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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Fayetteville State Names Kenneth Craig Vice-Chancellor for Business and Finance

By: FAYETTEVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS

Kenneth D. Craig, interim Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance at Fayetteville State University (FSU) since July, has been named to the post permanently. The announcement was made today by Chancellor James A. Anderson.
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Michael Morand Named Saint Augustine’s Permanent Head Football Coach

By: Anthony Jeffries – SAINT AUGUSTINE’S SPORTS INFORMATION

The Saint Augustine’s University Department of Athletics has elevated Interim Head Football Coach Michael Morand to Permanent Head Football Coach on Friday, December 12, 2014. Morand is the second football coach at the University since the football program restarted in 2002.
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WSSU Receives $275K Grant to Support In-State Seniors

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More than 60 students at Winston-Salem State University with financial need that otherwise may have stopped them from earning a degree will realize their dreams, thanks to a $275,000 grant from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust.
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HBCU Digest Podcast Series – Fayetteville State Assistant Vice-Chancellor Jason DeSousa

Fayetteville State Assistant Vice-Chancellor Jason DeSousa discusses the role and importance of Black Male Initiative programs at HBCUs. It is part one of the HBCU Digest Podcast series on Black Male Achievement modules at historically Black colleges and universities.
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False Unsafe Food Claims Roil Students, Vendor at Johnson C. Smith

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An unproven claim of unsanitary food conditions at Johnson C. Smith University is prompting outrage from executives of the food service company.
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WATCH – Johnson C. Smith Linebacker Builds Profile as Athlete, Musician and Entrepreneur

The Charlotte Post recently profiled Austin Jacques, a junior linebacker at Johnson C. Smith University who is among the nation’s best defensive players but is quickly raising eyebrows with his off-the-field interests.
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Fayetteville State Awarded $859K to Fight Substance Abuse, HIV Infection

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Fayetteville State University is the latest historically Black institution to receive a federal grant to fight substance abuse and HIV/AIDS infection on campus and in its surrounding community.
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Synthia Saint James is America’s HBCU ‘Artist-in-Residence’

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What began as a special commissioned work of art for Bennett College President Rosalind Fuse-Hall has turned into a growing call for acclaimed visual artist Synthia Saint James to add her signature style to HBCU presidential inaugurations and institutional history.
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NCA&T’s Jelani Elom Headed to London Film School

Elom portrait_web_130x129North Carolina A&T State University alumnus and aspiring filmmaker Jelani Elom may have been rejected by several domestic film schools, but will soon begin his journey to Hollywood at one of the world’s most prestigious institutes of cinematic arts – the London Film School.
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