Category : Education

- 2 weeks ago

In Memoriam: John Robert Lewis, 1940-2020

John Lewis, a congressman from Georgia and an icon of the civil rights movement, died on July 17. He was 80 years old and had suffered from pancreatic cancer. Lewis was one of the original Freedom Riders. He chaired the Student Nonviolent Coordinatin...

- 2 weeks ago

Apple Boosts Its Partnership With the HBCU Community

Apple has announced it is expanding its partnership effort with historically Black colleges and universities adding 10 more regional coding centers that will serve as technology hubs for their campuses and broader communities. Launched last year, App...

- 2 weeks ago

New Assignments in Higher Education for Four Black Faculty Members

Kevin Haggard is a new assistant professor of social work in the College of Public Service at Tennessee State University. He was director of talent management for RePublic Charter Schools in Nashville. Dr. Haggard is a graduate of Tennessee State Uni...

- 2 weeks ago

Fort Valley State University Debuts Two New Degree Programs in

Fort Valley State University, the historically Black educational institution in Georgia, is offering two new online programs designed to help people advance their careers as a professional school counselor. The master’s degree program in school...

- 2 weeks ago

Edward Waters College Aims to Transition to University Status

Edward Waters College, a historically Black educational institution in Jacksonville, Florida, has announced its intention to transition to university status. According to the latest data supplied to the U.S. Department of Education, the college enrol...

- 3 weeks ago

Delaware State University Announces Plan to Acquire Wesley College

Delaware State University has announced that it has reached an agreement to purchase Wesley College and absorb the institution into the university. According to Delaware State, no historically Black college or university has ever before acquired a no...

- 3 weeks ago

In Memoriam: Arthur Sanderson Paul, 1950-2020

Arthur Sanderson Paul, professor emeritus in the department of computer science at Howard University in Washington, D.C., died late last month. He was 70 years old. After graduating from Presentation Brothers College in St. George’s, Grenada, Paul at...