Category : Education

- 1 week ago

In Memoriam: Floyd David Young Jr., 1938-2019

Floyd Young was the founder and president of FDY Inc. a food services company that provided services to historically Black Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina, for more than 30 years, has died. Young was 81 years old. Young was a...

- 1 week ago

Change in Leadership at Southern University-New Orleans

Lisa Mims-Devezin has announced that she is stepping down as chancellor of historically Black Southern University in New Orleans. Her contract was set to expire at the end of 2019 and she stated that she asked that her contract not be renewed. She ha...

- 1 week ago

How Hate-Speech at School Can Lead to Poor Academic Outcomes

The U.S. Department of Education reports that in 2017, 6 percent of students overall were called a hate-related word while at school. Of students who reported being called a hate-related word, a lower percentage of White students (26 percent) reporte...

- 2 weeks ago

In Memoriam: Tracie Gibson

Tracie Gibson, director of the Office of Student Success and Diversity for the College of Natural Sciences at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, has died. Dr. Gibson joined the staff at the University of Massachusetts in 2017. Before coming...