Coppin State University, the historically black educational institution in Baltimore, has established a new center designed to increase retention of students in teacher education programs. The Teacher Education Advisement and Retention Center (TEAR-C) will prepare students from their first year in college to follow an educational path so that they are better prepared to pass teacher certification examinations. The center will be staffed by K-12 and higher education faculty who will serve as mentors to undergraduate students in education.
Historically Black Coppin State University Seeks to Boost Retention in Teacher Education Programs
Elizabeth City State University Partners With the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to Increase Representation of Black Graduate...
"We are excited by this partnership with UT Health Science Center and the opportunities this brings to our students who wish to pursue advanced degrees," said Kuldeep Rawat, dean of the Elizabeth City State University School of Science, Health and Technology.
“Through her leadership and scholarship, Dr. White-Smith inspires a new generation of teachers to serve students and approach their work with equity, compassion, and respect,” said Gail F. Baker, provost and senior vice president at the University of San Diego.
South Carolina State University Adds Concentration in Fire Protection Engineering for Civil Engineering Students
The civil engineering degree program at historically Black South Carolina State University has established a concentration in fire protection engineering. The program was developed with guidance from Savannah River Nuclear Solutions.
Taking n new administrative roles are Keith Humphrey at the University of Memphis, DeMarcus Hopson at Georgetown College in Kentocky, Sonja Brown at Fayetteville State University, Denisha Hendricks at Johnson C. Smith University, and CJ Charlton at Delaware State University.