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New AKA President Glenda Glover Gives $50K for HBCUs
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New AKA President Glenda Glover Gives $50K for HBCUs

July (2018)–  Dr. Glenda Glover, the new international president of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., (AKA) kicked off her role by donating $50,000 to the sorority’s Educational Advancement Foundation, specifically for historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Glover’s donation at the sorority’s recent Boule gathering in Houston was lauded as a commitment to education – … Continue reading

House Bill Provides $8M for HBCU Historic Preservation Fund
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House Bill Provides $8M for HBCU Historic Preservation Fund

July (2018) —  Advocates for historically Black colleges and universities are praising the passage of a U.S. House of Representatives “minibus” appropriations bill that will increase funding for the HBCU Historic Preservation Fund if approved by the Senate for fiscal year 2019. Earlier this year, the H.R. 6147 bill originally set aside $5 million for … Continue reading

Fisk President’s Tenure Off To A Strong Start – Local Institution Reports Record 2017-2018 Fundraising Totals
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Fisk President’s Tenure Off To A Strong Start – Local Institution Reports Record 2017-2018 Fundraising Totals

July (2018) — For two consecutive years, Fisk University has posted record fundraising totals. The unaudited fundraising totals exceeded $7.7 Million (excluding private grants) and alumni giving participation increased to over 33%. The turnaround, in large part, can be attributed to a growing number of Nashville donors and a tremendously dedicated group of alumni ambassadors. … Continue reading

CAU Receives More Than $4.5 Million in Grants for Upward Bound, HBCU C.A.R.E.S.
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CAU Receives More Than $4.5 Million in Grants for Upward Bound, HBCU C.A.R.E.S.

July (2018) — Clark Atlanta University recently received two grants totaling more than $4.5 million. The first grant lays the groundwork for a new legacy within the Department of Counseling Education, while the second continues the 50-year legacy of CAU’s Upward Bound program. “These grants demonstrate that our cutting-edge research and commitment to making college … Continue reading

North Carolina Central University student and Library of Congress Intern, Miranda Clinton, blogs about her experience
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North Carolina Central University student and Library of Congress Intern, Miranda Clinton, blogs about her experience

July (2018)–  Miranda Clinton. I am a junior history major from North Carolina Central University and I have the opportunity of interning with the conservation division at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC for eight weeks. My love for reading, continual participation in my libraries, and learning new things is what spurred me into … Continue reading

Coahoma Community College (CCC) Awarded $252,465 Campus Consortium Grant To Implement Mobile App
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Coahoma Community College (CCC) Awarded $252,465 Campus Consortium Grant To Implement Mobile App

July (2018)– Campus Consortium, the largest global education association of schools, colleges and universities, awards Coahoma Community College (CCC) a $252,465 Grant to implement a Mobile Campus App for students and faculty.   Located in Coahoma County, Mississippi, about four miles north of the city of Clarksdale, Coahoma Community College is accredited to award the Associate … Continue reading

Guilford County Pan-Hellenic Council presents a $23,400 check to Bennett College
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Guilford County Pan-Hellenic Council presents a $23,400 check to Bennett College

July (2018) — On Saturday, June 23, 13 chapters of the Guilford County Pan-Hellenic Council presented a $23,400 check to Bennett College President Dr. Phyllis Worthy Dawkins, more than doubling their fund raising goal of $10,000 for the College. Later that day, the GCPHC held a fish fry, and members plan to donate all proceeds … Continue reading