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Author archive for Michael Livingston II

  • MEAC Announces Weekyl Baseball Honors

    By Michael Livingston II on March 19, 2012
    Bethune-Cookman sophomore Anthony Stokes earned Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Player of the Week honors in baseball, the conference announced on Monday. Teammate Rayan Gonzalez was named the Pitcher of the Week, while Juan Pizarro earned Rookie of the Week accolades for the second consecutive week. Stokes (1B/DH/P, 6-3, So., 230, Chesapeake, Va.) hit .524 with 11 hits in 21 appearances […]
  • Grambling State Reassigns Both Basketball Coaches

    By Michael Livingston II on March 19, 2012
    Grambling State University has reassigned both men’s basketball coach Bobby Washington and women’s coach Donnita Rogers to positions within the department. In three years as head coach — one with the interim tag — Washington led the Tigers to a first-round SWAC tournament upset of Jackson State in 2010 and to the SWAC tournament title game for the first time […]
  • SIAC Baseball: Week #5 Player of the Week Honors Announced

    By Michael Livingston II on March 19, 2012
    Benedict College first baseman David Weber and pitcher Luis Cotto have been named SIAC Baseball East Division Player of the Week and Pitcher of the Week, respectively. Stillman College third baseman Paul Winterbottom and pitcher Josh Cagle have been named SIAC Baseball West Division Player of the Week and Pitcher of the Week, respectively. Weber, a native of Lawndale, CA, […]
  • Video: Inside Norfolk State’s Locker Room After Defeating Missouri

    By Michael Livingston II on March 19, 2012
    #BEHOLD the Spartans of Norfolk State celebrate their improbable victory against the #2 ranked Missouri Tigers in the 2012 Division I March Madness Basketball Tournament. “We gonna shock the world!!” Yes you did, NSU. Job well done.
  • FAMU Students Protest for Trayvon Martin, Demand Justice

    By Michael Livingston II on March 19, 2012
    College students around Florida are rallying to demand the arrest of a neighborhood watch captain who shot an unarmed black teen last month. Students were rallying Monday in front of the Seminole County criminal courts building in Sanford, Fla., and on the campus of Florida A&M University in Tallahassee. The Rev. Al Sharpton is also planning a rally for a […]
  • Video: Denzel Washington & Spike Lee Talk About Their Careers, “Malcolm X”, “Inside Man” and More

    By Michael Livingston II on March 19, 2012
    Actor Denzel Washington and director Spike Lee talk about the films that they have done together, and about how that has effected their careers and relationship.
  • West Virginia State University Looking To Get More State Funding

    By Michael Livingston II on March 19, 2012
    The new state budget approved by the legislature last Friday includes additional funding for two local higher education institutions, but not as much money as each had requested. WVU Tech and West Virginia State University had each hoped for extra money. Tech says it needs it to revitalize the Montgomery campus while State hopes to fill a financial hole created […]
  • Roof ‘Topping’ at FAMU Campus Marks Construction Milestone

    By Michael Livingston II on March 19, 2012
    More than Florida A&M University’s new Rural Diversity Healthcare Center was showcased at Wednesday morning’s “topping-off” ceremony, which marked the completion of major structural construction on Crestview’s historic Alatex Building, which is being converted into a pharmacy school. Officials also lauded the unique community and institutional partnership as “the future of education.” “This partnership is going to be the one […]
  • North Carolina Central University Establishes Tau Sigma Honor Society Chapter

    By Michael Livingston II on March 17, 2012
    The Tau Sigma National Honor Society was established at Auburn University in 1999. The society is exclusively for  transfer students who have obtained at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale after transferring into a bachelor’s degree program. The society now has chapters at 94 colleges and universities across the United States. Recently the Gamma Chi chapter […]
  • NCCU Named National Finalist for Public Service Award

    By Michael Livingston II on March 17, 2012
    The Corporation for National and Public Service has named North Carolina Central University a national finalist for its 2012 President’s Award, which recognizes colleges and universities around the country for their volunteer efforts in the community. The corporation, which has administered the honor roll program since 2006, evaluated 642 schools for their service performance. Of that total, 513 were named […]
  • Southern Athletics Committee Unanimously Approves Broussard for AD Post

    By Michael Livingston II on March 17, 2012
    After nearly eleven months without an athletics director, the Athletics Committee of the Southern University Board of Supervisors unanimously approved Dr. William Broussard as Southern’s future director of athletics during a special session Thursday on the Baton Rouge campus. Before Broussard’s appointment becomes official, a final vote of the board is pending and will be conducted at a March 30 […]
  • Delaware State Women’s Basketball Coach Retires

    By Michael Livingston II on March 17, 2012
    Delaware State University Women’s Basketball Head Coach Ed Davis announced today that he is retiring from his position, ending a 12-year coaching career at DSU. Since becoming the Lady Hornets’ head coach in the 2000-2001 season, Davis compiled a 178-182 overall record – making him the University’s all-time leader in career women’s basketball wins. During the recently concluded 2011-12 season, […]
  • West Virginia State University To Narrow Field of Candidates for President

    By Michael Livingston II on March 17, 2012
    West Virginia State University’s presidential search advisory committee is meeting this weekend to narrow the field of candidates. West Virginia State Board of Governors chairman Larry Rowe says the panel will choose which candidates to interview in person. The Saturday meeting won’t be open to the public. Rowe says the candidates will be interviewed between March 23 and March 25 […]
  • Johnson C. Smith University Students Place in National Research Conferences

    By Michael Livingston II on March 17, 2012
    Three students at Johnson C. Smith University recently won awards for their research projects at national conferences. Randale Watson, a sophomore at Johnson C. Smith University with a major in computer engineering, received a first place award for presenting a research project on Emergency Detection and Relief Using Roboticsat the February Emerging Researchers National Conference in Science Technology Engineering and […]
  • 5 Things to Know About Norfolk State’s Kyle O’Quinn

    By Michael Livingston II on March 17, 2012
    Norfolk State’s Kyle O’Quinn led his team to a major upset over Mizzou Friday night. Here are five things to know about the breakout star. The game was one of the biggest upsets in the history of the NCAA tournament, and Norfolk State University — the 2012 Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference champions — won its first March Madness appearance in style, […]
  • FAMU Hosts Education and Science Forum to Develop STEM Talent

    By Michael Livingston II on March 17, 2012
    The focus on academic training in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) has become a priority in higher education as  the workforce demands for college graduates in these fields continues to grow nationwide. Florida A&M University (FAMU) will proactively address ways to increase innovation and national competitiveness through STEM programs by hosting the sixth biennial Education and Science Forum on […]
  • Bowie State University to Host Peace Week and Capital Area Association for Peace Studies

    By Michael Livingston II on March 17, 2012
    Bowie State University will tackle the growing problem of campus violence with Peace Week, a weeklong series of events March 26 – March 31 aimed at stemming campus violence, promoting peace and helping students correctly solve conflicts without resorting to violence. “Bowie State recognizes that violence on campuses is a growing problem across the country,” says Thomasina Boardley, coordinator of […]
  • FAMU Student Government Association To Host State of the Black Student Summit

    By Michael Livingston II on March 17, 2012
    The Florida A&M University (FAMU) Student Government Association (SGA) will host the State of the Black Student Summit on Sunday, March 18 at 6 p.m. in the Alfred Lawson Jr. Multipurpose Center and Teaching Gymnasium.  The summit will bring together a diverse group of national leaders in business, academia, media and education to discuss major domestic and global issues affecting […]