June 2022

Alcornā€™s Upward Bound program receives $1.8 United States Department of Education grant

By Alcorn State University One of Alcorn State Universityā€™s most recognizable enrichment programs for teenagers recently received a significant grant that would steer them into the future. In May, the United States Department of Education awarded Alcornā€™s Upward Bound program with a $1.8 million Educational Building Corporation grant. The program will receive the funds from

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Claflin Univesity Launches the Institute of Teaching and Nursing

By Claflin University Claflin University, South Carolinaā€™s oldest HBCU and nationally-ranked institution, is advancing its status as a leading and cutting edge academic enterprise via its launch of The Institute of Teaching and Nursing (TITAN) on Tuesday, June 28, 2022. The ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. in Ministersā€™ Hall. TITAN is part of

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Saint Augustineā€™s University Announces the Addition of Award-Winning Engineering Executive to its Board of Trustees

Courtesy of Saint Augustine’s University Saint Augustineā€™s University (SAU)ā€™s Board of Trustees adds new leadership. Tequila Smith, Executive Vice President, and Chief Sustainability Officer, Covanta, brings more than 20 years of executive leadership experience with her. Her leadership will help advance ongoing efforts to reimagine Saint Augustineā€™s University. ā€œIā€™m honored to be joining the SAU

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Howard University Senior Selected for Andscape 2021-2022 Rhoden Fellowship

By Aaliyah Butler Howard University senior journalism major Monet Heath (B.A. ā€™23) has been selected for the 2022-2023Ā Rhoden Fellowship, a year-long journalism training program with Andscape, formerly known as the Undefeated. Heath is a reporter forĀ Spotlight Network,Ā a training organization at Howard for students majoring in broadcast journalism, TV, audio production and film.Ā Heath, a Detroit native,

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Delaware State University receives $1 million for CURE initiative

Written by Delaware State University Delaware State University President Tony Allen was joined on campus today by Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-Del.) and other dignitaries to announce $1 million in Community Project Funding for a Center for Urban Revitalization and Entrepreneurship (CURE) in CentralĀ Dover. The center, the first of its kind in Kent County, will

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Department of Construction Science students win first place in NAHB Student Competition

By Tuskegee University Tuskegee University’s Department of Construction Science National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Student Chapter wins first place in the Four-Year College – Production Home Builder category of the NAHB Student Competition. The team makes history as the first HBCU to win the competition. The NAHB Student Competition was held during the 2022

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Alcorn’s Department of Agriculture presents research during Agricultural Research Service Collaboration Meeting

By Alcorn State University Faculty members from the Department of Agriculture at Alcorn State University showcased their scientific research during a collaboration meeting with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) visited the campus Wednesday, June 22, to listen to several scientific research presentations during the ARS Collaboration Meeting

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‘Class Action’ focuses on Dillard Mock Trial beginning June 28

By Dillard University TheĀ Dillard University Mock Trial TeamĀ is being featured on the fifth episode of theĀ ā€œClass Actionā€ podcast, a twelve-part documentary series that follows four teams that take part in college mock trial competitions across the nation. Listeners will hear the inspiring story of Dillardā€™sĀ historic 2021-2022 season runĀ through the voices of DeAndrĆ© K. Bell II

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