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Shaw University Postpones Spring 2020 Commencement

University’s decision reflects commitment to the well-being of students, employees in the face of COVID-19 outbreak Raleigh, NC — (March 20, 2020) – – Shaw University today announced that its spring commencement ceremony has been postponed until December 2020. The Board of Trustees and administration made the

JSU cancels all university-sponsored events, postpones spring commencement

Jackson State University Coronavirus Update:  In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Jackson State University’s Acting President Thomas K. Hudson announces that all university-sponsored events are canceled for the duration of the semester and said this decision will affect spring commencement ceremonies. Hudson said, “It is

Voorhees Officially Transitions Online

Denmark, S.C.- Voorhees College will officially be transitioning to online courses effective Monday, March 23, in light of the continued spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the current state of the national emergency. The institution is committed to continuing its mission to provide a quality education to

Shaw University Cancels SNCC60 Celebration Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Planned week of events had included appearances by nationally recognized civic/social leaders, activists, journalists Raleigh, NC — (March 17, 2020) – – Shaw University today announced that, as part of its comprehensive COVID-19 response, they have canceled the week-long observance of the 60th anniversary of the founding

Shaw Divinity Postpones 47th Annual Alexander/Pegues Ministers’ Conference

Raleigh, NC — (March 17, 2020) – The Shaw University School of Divinity today announced the postponement of the 47th annual Alexander/Pegues Ministers’ Conference due to concerns about COVID-19. Originally scheduled for April 1-3, 2020, the new date for this highly anticipated annual conference has not

CIAA Announces Bowling Championship Cancellation Due to COVID-19 Concerns

CIAA Announces Bowling Championship Cancellation Due to COVID-19 Concerns CHARLOTTE, NC – Based on developing information regarding the COVID-19 virus and the recent announcements made by NCAA and its Advisory Panel, the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announced today that the 2020 Women’s Bowling Championship, scheduled