“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

Congrats to HBCU Library Alliance Board Member Debbie Hess Norris, 2018 Alison Award Winner!
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Congrats to HBCU Library Alliance Board Member Debbie Hess Norris, 2018 Alison Award Winner!

May (2018)–  Don’t put grandma in the attic. This request applies to your flesh-and-blood, three-dimensional grandma, of course. But when University of Delaware Professor Debra Hess Norris makes that the title of one of her workshops, she is referring to the grandma in your photographs. Don’t put her in the attic, where heat, humidity, heavy … Continue reading

Morehouse School of Medicine Raises Record $1.3M to  Advance Health Equity
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Morehouse School of Medicine Raises Record $1.3M to Advance Health Equity

(April 2018)—Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM)’s annual Hugh Gloster Society Celebration raised a record-shattering $1.32 million in support of student scholarships and the institution’s mission of improving diversity and equity in healthcare. Held Thursday, April 19, the sold-out gala featured several transformational gifts, including $400,000 from the Ridgeview Institute, presented by founder and chief executive … Continue reading

Update on the HBCU Library Alliance Summer 2018 Internship Program!
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Update on the HBCU Library Alliance Summer 2018 Internship Program!

April (2018) — The Winterthur University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation, in partnership with the HBCU Library Alliance, received funding to coordinate five fully-funded, eight-week summer internships in library and archives preservation during 2018, at five nationally-recognized library preservation/conservation laboratories. Winterthur’s Melissa Tedone, Ph.D, Associate Conservator for Books and Libraries, is Primary Investigator for this … Continue reading

Jackson State wins $75,000 in Honda HBCU national academic contest
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Jackson State wins $75,000 in Honda HBCU national academic contest

April (2018)–  Jackson State University pocketed $75,000 after students won the top academic prize during the 29th annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge National Championship Tournament in California. According to a news release, JSU competed with 48 Historically Black Colleges and Universities on the American Honda Motor Co. campus. Students representing JSU were Zaveon Demon Cooper … Continue reading

SUMMER INTERNS ANNOUNCED: Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation/HBCU Library Alliance Summer 2018 Internship Program
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SUMMER INTERNS ANNOUNCED: Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation/HBCU Library Alliance Summer 2018 Internship Program

April (2018)— As you recall, the Winterthur University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation, in partnership with the HBCU Library Alliance, received funding to coordinate five fully-funded 2018 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 College of Arts and Science,  the … Continue reading

SUNO AWARDED $1.2 MILLION NSF GRANT TO PRODUCE STEM TEACHERS
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SUNO AWARDED $1.2 MILLION NSF GRANT TO PRODUCE STEM TEACHERS

April (2018)–  The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) a five-year $1.2 million Robert Noyce grant for a project to address the shortage of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers in high-need public schools. SUNO will collaborate with John Ehret High School and Brookhaven National Lab to recruit, … Continue reading