June 17, 2022

FAMU Marching ‘100’ Invited to Perform at Louis Vuitton Men’s Fashion Show in Paris

By Andrew Skerritt Florida A&M University’s Incomparable Marching “100” Band is scheduled to appear at the Louis Vuitton Men’s Paris Fashion Week Show. The invitation is for 35 band members and 10 accompanying staff to perform at the June 23 show at the world-renown Louvre museum in Paris, France. “It’s wonderful for the Marching “100” to

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Coppin State University Announces Three Executive Appointments for Academic Affairs Posts

By Coppin State University Coppin State University President Anthony L. Jenkins, Ph.D. today, announced the appointments of Pamela Richardson Wilks, Ph.D., as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs; Stephan T. Moore, Ed.D., as Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs; and James G. Stewart, Ph.D., as Associate Vice President for Student Development and Achievement. The three executive appointees will

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Hampton Football Receives Highest NCAA APR Rating Among HBCU and Big South Football Programs, Other Programs Also Score High

Courtesy of Hampton University The NCAA released the Academic Progress Rate report for the 2020-21 academic year. The Hampton University Football program received the highest score among all HBCU football programs and Big South Football Programs. Hampton Football’s score of 966 is the highest score the football program has received since the NCAA started the

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Grambling State receives 900 gallons of Benjamin Moore paint worth $81,000

By Grambling State University Despite the gray clouds overhead today, Grambling State University were surrounded by a portion of the 900 gallons of high quality paint donated by Benjamin Moore. Valued at $81,000, the donation was garnered by the advocacy of 2002 alumnus Eric Bowie who serves as Senior Manufacturing Manager at Benjamin Moore. When

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Stillman Alumni Deltas hold milestone event

Courtesy of Stillman College Alumnae Divas gift $2,000 gift to Stillman, announce fundraising campaign The Alumnae Divas of Stillman College hosted their “Diamond Celebration of Epsilon Eta: 60 Years of ‘Certified’ Sisterhood” on May 20-22, 2022 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The ADSC consists of members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. who were duly initiated into

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Jackson State University awarded $2.8M toward Upward Bound programs

By Kyle Kidd The U.S.  Department of Education recently awarded Jackson State University two Upward Bound grants of $1.4 million individually, which shall be dispersed annually over five years totaling $2.8M. This is the first UB grant for JSU since 2017. “As a former Upward Bound participant, I am very excited to add the Upward Bound

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TSU’s Millicent Lownes-Jackson Receives National HBCU Business Deans Roundtable Highest Honor

By Emmanuel Freeman Dr. Millicent Lownes-Jackson, dean of the TSU College of Business, has received the coveted Milton Wilson Award for exceptional service. The award is given by the National HBCU Business Deans Roundtable, an organization dedicated to providing a forum for deans of HBCU business schools to address opportunities and challenges associated with enhancing business

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Howard University Center for Sickle Cell Disease Marks 50th Anniversary

By Sholnn Z. Freeman The Howard University Center for Sickle Cell Disease celebrates its 50th anniversary with a symposium focused on the history of the landmark institution on Friday, June 17. The event coincides with World Sickle Cell Awareness Day, which will be commemorated on Sunday, June 19. All former directors of the center, except founder Dr. Roland B.

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