June 14, 2022

Clark Atlanta University to Host 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

By Clark Atlanta University Clark Atlanta University is proud to announce its selection as an Institute Partner for the 2022 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Beginning in mid-June, Clark Atlanta University will host 24 of Africa’s bright, emerging Business leaders for a six-week Leadership in Business Institute, sponsored by the U.S. Department of


FVSU biotechnology students to conduct research at major universities

By Fort Valley State University Eighteen Fort Valley State University plant science-biotechnology S-STEM scholars will gain firsthand experience in a collaborative summer internship program at major research institutions across the nation. These young scientists will spend nine-10 weeks conducting independent research projects in plant biotechnology and genomics. These professional opportunities allow some Wildcats to work


The Department of Chemistry & Physics at Alcorn State University is soaring to new heights with its latest certification.

Courtesy of Alcorn State University The American Chemical Society, or ACS, voted to include Alcorn on the list of its approved institutions. ACS is one of the world’s largest scientific organizations, with a membership of over 151,000 in 140 countries. The organization’s mission is to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners to benefit


GSU STEM Day sparks fun day of learning for area youth

By Casey McGee The Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center on the campus of Grambling State University was electrified with the energy of students being exposed to the power of STEM learning. Saturday’s event was hosted by STEM Grambling State, an affiliate of STEM Global Action, which provides children hands-on experiences with fun STEM-related projects that


IRS taps Stillman College for VITA site

By Stillman College Stillman College will offer free tax preparation for the Tuscaloosa Community beginning January 2023. Stillman College has been approved as a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site for the tax year 2022, a designation that will provide free tax preparation services and tax counseling for low-to-moderate income individuals and families. Both the

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Benedict College Women’s Business Center Receives a $100,000 Grant from the Truist Foundation

Courtesy of Benedict College The Benedict College Women’s Business Center (WBC) announced today it received a $100,000 grant from the Truist Foundation to assist with the implementation of the Benedict College WBC Mobile and Creative Entrepreneurial Demonstration (MCED) Project, a new initiative designed to reach socially and economically disadvantaged women business owners in targeted rural areas


Coppin State University to Host Fired Up! Glass Exhibit

By Robyne McCullough Coppin State University, in collaboration with The American Ceramic Society’s Glass & Optical Materials Division (GOMD), is hosting the FIRED UP! Exhibition, through June 18, 2022. The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Cary Beth Cryor Gallery, located in the James Weldon Johnson Auditorium, on the University campus. FIRED


Jesse H. Jones School of Business earns reaffirmation of accreditation

By Texas Southern University The Jesse H. Jones School of Business at Texas Southern University has received renewed accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). The organization’s peer-review team delivered a rigorous evaluation that included checking strategic management and innovation, and the academic engagement of students and faculty. The AACSB

Waleed Shamsid-Deen Special Envoy and Ambassador for Foreign Direct Investment to the Republic of Sierra Leone meets with FAMU College of Agriculture and Food Sciences Dean Robert Taylor on Wednesday June 1, 2022.

Sierra Leone Special Envoy Visits FAMU CAFS To Discuss Strategic Partnership Opportunities

By Andrew Skerritt Florida A&M University alumnus and Sierra Leone Ambassador Waleed Shamsid-Deen visited his alma mater Wednesday to discuss strategic partnership opportunities with FAMU’s College of Agriculture & Food Sciences (CAFS). Shamsid-Deen, a 1994 FAMU graduate, was appointed in December as Sierra Leone’s special envoy and ambassador for foreign direct investment to promote trade