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Endowed Chair Named for Walter E. Massey, Alumnus and the Ninth Morehouse President
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Endowed Chair Named for Walter E. Massey, Alumnus and the Ninth Morehouse President

June (2018)– Morehouse College’s ninth President, Walter E. Massey ’58, has become the first Morehouse President and living alumnus to have an endowed chair named in his honor. With assistance from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the College has established the Walter Eugene Massey Endowed Chair of Physical Science, President David A. Thomas announced during … Continue reading

Library of Congress and HBCU Library Alliance
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Library of Congress and HBCU Library Alliance

June (2018) — More EXCITING NEWS, the HBCU Library Alliance is partnering with the University of Delaware on a library conservation/preservation intern project.  Twenty-seven applications were received from undergraduate HBCU students for five fully-funded, eight-week summer internships in library and archives preservation at five nationally-recognized library preservation/conservation laboratories. Thanks to the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, the University of Delaware … Continue reading

CCC Fit for Life Program Extended for Third Cycle
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CCC Fit for Life Program Extended for Third Cycle

June (2018)– Coahoma Community College’s (CCC) Fit for Life program was recently awarded $144,152 by the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation. The program aims to help CCC employees, students and the community improve their quality of life by providing access to fitness equipment, wellness activities and information on living a healthier lifestyle. So … Continue reading

Howard University To Receive Major Investment From Boeing Through Thurgood Marshall College Fund
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Howard University To Receive Major Investment From Boeing Through Thurgood Marshall College Fund

June (2018)– Boeing, the world’s largest aerospace and aircraft manufacturing company, recently announced a $6 million investment in future technology professionals attending eight Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), including Howard University. The investment was created through a partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), the nation’s largest organization exclusively representing the black college … Continue reading

Apply for DLF Forum Fellowships by July 6!
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Apply for DLF Forum Fellowships by July 6!

June (2018)— A DLF Forum update: the 2018 Forum fellowship application is now open! These awards include support for students, new professionals, established professionals, members of underrepresented groups, HBCU affiliates, and members of our partner GLAM organizations (AIC, MCN, and VRA), and are meant to enable a diverse group of practitioners to attend the conference. All fellowships except … Continue reading

Common Mission, Common Ground report
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Common Mission, Common Ground report

June (2018) — I’m excited to share the “Common Mission, Common Ground” report on the HBCU Library Alliance’s collaboration with the Digital Library Federation.  As you recall, the HBCU Library Alliance partnered with the Digital Library Federation to organize the IMLS-funded unconference and fellowship opportunity at the 2017 Digital Library Federation forum in Pittsburgh, PA. … Continue reading

“Black-ish” Creator Kenya Barris and Wife Donate $1 Million to Alma Mater
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“Black-ish” Creator Kenya Barris and Wife Donate $1 Million to Alma Mater

May (2018) — TV producer and writer Kenya Barris, and his wife, Dr. Rainbow Barris, have given a gift of $1 million to Clark Atlanta University (CAU). Kenya Barris will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters during Commencement Convocation at Clark Atlanta University on Monday, May 21, at 8 a.m. in the Panther Stadium, … Continue reading