Hampton Leadership Lineage Grows with Recent Appointments

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Two Hampton University administrators have been appointed to college presidencies in the last two months, bringing the total number of campus leaders with ties to the university to 17.
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Harris-Stowe State Receives $500K Grant for S.T.E.M. Scholarships

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Harris-Stowe State University, Missouri’s top institution in producing African-American S.T.E.M. graduates, yesterday announced a $500,000 gift from energy manufacturer Emerson, given to support undergraduate education and research at the university.
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Lincoln (Mo.) Launches Integrated Agricultural Systems Graduate Program

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Lincoln University (Mo.) today announced the launch of a new graduate degree in integrated agricultural systems, a program that school officials say meets the professional needs of their undergraduate students and a growing industrial need.
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Why Black Lives Matter, But Black Colleges Don’t

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Ours is a culture that is perpetually concerned with the question “why?” Why are our black men gunned down in the streets by white cops and their own brothers? Why are we always broke? Why are they trying to block us from the polls? Why are they showing ‘Sorority Sisters’ on TV?
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Auditor: ‘Drastic Action Needed to Save Cheyney’

Between 2010 and 2014, Cheyney University’s enrollment dropped by more than 36 percent – more than four times the average decline of all Pennsylvania public institutions over the same period. That bleak number, in tandem with millions in cut funding from the state, led a state auditor to say that the university’s chances of continuing operations are ‘questionable.’ From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
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Willie Simmons Named PVAMU Head Coach

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Willie Simmons, the offensive coordinator who engineered one of the nation’s best scoring attacks for the SWAC-champion Alcorn State University Braves, was today named head coach at Prairie View A&M University.
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Reports: Brian Jenkins Headed to Alabama State

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Bethune-Cookman University football coach Brian Jenkins will leave Daytona Beach to take the same position at Alabama State University, according to multiple media reports.
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NCA&T Professors Selected for Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowships

North Carolina A&T State University Professors Joshua Idassi and Paul Ankomah were recently announced as members of the second annual class of Carnegie African Diaspora Scholars.
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WATCH – SC State Grads Set Out a Hop at Commencement

Graduates at South Carolina State University’s winter commencement exercises celebrated the end of their journey with a unique break in pomp and circumstance.
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Morehouse School of Medicine Leads Effort for LGBT Health Care Standards

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The Morehouse School of Medicine today announced a partnership with the Association of American Medical Colleges to expand health care access and treatment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patients.
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