Howard University Partners With the College of Southern Maryland

howardHoward University in Washington, D.C., has entered into a partnership agreement with the College of Southern Maryland that will allow students who successfully complete associate degree programs at the community college to transfer to Howard to complete a bachelor’s degree program. The College of Southern Maryland in La Plata enrolls about 9,200 students. African Americans make up about one quarter of the student body.

Under the terms of the agreement, College of Southern Maryland students who complete an associate of arts, associate of science, associate of science in engineering, or associate of arts in teaching and who have maintained a high grade point average, will be able to transfer into a Howard University bachelor’s degree program. Specific degree programs at Howard University may have other prerequisites that College of Southern Maryland students must meet in order to be admitted.

“The partnership is about access,” said Brad Gottfried, president of the College of Southern Maryland. “It is all about ensuring that our students have the opportunity to get the education they deserve.”

 

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view.

Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

Each week, JBHE will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. Here are this week’s selections.

The Eutychus Phenomenon

Part of the Eutychus phenomenon is viewing those with diverse viewpoints in the room as fortunate, but not vital contributors. The narrative that affirmative action scours the earth looking for inept candidates to give them what mediocre White people rightfully deserve is oft repeated and sadly, embraced by many.

Three Black Presidents in Higher Education Announce Their Resignations

Cal Poly Humboldt President Tom Jackson, Florida A&M University President Larry Robinson, and Morehouse College President David Thomas have all announced their plans to step down from their respective presidential appointments.

Featured Jobs