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Laron Clark Leaves Legacy of Love, Leadership

After nearly 40 years of taking the Hampton University name around the nation, Vice President of Development Laron J. Clark, Jr. left this world Monday, Dec. 11. He celebrated his 80th birthday five days earlier. “I have lost a trusted advisor and a dear, valued friend,”

JCSU comprehensive campaign exceeds $150M milestone

Charlotte, N.C./Dec. 14, 2017—Johnson C. Smith University is proud to announce that the Tomorrow is What WE Make It comprehensive campaign—launched in 2010 by the JCSU Board of Trustees, with a $150-million goal—has secured gifts and commitments totaling $159.4 million as of Dec. 6, 2017.

DELAWARE STATE UNIVERSITY TO HOLD COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY SUNDAY, DEC. 16

DOVER, Del. – Delaware State University will hold its annual December Commencement at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 in the Memorial Hall Gymnasium. Media representatives who plan to cover the graduation ceremony, should contact Carlos Holmes on his mobile phone at (302) 399-5972 upon arriving

NC A&T, Grambling State Headed to Celebration Bowl

By Celebration Bowl PR ATLANTA – The second invitation to the third annual Celebration Bowl to be played on Saturday, Dec. 16, at noon ET from Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta has been extended to the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) college football champion, Grambling State University.

Hampton University Welcomes Dr. Steve Perry

HAMPTON, Va. (Nov. 2, 2017) — Hampton University School of Liberal Arts & Education welcomes innovative educator Dr. Steve Perry to speak at historic Ogden Hall Monday, Nov. 6 at 2 p.m. Perry’s talk, “The Power of Education: Academic Excellence and Community Uplift,” is free

White House, black college heads to meet amid strained ties

By JESSE J. HOLLAND, ASSOCIATED PRESS President Donald Trump on Monday named a lawyer and former NFL player as executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, as the administration faces criticism from those institutions of promises unkept. Jonathan Holifield, who also writes

Lincoln University fights for survival amid pressure on many fronts

The demographics of the Lincoln are not typical of HBCUs; 57% African European American and 47% African American JEFFERSON CITY — Lincoln University is perched high on the hills above Missouri’s capital city, but the school is often overlooked by state government. Lincoln, ignored by