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UMES named co-recipient of $1 million education grant

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  PRINCESS ANNE – (May 27, 2011) – A $1 million federal grant to train “Great Principals for Maryland” will be used by two public universities ...

Oglesby of FVSU named NCAA South Region Female Field Athlete of the Year

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NCAA Triple Jump Champion and FVSU student Antoinette Oglesby (center) stands on the winner's block with coaches O'Kelley and Wells. During the NCAA Division II Track...

Three Kentucky State Student-Athletes Receive NCAA Scholarships

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FRANKFORT, Ky. - The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) recently announced that Kentucky State student-athletes Kiarra Morgan, Kiera Nelson and Lamara Parker were among its...

Spelman Students Hone Their Creativity at French Film Festival

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When three Spelman students were accepted into The Creative Minds program at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in France, they had no idea of the...

DC Dental Society Honors Howard University College of Dentistry Dean Leo Rouse

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WASHINGTON – Howard University College of Dentistry Dean Leo E. Rouse, D.D.S., will be awarded the Sterling V. Mead Award by the DC Dental Society for distinguished...

Delaware State University Names 2011 Faculty Excellence Award Recipients

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Delaware State University has named four faculty members as the institution’s 2011 Faculty Excellence Award recipients. The University has selected the below faculty members in the following categories...

AT&T SUPPORTS TALLADEGA COLLEGE

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  Talladega, Alabama—Although charitable contributions to colleges and universities have dropped nationally, with gift giving down on an average of nearly 12%, AT&T Birmingham kept their commitment to...

Masonic Fraternity of Oklahoma Presents $100K Check to Langston University

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  Langston, Okla._ The Freemasons have among their purposes the principles of charity and self-development. With those purposes in mind, the Masonic Fraternity of Oklahoma donated $100,000 recently...

Dr. Daryush Ila Joins FSU as Associate Vice Chancellor for Research in Academic Affairs

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Fayetteville State University is pleased to announce that Dr. Daryush Ila has joined the Division of Academic Affairs as the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research.  Dr. Ila...

South Carolina State Felton Laboratory School Receives Palmetto Gold Award

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Felton Laboratory School is one of the top performing schools in the state and has earned the title of “Palmetto Gold School” for its academic achievements. The South...

Kentucky State University Receives National Recognition For Community Service

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  As colleges across the country honor their graduates this commencement season, the Corporation for National and Community Service honored Kentucky State University as a leader among institutions...

President Obama, First Lady Recognize Three Howard University Students at White House Correspondents’...

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WASHINGTON – Three Howard University students, Noelle Jones, Camille Grayson and Seth Lemon, broadcast journalism, were each awarded $7,000 scholarships by President Barack Obama and First...

B-CU and FAMU Presidents Join Together, Share Friendly Rivalry, to Make Florida Classic Announcement

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President Dr. Trudie Kibbe Reed and Florida A&M University (FAMU) President Dr. James H. Ammons, in concert with the Florida Classic Consortium, announced Wednesday that Blue Cross...

Kelly Shaw of Saint Augustine’s College runs Second-Fastest 400 Meter Qualifying Time

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TURLOCK, Calif. – Kelly Shaw (Soph./Winona, Minn.) of Saint Augustine's College ran the second-fastest 400-meter time during preliminaries Thursday to qualify for the women's finals on the opening...

Norfolk State University students charged in ODU robbery #BuzzKiller

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NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Police arrested three Norfolk State University students for a recent home invasion robbery near Old Dominion University. On April 28 at around 1 a.m.,...

Board Approves Fayetteville State University Nursing Program

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During its meeting on May 20, 2011, the North Carolina Board of Nursing granted initial approval for a generic Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing program at...

Prairie View A&M University Senior Design Team takes Second Place in Lone Star Challenge

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PVAMU’s entry in the 2011 United States Air Force 4th Annual Lone Star Challenge looked slightly surreal churning across the hilly rock-strewn clump of New Mexico desert...

Lane College reflects on past, recalls perseverance & 129 years of existence celebrated on...

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Lane College held its annual Founder’s Day Convocation on Sunday, March 6, 2011. Each year on the first Sunday in March, Lane faculty, staff, alumni and students...

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