virginia Union University against Virginia State University and Howard University against Delaware State University.

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.

STEM Alliance of Washington-Area HBCUs Is Producing Results

STEM Alliance of Washington-Area HBCUs Is Producing Results

The Washington-Baltimore-Hampton-Roads Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation is a consortium of universities that is working to increase opportunities for underrepresented students in STEM fields.