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Howard University College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences Redefines Healthcare Education with Two New Online Degree Programs

Written By The Howard University Newsroom Staff The Howard University College of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences (CNAHS) will redefine healthcare education with the launch of two innovative online degree programs scheduled to begin in 2024. The Master of Health Administration (MHA) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs will equip students with the skills and knowledge needed to lead in today’s dynamic and intricate healthcare landscape while providing a flexible learning experience. The launch of an MHA program makes Howard University the only Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in the Washington, D.C. area to offer a fully online MHA program. While the healthcare workforce has

TD SYNNEX Executive Beth Simonetti To Speak At Claflin University

Written by Clark Atlanta University Beth Simonetti, executive vice president and chief human resource officer at TD SYNNEX, will speak at Claflin University from 2 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19, in the Orange and Maroon Room at Corson Hall. A “Q &A” session is scheduled after her remarks. Simonetti’s Claflin includes meetings with University administrators, faculty, and School of Business students to discuss career, internships, and partnership opportunities.  Simonetti’s presentation and “Q &A” session can be seen live via zoom (see link below). “This visit by TD SYNNEX’s chief human resource officer (CHRO) to Claflin marks a significant opportunity

Morehouse School of Medicine Looks to Disrupt Health Inequities

By Liann Herder At Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM), disrupting and erasing health disparities is more than just part of their mission statement. Health equity is something MSM leaders, faculty members, and students work toward every day. “As a medical school, our first priority is to train physicians, researchers, and other healthcare professionals. However, as an historically Black medical school (HBMS), we have a larger mission,” says Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, President and CEO of MSM. “African Americans and people of color continue to face challenging health disparities when compared to whites. For example, Blacks suffer higher incidences of diabetes,

Stillman Receives Multi-Million Dollar Grant for New Research Facility

Courtesy of Stillman College Stillman College President Yolanda W. Page joins Congresswoman Terri Sewell as she announces a $7.9 million grant for a new Biomedical Research Facility. Ahead of her town hall meeting on the Stillman College campus, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell presented a check in the amount of $7.9M to Stillman President Dr. Yolanda W. Page to fund the construction of the Stillman Chronic Disease Research and Training Shared Facility. It will serve as the College’s first facility dedicated entirely to research. The facility will enhance institution-wide research programs and facilitate collaborations with research-intensive partners to transform the College’s

Former CNN Anchor Guest Speaker For TSU Fall Commencement

By Kelli Sharpe Tennessee State University will hold its fall commencement Saturday, December 9, 2023, at 9 a.m. in the Gentry Center Complex. Nearly 700 students will walk the stage to receive their degrees during the ceremony. This year’s speaker is award-winning journalist and former CNN anchor Don Lemon. Lemon anchored the long-running CNN primetime program, Don Lemon Tonight as well as CNN This Morning. “I was honored to get the invitation from President Glenda Glover to be the guest speaker for this important milestone in a student’s life,” said Lemon. “I look forward to sharing parts of my journey

HU Announces Career Readiness Events to Prepare Students for High Demand and Public Service Careers Featuring Notables such as Ving Rhames

Courtesy of Hampton University HU’s Federal Government Day, “Level Up to Public Service,” will kick off the three-day series. “Federal Government Day is a major career readiness opportunity for Hampton University students to connect with leaders from federal government agencies,” said Linda Malone-Colon, Ph.D., dean, HU School of Liberal Arts and Education. “Students will have the opportunity to learn the benefits of a career in the federal government and public service, explore paid internships and career opportunities and even receive hands-on instruction on navigating the federal jobs portal.” Students will also receive assistance in creating a federal resume, connect with

Center for Rural Health and Economic Equity Receives $2.2 Million to Improve Health Equity

Written By Tuskegee University Tuskegee University leaders are committed to ensuring that everyone has access to quality healthcare. Through the Center for Rural Health and Economic Equity, the university is helping to take groundbreaking steps toward advancing health equity in underserved communities and has just been awarded $2.2 million to support that effort. The grant provided by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Maternal Health Research Collaborative for Minority-Service Institutions Research Centers represents a significant milestone in the mission to address health disparities, particularly in maternal health, among marginalized populations. The $2.2 million grant is dedicated to providing resources

Morehouse College To Launch AI Sports Course

By Nyah Peebles Morehouse College has partnered with The Student Freedom Initiative and Stats Perform, a global leader in AI solutions for the sports industry to launch an “AI in Basketball” course. Per Business Wire, the partnership aims to offer education about applications of AI in sports, provide internships, and expand job opportunities upon graduation for students attending AUCC member institutions. “The promise of AI in sports is emerging; leveraging sports is a perfect pathway to expose our HBCU students to the foundational principles of AI and address the wealth gap by better positioning them for the in-demand jobs of the future,” Student Freedom Initiative

Jackson State University students gain real-world opportunities at Honeywell HBCU leadership summit

Written by Jackson State University Jackson State University is proud to announce that five students were among an elite group chosen to attend the Honeywell HBCU Leadership Summit in Charlotte, North Carolina. The summit offered a unique platform for HBCU students to gain essential professional development skills such as resume crafting, delivering impactful elevator pitches, mastering interview techniques, effective networking, and exploring internship opportunities. Mya Thomas, one of the selected students, expressed her gratitude, “Being chosen to represent Jackson State University as one of 33 students at the Honeywell HBCU Leadership Summit was an honor. Learning from experienced and new

Amazon and Howard University Announce Inaugural Fellowship and Gift Project Awards

Written By Hayya Shah As part of a collaboration that was announced and then subsequently expanded earlier this year, Amazon and Howard University have announced the 2023 recipients of their gift project awards and doctoral fellowship. These accolades recognize individuals whose proposed projects fulfill the collaboration’s mission to bring differentiated research to the forefront. Funded by Amazon and housed in the College of Engineering and Architecture, the gift project awards support faculty research projects with an initial focus on machine learning (ML) and natural language processing (NLP). The doctoral fellowship award funds an independent research project conducted by a Ph.D. candidate in ML and NLP.

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