Category : Education

by Staff - 19 hours ago

Cheryl Evans Jones Appointed Acting President of Paine College

Cheryl Evans Jones has been named acting president of Paine College in Augusta, Georgia. The college enrolls over 400 students, 85 percent of whom are Black. Dr. Jones first joined the Paine College faculty in 1993 as an assistant professor of psycho...

by Staff - 3 days ago

Notable Honors and Awards for Five African American Acdemics

Keith Johnson, professor and chair of the department of engineering, engineering technology and surveying at East Tennessee State University, has received the 2019 Frederick J. Berger Award from the American Society of Engineering Education. He was r...

by Staff - 4 days ago

In Memoriam: Rita Roberts Jones, 1934-2019

Rita R. Jones, former dean of women at Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama, passed away on July 3, 2019. She was 85 years old. Jones began her career at Oakwood University in 1972 as dean of freshman women. In 1978, she left Oakwood to become a...