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Montana State University Receives $2.2M Grant to Recruit and Retain Alaska Native and American Indian Nurses
The United States Health Resources and Services Administration gifted a $2.2 million grant to Montana State University (MSU) to recruit and retain more Alaska Native and American Indian nurses. Using the four-year Nursing Workforce Diversity grant, 15 American Indian and Alaska Native nursing students enrolled in MSU College of Nursing’s Caring for Our Own Program […]
August 5, 2021
Study Examines Digital Divide Impact on Black Families Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
A new study out of the University of Missouri found a lack of digital resources exacerbated Black families’ frustration with virtual learning early on in the pandemic, the onset of which hit right as Black families were already facing additional stress over the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and others.
August 3, 2021
Two More Georgia HBCUs Clear Pandemic Related Student Debt
Morehouse College and Savannah State University have become the latest historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) to clear student debt acquired since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in spring 2020. The funding comes directly from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund, a federal government pledge of $35 billion to help financially struggling college students […]
August 3, 2021
Broadband Access Still A Struggle for Tribal Colleges and Universities, 18 Months Into the Pandemic
Tribal Colleges and Universities have become experts at navigating slim resources, but even eighteen months into a pandemic that continues to wreak havoc on higher education, access to internet remain an obstacle for many of these institutions.
August 1, 2021
Yale University Organizations Create Grant and Program Opportunities to Support Women Health Research
To bridge the research gap, Yale University affiliated organizations—Women’s Health Research at Yale (WHRY) and the Office of Cooperative Research (OCR)—recently implemented programs and grant opportunities to support women faculty and research on women’s health. Since its establishment in 1998, WHRY has provided pilot funds to researchers looking to study sex and gender differences in […]
July 29, 2021
Panel Focuses on Providing Support to Black Male Students During the Pandemic
Dr. Linda Garcia, the executive director of the Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCSSE) and the National Alliance of Community and Technical Colleges, pulled together a panel of education leaders who have been making institutional changes in an effort to keep Black students, in particular, Black men, enrolled in higher education. The panel urged institutions to listen to their students, increase connections and pathways between K-12 and post-secondary education, and provide mentors to engage with and nurture Black male students through their education, both on and off campus.
July 28, 2021
Clark Atlanta University Partners with One Million Black Businesses
Clark Atlanta University recently signed an agreement to connect at least 1,000 entrepreneurs with One Million Black-owned Businesses (1MBB) by 2030.
July 27, 2021
Two Atlanta-based HBCUs Clear 2020-2021 Student Debt
Clark Atlanta University (CAU) and Spelman College will clear remaining student account balances before the start of Fall 2021. CAU and Spelman are two historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) located in Atlanta, Georgia. CAU will clear any balances left for all 2020 semesters and spring and summer 2021 semesters. Spelman College will cover its […]
July 27, 2021
Dr. Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo to Become VP of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Sarah Lawrence College
Sarah Lawrence College has announced that Dr. Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo will be their next vice president of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. . “Ifeoma has the skills, talent, and collaborative nature to build on our recent accomplishments and momentum,” said Dr. Cristle Collins Judd, president of Sarah Lawrence, adding that Nwankwo’s vision and strategic skills will […]
July 27, 2021
Tuskegee University Announces Dr. Charlotte Morris as its Ninth President
Tuskegee University’s Board of Trustees has announced that Dr. Charlotte Morris will be the institution’s ninth president, the second woman to lead the university after her predecessor, Dr. Lily McNair. “Having been a member of this remarkable university community for much of my professional career, it will be a pleasure to lead the university into […]
July 26, 2021
Anonymous Donor Contributes $1 Million to Claflin University’s Endowment
Claflin University, a historically Black university in Orangeburg, South Carolina has received a donation of one million dollars to support their endowment. Dr. Marcus Burgess, the interim vice president for institutional advancement, said he believes this gift may have been inspired by other, recent contributions to Claflin from MacKenzie Scott, Zoom, Dominon Energy, and others. […]
July 26, 2021
Opinions Still Split on Police Academies at HBCUs
A merger of these two seemingly disparate institutions— policing and HBCUs— has raised the ire of some Black activists and academics, particularly in the wake of the string of killings of unarmed Black men and women and calls to defund the police.
July 23, 2021
Report Analyzes COVID-19, Racial Violence Impact on Black Education
Using firsthand accounts and perspectives, a new study examines how the events of this past year have impacted Black education at a national level.
July 21, 2021
Colorado’s Fort Lewis College Considers Search for Indigenous Remains on Campus
With searches of federal archives and newspaper records underway for two former indigenous boarding schools in Colorado, Fort Lewis College (FLC) in Durango says it is considering a search for the remains of indigenous children on its campus, reports 9NEWS. The news comes after a tragic discovery in Canada earlier this year when a team […]
July 20, 2021
‘Influential Yet Unsung’ Civil Rights Pioneer Gloria Richardson Has Died at 99
Gloria Richardson, “an influential yet largely unsung civil rights pioneer,” has died at age 99 in New York City, reports The Associated Press. By organizing the the Cambridge Movement on Maryland’s Eastern Shore in 1962, Richardson became the first woman to lead a prolonged grassroots civil rights movement outside of the Deep South. The movement […]
July 19, 2021
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Report: “No Strong Evidence” of Admission Discrimination of Asian American Applicants at Selective Institutions
New research revealed “no strong evidence” to support claims that Asian American applicants are discriminated against during the admissions process at selective institutions.
July 14, 2021
Amid Falling Enrollment, SC State Board of Trustees Fires Its President
In a 10-3 vote, the South Carolina State University’s board of trustees voted to fire SCSU President Dr. James Clark, reports The State. Alexander Conyers, a retired U.S. Army Colonel, SCSU alumnus and a current vice president at the university, will serve as acting president for the historically Black university. According to The State, Clark was fired […]
July 14, 2021
Six Months Later, MacKenzie Scott’s Gifts Are Already Making an Impact
With the freedom of no-strings attached, HBCUs are planning to use MacKenzie Scott’s philanthropic gifts in a variety of ways including helping their students financially, doubling their institutional endowments, and investing in faculty development. With a new school year slated to begin next month, many of these institutions have already started to put the funds to use.
July 12, 2021
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