January 2022

Jackson State University selected as recipient of Getty Images grant to digitize rarely seen imagery from archival photographic library

by Jackson State University Jackson State University today announced it is one of four recipients of the inaugural Getty Images Photo Archive Grant for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), an initiative aimed at preserving and amplifying the invaluable visual history of HBCUs. Funding from the grant will support the digitization of roughly 50,000 archival photographs


Del State receives $438,000 grant for Parkinson’s Disease research

Written by Delaware State University Newsroom Staff, Delaware State University recently received a $438,000 three-year grant from the NIH’s Institutes of Neurological Disorders and Stroke in support of research to combat Parkinson’s Disease. Dr. Y. Hwan Kim, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, and principal investigator on the project, said his lab is looking for ways to


Claflin University Selected as Recipient of Getty Images to Uncover and Digitize Rarely Seen Imagery From Its Archival Photographic Library

Courtesy of Claflin University Claflin University today announced it is one four recipients of the inaugural Getty Images Photo Archive Grant for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), an initiative aimed at preserving and amplifying the invaluable visual history of HBCUs. Funding from the grant will help digitize roughly 50,000 archival photographs from Claflin University’s library, including stories


Savannah State University Hosts Telfair Museums’ Friends of African American Arts Exhibition for Black History Month

By Savannah State University Savannah State University’s Visual and Performing Arts Program is hosting a special exhibition in collaboration with the Telfair Museums’ Friends of African American Arts (FAAA) in honor of Black History Month. The exhibit will be located in the university’s Kennedy Fine Arts Gallery from February 1 through 28, 2022. The gallery

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Coppin State University Selected by Complete College America for $2.5 Million Initiative to Drive Digital Learning Innovation

Courtesy of Coppin State University Complete College America (CCA) has selected six Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) to take part in a first-of-its-kind Digital Learning Infrastructure (DLI) initiative. As a national leader focused on building movements to transform postsecondary education and drive college completion, CCA will work alongside these partner institutions to reimagine how


CSU Expands Access to Community College Students Through Montgomery College Partnership

Written by Coppin State University Newsroom The CSU College of Business hosted a signing ceremony, in November, to commemorate an articulation agreement establishing a transfer partnership between Montgomery College and the CSU College of Business. Held in the Tawes Center Ballroom, on the campus of CSU, the signing between President Anthony Jenkins and Montgomery College


Stillman College, SIU School of Law pact aims to increase diversity among attorneys

By David Miller Stillman College and Southern Illinois University Carbondale have signed a memorandum of understanding to help students from the historically Black liberal arts college enroll and earn a degree from the SIU School of Law, with the aim of diversifying the legal profession. Parties from both Stillman and SIU School of Law formalized their agreement Wednesday. Stillman


In Memoriam: Edward D. Irons, Ph.D., Former Head of Business at Howard University, Dies at 98

Written by the Howard University Newsroom Staff, Howard University regrets to share news of the passing of Edward D. Irons, Ph.D., at the age of 98. Irons served as the head of the business department at Howard University before the School of Business was formerly established in 1970. “Dr. Irons was a pioneer and visionary in business education who provided the foundation for what would become our


Delaware State University’s COB receives grant to help minority-owned small businesses

Courtesy of Delaware State University Delaware State University’s College of Business has been awarded a two-year $200,000 grant from the University of Delaware’s Small Business Development Center to be a part of its Community Navigator Program to help underserved businesses access critical resources. Del State’s College of Business (COB) is part of a statewide coalition organized

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