News Round up - Higher Education

North Carolina A&T Joins List of HBCUs Attending Tech Summit

by | August 7, 2018
North Carolina A&T State University will host congressional and tech leaders and other hist [...] Read more

Black Lives Matter Leader Joins Faculty at Prescott College

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Patrisse Cullors, the co-founder of the Black Lives Matter Global Network is joining the facult [...] Read more

Borough of Manhattan Community College Appoints New Interim President

by | August 6, 2018
Dr. Karrin Wilks has been appointed interim president for Borough of Manhattan Community Colleg [...] Read more

FedEx and Launch Tennessee to Bring Underrepresented Moguls to Festival

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FedEx and Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN) have established a scholarship program in efforts to brin [...] Read more

Howard Communications School and Partners to Donate Books to Uganda College

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The Cathy Hughes School of Communications at Howard University is collaborating with The Aspen [...] Read more

More Pizzagate Fallout: Purdue Takes Name Off Building, Offers to Return $8M Gift

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The John H. Schnatter Center for Economic Research will soon revert to its old name as the Purd [...] Read more

History at Harvard: Four Black Women Head Colleges

by | August 3, 2018
When Harvard University students arrive for classes Aug. 15, they will return to history in the [...] Read more

Tokyo Medical University Accused of Bias Against Female Applicants

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Tokyo Medical University (TMU) is being investigated after allegations that the institution sys [...] Read more

Developer Sues Wilberforce for $3M Over Construction Work

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JayCee Development, a Washington, D.C.-based firm, has filed a lawsuit against Wilberforce Univ [...] Read more

Facebook To Teach Small-Business Owners Social Media Marketing

by | August 2, 2018
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg announced on Wednesday the company is partnering with the National [...] Read more

Buckeyes Tap Acting Head Coach as Meyer Faces Probe

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Ohio State University has appointed offensive coordinator Ryan Day to serve as acting coach dur [...] Read more

Princeton and Five HBCUs Teach Students About Archives

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Princeton University, along with five historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), lau [...] Read more

UHD Students Support Houston Police as Translators

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In the fourth-largest city in the United States, students at the University of Houston-Downtown [...] Read more

Donors Help Gay High School Valedictorian Afford College

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Seth Owen, a high school valedictorian from First Coast High school in Florida, who said he was [...] Read more

Single Moms with College Degrees Less Likely to Experience Poverty

by | August 1, 2018
A new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) this week adds to the inst [...] Read more