June 08, 2022

Lincoln University Students, Staff and Faculty Benefit from LinkedIn Learning, Academic Impressions Professional Development

By Lincoln University of Missouri Professional development at Lincoln University of Missouri has taken on a new dimension with the university’s recent investment in LinkedIn Learning for students, staff, and faculty and in Academic Impressions, a leadership, personal development, and skills-based training resource for higher education faculty and staff. These educational tools help develop business, technology-related and creative

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FVSU Launches New Master of Social Work Program

Courtesy of Fort Valley State University Fort Valley State University today announced it will offer a new Master of Social Work (MSW) program both in-person and online. The graduate-level program will focus on mental health, addiction, and clinical behavioral health. Internship and fieldwork placements will allow students to further their understanding of addiction and mental

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Brown Girls Do Gymnastics to Host Inaugural Gymnastics Camp July 19 on the Campus of the Fisk University

By Fisk University Brown Girls Do Gymnastics’ 6th Annual Conference will be hosted on the campus of Fisk University. This year’s conference will be preceded by a 3-day intensive gymnastics camp for upper-level gymnasts ages 13 & up, Camp Islaℱ – Fisk. “We are removing obstacles for Black and brown girls to get the training,

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TSU Students Among Brightest Minds Selected For Thurgood College Fund Inaugural Apple Engineering & Innovation Program

By Alexis Clark Three Tennessee State University students have been selected to participate in the inaugural class of Apple’s Engineering & Innovation (E&I) Program. The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) announced that Derrion Boyce, Ashleigh Thomas and Tenille Cochran are the TSU Apple Scholars for the program. All showed their gratitude for the scholarship award of

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Xavier Alum Receives 2022 Black Engineer of the Year Award in STEM for Professional Achievement, Gives Back to Current Xavierites

Courtesy of Xavier University of Louisiana Xavier alum Dr. Leonard Lightfoot (‘04) was recently announced as the recipient of the 2022 Black Engineer of the Year Award in STEM for Professional Achievement after being nominated by the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Sensors Directorate. Dr. Lightfoot is also a co-founder of the Black Coffee Company, a company guided

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The UNCF’s Month-Long Initiative “HBCU Bound” Partners With Michelle Obama’s College Signing Day

By Sammy Approved The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) launched their month-long initiative titled “HBCU Bound,” in celebration of high school graduates heading to historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in conjunction with former First Lady Michelle Obama’s ongoing “College Signing Day” campaign. “HBCU Bound” is a nationwide student advocacy and recruitment initiative in collaboration with UNCF’s National Alumni

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Saint Augustine’s University Announces the Nation’s First HBCU Urban Access Hub to Advance Equity in Education

Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) was founded in 1867 to educate freed slaves in Raleigh, North Carolina. Today, SAU officially announces the nation’s first HBCU Urban Access Hub to advance equity in education by taking the HBCU experience to urban communities where there is no HBCU. “Despite the gains that African Americans have made, too many

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Two Award Winning Black Journalists Bring Their Teaching Talent To Cheyney

Courtesy of Cheyney University In their day jobs, Ernest Owens is Editor at Large at Philadelphia Magazine and Amanda VanAllen anchors the morning news on WPHL-TV. Both award-winning African American journalists have now brought their talent and experience to Cheyney University of Pennsylvania to share with students in the classroom. Assistant Professor of Communication Arts

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The Fourth Annual Morehouse College Human Rights Film Festival Announces Early Selection Films and Inaugural Advisory Board

By Morehouse College Morehouse College, the nation’s only college dedicated to educating and developing men of color, announced the expanded dates, early selection films, and new advisory board for the Fourth Annual Morehouse College Human Rights Film Festival (MCHRFF), scheduled for September 20-24, 2022 in-person on the Morehouse campus and The Plaza Theatre. The five-day

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