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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.

Richmond Honors Virginia Union University Students Who Protested Jim Crow

Richmond Honors Virginia Union University Students Who Protested Jim Crow

On February 22, 1960, 34 students from Virginia Union University were arrested for staging a sit-in at a segregated lunchcounter of a downtown department store. The city has now honored this group with a historical marker.

W. Franklin Evans Takes the Reins at Voorhees College in South Carolina

W. Franklin Evans Takes the Reins at Voorhees College in South Carolina

Dr. Evans is the former provost and chief academic officer at South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, where he also served as interim president. Earlier in his career, he was vice president of academic affairs at Virginia Union University in Richmond.

Yale Worker Breaks Stained Glass Window That Depicted Slaves

Yale Worker Breaks Stained Glass Window That Depicted Slaves

A dishwasher at the Calhoun residential college at Yale University, used a broom handle to punch out a stained glass window that depicted slaves carrying cotton. Yale later said that the windows depicting scenes from the life of slavery defender John C. Calhoun would be removed.

In Memoriam: Raymond Gavins, 1942-2016

In Memoriam: Raymond Gavins, 1942-2016

Dr. Gavins joined the faculty at Duke in 1970. He was the first African American to join the faculty of Duke’s history department. Dr. Gavins was promoted to associate professor in 1977 and to full professor in 1992.

Jessica Bailey to Lead Fort Valley State University

Jessica Bailey to Lead Fort Valley State University

Jessica Bailey will serve as acting president of Fort Valley State University in Georgia until July 1 when current president Ivelaw Griffith leaves office. On July 1, Dr. Bailey will become interim president of the 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.

A New Master's Degree Program at Virginia Union University

A New Master’s Degree Program at Virginia Union University

Virginia Union University in Richmond has announced that it will be offering a new master’s degree in curriculum and instruction. It is the first graduate program at the university offered outside the university’s School of Theology.

New Book Documents the History of Virginia Union University

New Book Documents the History of Virginia Union University

The book is only the third published history of the institution and the first available in general circulation since 1925. It has been published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the founding of the institution in 1865.

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: S. Dallas Simmons, 1940-2014

In Memoriam: S. Dallas Simmons, 1940-2014

Dr. Simmons served as president of two historically Black educational institutions: St. Paul’s College in Lawrenceville, Virginia, and Virginia Union University in Richmond.

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.

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

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

The appointees are Patricia A. Johnson at Lehigh University, Crystal Crockett at Virginia Tech, Ryann Randall at Ohio State, Joseph Taylor at Virginia Union University, and Andre Warner at The Lincoln University.

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.

Marsha Taylor Horton to Lead the College of Education at Delaware State University

Marsha Taylor Horton to Lead the College of Education at Delaware State University

Dr. Horton, a graduate of Sweet Briar College who holds a doctorate from the University of Illinois, has been serving as associate professor and dean of the School of Education at Virginia Union University in Richmond.

Marsha Horton to Lead the College of Education at Delaware State University

Marsha Horton to Lead the College of Education at Delaware State University

Dr. Horton was an associate professor and dean of the School of Education at Virginia Union University in Richmond. She will take on her new duties on August 19.

David Adewuyi Promoted to Full Professor at Virginia Union University

David Adewuyi Promoted to Full Professor at Virginia Union University

Professor Adewuyi also serves as director of the Center for International Studies and coordinator of the Secondary Education Program at the university. He came to Virginia Union in 2009 after teaching at Albany State University in Georgia.

Virginia Union University Builds Its First New Residence Hall in Nearly Half a Century

Virginia Union University Builds Its First New Residence Hall in Nearly Half a Century

The new Robert J. Brown Living and Learning Center is a $15 million complex that includes a conference and seminar facility as well as residential suites that will house 240 students.

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 Next Provost of Virginia Union University

The Next Provost of Virginia Union University

Julius Scipio has been serving as vice president for academic affairs at Fort Valley State University in Georgia.

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.

Virginia Union University Receives a Major Gift to Finance a New Campus Center

Virginia Union University Receives a Major Gift to Finance a New Campus Center

Robert J. Brown, founder, chair, and CEO of B&C Associates, a consulting, research, and pubic relations firm, is donating $2 million.