Alumni Donate Over $500,000 During Reunion Weekend
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Alumni Donate Over $500,000 During Reunion Weekend

June (2018) Article shared from South Carolina State University ORANGEBURG, S.C. – Alumni Reunion Weekend 2018 was held on May 11-13 and was a weekend of fellowship and philanthropy, as SC State alumni gathered to celebrate their alma mater. Class reunion gifts totaled $509,249, which will support various university departments, programs and scholarships. Several classes … Continue reading

Three Public HBCUs Form Innovative Collaboration to Forge New Career Pathways for Their Students
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Three Public HBCUs Form Innovative Collaboration to Forge New Career Pathways for Their Students

June (2018) Article shared from Morgan State University News $1.2 Million UNCF® CPI Cluster Grant to Create an HBCU Consortium on Transformative Teaching Practices for 21st Century Career Pathways. WASHINGTON, DC (June 12, 2018) — Morgan State University, Norfolk State University, and Tennessee State University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create an HBCU Consortium on Transformative Teaching Practices for … Continue reading

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