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Governor Parson Signs Legislation Creating HBCU Week

By: Lincoln University

On June 16, during a signing ceremony at the State Capitol, Governor Mike Parson signed six pieces of legislation into law, including Senate Bill (SB) 718, which establishes Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Week among other provisions. Lincoln will incorporate HBCU week with its annual homecoming events each September.

“We are happy to be joined by Senator Washington and Representative Shields to sign SB 718 into law,” Governor Parson said. “Missourians are proud that our state is home to two Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and this legislation will help bring awareness and deserving recognition to these institutions.” Read more.

Fort Leonard Wood’s Education Center Hosts Pinning Ceremony For New Nurses
Kelly Scarbrough receives her nursing pin from Lincoln University School of Nursing Program Coordinator Megan Titus at the May 3 pinning ceremony in Lincoln Hall Auditorium. (Photo credit: Brian Hill/Fort Leonard Wood Public Affairs Office)
The Truman Education Center at Fort Leonard Wood hosted a pinning ceremony on May 3 for 21 graduates from Lincoln’s School of Nursing program. The graduates completed all courses and lab work necessary to earn their undergraduate Associate of Applied Science degree. Read more.
LU Work Experience Outreach Day 2022
The Special Education program of the School of Education partnered with Lincoln University Food Service and Maintenance Management (Sodexo) to host a Work Experience Outreach Day for Capital City High School students on April 3.The students attended a lecture related to careers in the food service industry, met the building and grounds manager, spoke with Lincoln University students majoring in nursing, psychology, and education, met with financial aid, visited the bookstore, toured the campus, and received a warm send-off from President Mosley. Click to view photos from the event.
Nursing Sisters Find Solace in Each Other During Pandemic
Sisters Jenny Akin, a nurse of nine years, and Maggie Morris, a Lincoln University nursing student and care technician work at SSM St. Mary’s Hospital in Jefferson City. (Ryan Pivoney/News Tribune photo)
Maggie Morris, a nursing student at LU, and her sister, Jenny Akin, share a passion for nursing and St. Mary’s hospital. Morris was awarded the Sister Mary Jean Ryan-Lincoln University Nursing Scholarship by the St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation in April.

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