September 29, 2023

UAPB Founder Joseph Carter Corbin Paved the Way for African American Higher Education in Arkansas

Written by University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB),¬†currently celebrating its year-long sesquicentennial, along with the local community, will celebrate¬†‚ÄúProfessor Joseph Carter Corbin Day‚ÄĚ on Wednesday, September 27, 2023.¬†Seating for the event is limited, and individuals are highly encouraged to join via livestream at¬†www.youtube.com/uapbtelevision. Corbin‚Äôs awe-inspiring legacy of

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Coppin Golf Classic Raises $100,000 to Support Student Athletes

Written by Coppin State University Coppin State University raised $100,000 to support the needs and development of Coppin State student athletes, during the 20th Coppin Golf Classic, held September 20, at Greystone Golf Course, in White Hall, MD. The Coppin Golf classic met its $100,000 fundraising goal for 2023, and surpassed the amount raised during

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Philander Smith College Celebrates Historic Milestone: Inaugural Cohort of CNA Program Pinned

Written By Philander Smith College Philander Smith College is honored to announce a significant moment in its history as it proudly pinned the first cohort of its Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program on Thursday, June 15, 2023. The inaugural cohort, consisting of Leilana Holmes, Susie Bryant, Ashley Thomas, and Ayanna Allen, has achieved an exceptional

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State-run, land-grant HBCUs are owed more than $13 billion, the White House says

By Ayana Archie Land-grant, historically Black colleges and universities have missed out on more than $13 billion they should have gotten in the last three decades or so, according to letters the Biden administration sent to the governors of 16 states appealing to them to invest more money in HBCUs. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona and Agriculture Secretary

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U.S. soldier Travis King is back in American custody after North Korea expels him

By¬†Stella Kim,¬†Patrick Smith,¬†Courtney Kube¬†and¬†Mosheh Gains SEOUL, South Korea ‚ÄĒ¬†Travis King, the U.S. Army private who¬†intentionally ran across the border¬†into¬†North Korea¬†this summer, is in U.S. custody in China, U.S. officials said Wednesday, shortly after the isolated East Asian country said it would expel him. ‚ÄúU.S. officials have secured the return of Private Travis King from the

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JSU student organizations observe Constitution Day with local and state elected officials and candidates

By Anthony Howard Jackson State University’s student organizations are observing Constitution Day by launching the JSU Votes Civic Engagement Initiative. On September 19, JSU Votes and student chapter of the NAACP hosted two events, Politics on the Plaza and Meet the Candidates. Politics on the Plaza provided local and state candidates time to speak to

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TSU Welcomes First African American Female Crew Member of Air Force One

By Angel Higgins Senior Master Sergeant Wanda Joell visited the TSU as a part of an Academic Lecture Series Tennessee State University had the pleasure of welcoming Senior Master Sergeant Wanda Joell as guest speaker for the ‚ÄúDreams In Flight‚ÄĚ Academic Workshop. Sergeant Joell is the first African American female to serve as a permanent

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