The death of Mr. George Floyd, the latest in a terrible series of events, deeply disturbs me. I am distressed that just blocks from Shaw University, the HBCU where I serve as president, our neighbors woke on Sunday morning to scenes of destruction and loss.
ITTA BENA, Miss.—President Dr. Jerryl Briggs, Sr. announced today that Mississippi Valley State University (MVSU) will be providing partial refunds for select Spring 2020 expenses to eligible MVSU students. “For the past several weeks, we have worked diligently to accommodate our students, faculty, staff and
Women’s Council for Philanthropy luncheon raises $30K for scholarships, honors JSU President Emeritus Peoples, wife
(JACKSON, Miss.) – The Women’s Council for Philanthropy at Jackson State University honored President Emeritus Dr. John A. Peoples and former first lady Mary Peoples recently at an honorary luncheon that raised more than $30,000 to establish an endowed scholarship for JSU students. “Dr. Peoples made a
Delaware State University placed an exclamation mark on its embrace and acceptance of everyone on campus during a March 2 Diversity and Inclusion Kickoff event in the MLK Jr. Student Center. The event – attended by administrators, faculty, staff, and students – was the culmination of
Jefferson City, Missouri– As a best practice, the President, Dr. Jerald J. Woolfolk, and the Board of Curators, launched an extensive review of Lincoln University’s fiscal operations to identify opportunities to improve fiscal performance and operational efficiencies. The University engaged The Wesley Peach tree Group,
Florida A&M University (FAMU) President Larry Robinson, Ph.D., called the unveiling of the statue of tennis legend and FAMU alumna Althea Gibson in New York City “a special day” for all Rattlers. “It’s a very inspirational moment for me to hear these tennis giants talk about
Dr. William R. Harvey, President of Hampton University, Speaks at Liberty University’s 2019 Convocation
LYNCHBURG, Va. (August 27, 2019) – Hampton University’s President, Dr. William R. Harvey, spoke at Liberty University’s Convocation on Wednesday, August 23, delivering a powerful message of leadership, service and character, and receiving two standing ovations during his allocution. Liberty’s President, Jerry Falwell Jr., introduced Dr.
(NSU NEWSROOM—Aug. 22, 2019) — After conducting a national search, Norfolk State University administrators have selected Vincent M. Moore to serve as the new Chief of Police and Public Safety. Moore brings decades of leadership experience in federal law enforcement and the military. His expertise
Dr. Cheryl Evans Jones, Acting President, announced that the Paine College Family will celebrate the life and legacy of the late Dr. Julius Samuel Scott, Jr., President Emeritus, on Friday, August 23rd at 11:00 am in the Gilbert-Lambuth Memorial Chapel. The memorial service will be