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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

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