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Dillard University sets $1M GivingTuesday goal

NEW ORLEANS — After a final count of more than $800,000 in gifts in 2020, Dillard University is raising the bar for the 2021 GivingTuesday. The annual 24-hour day of online giving will be November 30, 2021. GivingTuesday, which falls on the Tuesday after “Black

Kirkland & Ellis to announce $5M gift to Dillard University

Dillard University’s Center for Racial Justice to receive $5 million gift from Kirkland & Ellis  NEW ORLEANS — Kirkland & Ellis has announced that Dillard University’s Center for Racial Justice will receive a $5 million gift to create an endowment to fund paid internships at

Rev. Solomon Jackson, Jr. donates $200,000 to Voorhees College

Denmark, S.C. – Rev. Dr. Solomon Jackson, Jr. has donated $200,000 to Voorhees College to support student scholarships. The official check presentation was during halftime at the Voorhees homecoming men’s basketball game, Nov. 13. “It is vital that we prepare our children for meaningful careers

TSU Receives Grant from the Baker Hughes Foundation

Texas Southern University has been selected as one of four Historically Black Colleges and Universities to receive a $125,000 grant from the Baker Hughes Foundation for the 2021-22 academic year. The grants, totaling $800,000, are part of the Foundation’s long-running mission to promote education and

Fisk Receives $2.5 Million Gift to Establish Risk Management Institute

Fisk University is thrilled to announce a $2,500,000 gift from the R.I.S.E. Opportunity Foundation to support the development of the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Risk Management Institute. The Institute will focus on preparing Fisk students for outstanding careers in the insurance industry. Over the past five