Florida State University Alum Sandra Phoenix Leads at the HBCU Library Alliance
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Florida State University Alum Sandra Phoenix Leads at the HBCU Library Alliance

June (2016) –Alumna Sandra Phoenix (M.S. ’07) shines when she has a close connection to her work. That’s why non-profit and social services interests her. She’s combined that passion with her passion for library science as the executive director for the HBCU (Historically Black Colleges & Universities) Library Alliance. Dedicated to developing library leaders, preserving collections and planning … Continue reading

Mentoring the Gap
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Mentoring the Gap

Jamal Fisher (2016)—In 2015, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 196,000 Librarians employed in the United States, only 9.3% or 18,228 are Black or African American, 10.4% or 20,384 are Hispanic or Latino, and 23.5% or 40,060 are men.  In the same year, the Occupational Outlook Handbook forecasted only a two percent … Continue reading

SU professors selected as Carnegie African Diaspora Program Fellows
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SU professors selected as Carnegie African Diaspora Program Fellows

Two Southern University Baton Rouge (SUBR) professors are among 59 African-born scholars based in the United States and Canada who are this summer traveling to Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, and Uganda for 14-90 days to conduct academic projects with their peers at host universities in those countries. The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program … Continue reading

Dillard Signs Five-Year Agreement with U.S. Army Research Laboratory
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Dillard Signs Five-Year Agreement with U.S. Army Research Laboratory

NEW ORLEANS – Over the last fifteen years the Dillard University physics program has gained a national standing in graduating African American physicists who have earned advanced degrees.  Dillard’s program is among the Top 15 in the nation, and ranks as the second highest producer of African Americans who then earn PhDs in physics, according … Continue reading