May 02, 2022

Morris Brown College Announces Full Accreditation

Courtesy of Morris Brown College  Morris Brown College (MBC) is proud to announce it has received full accreditation from the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS), a Virginia-based accreditation agency. TRACS Board of Trustees voted to grant accreditation to MBC on April 26, 2022, at its annual meeting. This monumental achievement came after

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University’s Molecular Diagnostic Lab awarded accreditation

By Delaware State University The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to the Delaware State University DSU Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, the highest standard a testing facility can accomplish. The accreditation was based on a recent on-site inspection of the Kirkwood Highway lab which was opened in December 2020 and at

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Fisk University Receives a Combined $ 1.1Million From Theresia Gouw & her Venture Capital Firm, Acrew

Courtesy of Fisk University “Fisk University is excited to announce an innovative endowment gift from Acrew Capital and its co-founder Theresia Gouw, which combines $1 million in cash with a $1million interest in Acrew’s Diversify Capital Fund (“DCF”), the largest ever venture capital fund with a DEI focus (read more about Acrew’s Diversify Capital Fund in Bloomberg). This gift

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Morehouse College Spring Commencement To Celebrate Class of 2022 on May 15th Alongside Two of the Highest-Ranking Black Men in Congress

By Morehouse College Morehouse College, the nation’s only historically Black college dedicated to developing and educating men, will celebrate the class of 2022 with commencement on Sunday, May 15, 2022, at 9 a.m. on Century Campus at Morehouse College. The 138th Morehouse College Commencement Exercises will be held in addition to other celebratory events held

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Why a bookstore owner is working to make Harriet Tubman Day a reality

By Julianne McShane Jeannine Cook has been fascinated with Harriet Tubman ever since she picked up a book about the abolitionist in her school library as a child. Cook, 38, learned everything she could about Tubman’s life and how she led over 100 enslaved people to freedom before serving in the Union Army during the

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Spelman Names New Center for Innovation & the Arts in Honor of President Mary Schmidt Campbell, Ph.D.

Courtesy of Spelman College Spelman College announced today that it will name the new 84,000-square-foot Center for Innovation & the Arts in honor of Mary Schmidt Campbell, Ph.D., the 10th president of the College. A new “front porch” for Spelman College, the Center for Innovation & the Arts (CI&A), will be a home to Spelman’s thriving

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Alcorn State hosts grand opening of Women’s Business Center in Natchez

Courtesy of Alcorn State University Alcorn State University provides business resources to entrepreneurs with its new business center. The Women’s Business Center at Alcorn held its grand opening, Thursday, April 14, on the Natchez campus. In September 2020, the U. S. Small Business Administration announced grant funding for new SBA Women’s Business Centers. The WBCs

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FAMU To Confer Honorary Degrees on Businessman/Philanthropist William Pickard and Retired Educator Otis Mason

By Andrew Skerritt Florida A&M University (FAMU) will confer honorary degrees on retired educator Otis A. Mason and entrepreneur and philanthropist William F. Pickard, Ph.D. during the Friday, April 29 commencement ceremony. Both men will receive the Doctor of Humane Letters honorary degree. At the 6 p.m. event in the Lawson Multipurpose Center, FAMU alumnus,

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