Posts tagged: Philanthropy - Diverse

Oprah Winfrey Pledges $1.15 Million to HBCU Students

by | September 29, 2019 At a United Negro College Fund event, Oprah Winfrey pledged to donate over a million dollars to Read more

Conservative Philanthropist David Koch Dead at 79

by Janet Kline | August 23, 2019
His conservative politics drew the ire of those on the political left. But billionaire philanth [...] Read more

The Impact and Importance of HBCUs Emphasized at NAN Convention

by Lois Elfman | April 7, 2019
Several presidents of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) discussed the far-re [...] Read more

Grambling State University: Where Students Are CELEBRATED, Not Tolerated

by Robert T. Palmer & Janelle L. Williams | February 22, 2019
About 5 years ago, researchers studying Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) co [...] Read more

Spelman Receives $30M, Largest Gift from Living Donors

by | December 13, 2018
Long-time Spelman College trustee Ronda Stryker and spouse William Johnston donated $30 million [...] Read more

AECF Appoints Lisa Hamilton as next President & CEO

by | October 23, 2018
The Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF) announced that Lisa Hamilton, currently the Foundation’s [...] Read more

First Family of Edward Waters College Donates $25,000

by | August 10, 2018
In the latest instance of presidential philanthropy, Edward Waters College’s (EWC) president [...] Read more

Billionaire Chen Yidan Uses His Resources to Focus on Education

by | May 8, 2018
HONG KONG — He is sometimes called the Mark Zuckerberg or Bill Gates of China. And like Zucke [...] Read more