Category : Education

- 8 months ago

Javaune Adams-Gaston Elected President of Norfolk State University

Javaune Adams-Gaston has been elected president of Norfolk State University in Virginia. The historically Black university enrolls about 5,300 students. African Americans make up 85 percent of the undergraduate student body. Dr. Adams-Gaston has had...

- 8 months ago

Cheyney University Seeking a Path to Retain Accreditation

This past fall the Middle States Commission on Higher Education extended the probation of historically Black Cheyney University of Pennsylvania for another year. Under commission rules, this is the last extension that Cheyney will obtain. It must sub...

- 8 months ago

Notable Awards Honoring Two African Americans in Higher Education

Geffrey Davis, an assistant professor of English who teaches in the creative writing program at the University of Arkansas, has won a Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship from the Whiting Foundation. Davis is being honored for his touring performance...

- 8 months ago

Florida A&M University Partners With a Caribbean Medical School

Historically Black Florida A&M University has partnered with the Ross University School of Medicine, headquartered on the Caribbean island of Dominica, to help more African Americans attend medical school. Through the new educational pathway prog...