(JACKSON, Miss.) — Maxine Greenleaf, executive director for JSU’s Department of Communications and Marketing, recently shared at a virtual boot camp with other higher-education professionals her institution’s measured response after an active-shooter event led to a brief shutdown of the HBCU campus late last year.
Statement on the Death of George FloydByDr. William R. HarveyPresidentHampton University The current state of affairs in our nation today saddens and enrages me. Equal justice under the law is a cornerstone of liberty, but this was not the case with Mr. George Floyd. He
Laffey-McHugh Foundation donates $100K along with gifts from The Links of Wilmington, the Delaware State University Alumni Association and many more “I never knew how big my village was until I went through a crisis.” Delaware State University Sophomore Kennedy Graham Dover, DE – In response
HAMPTON, Va. – Hampton University President, Dr. William R. Harvey honors the 54 years of continuous service and dedication from Jewel B. Long, Dean of Residence Life, by renaming John S. Kennedy Hall’s lobby in her honor. Long is set to retire in January. Kennedy
Denmark, S.C.- Voorhees College recently raised$10,700 during its sixth annual United NegroCollege Fund (UNCF) Corporate and CommunityLuncheon to support student scholarships.The luncheon recognized UNCF students scholarship recipients and provided the sponsors in attendance with an opportunity to meet them. Joy Felder, one of the recipients,
BY NICOLE GYE’NYAME Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the U.S. were initially established to provide Blacks access and entry to institutions of higher education. Brown versus Board of Education and the Civil Rights Movement, in the 1950s and 1960s made historical gains to end
Denmark, S.C.- Voorhees College recently held its second Meet and Greet Brunch with the Faith-Based Community,where Dr. W. Franklin Evans, ninth president and CEO, had the opportunity to invite several local pastors and church representatives to campus to continue building church relations.The brunch began with
DENT: Dr. Deborah Dent is the chief information officer at Jackson State University. During National HBCU Week in D.C., she joined other institutions for a panel discussion on creating smart campuses. They aim to bolster their research and funding.Contacts: Maxine R. Greenleaf, executive director, 601-979-2272, firstname.lastname@example.org
THURGOOD MARSHALL COLLEGE FUND STATEMENT ON U.S INACTION ON THE FUTURE ACT Washington, DC (September 26, 2019) – “The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) is sincerely disappointed by U.S. Senate Health, Labor, Education and Pensions Chairman Lamar Alexander’s decision to object, again, to the passage
TMCF encourages the U.S. Senate to swiftly follow suit and pass this legislation Washington, DC (September 17, 2019) – “The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) applauds the United States House of Representatives passing the Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act tonight.