Tag: Albany State University

Georgia HBCUs Offer In-State Tuition to Students From Nearby States

In an effort to boost enrollments, Savannah State University and Albany State University, historically Black educational institutions in Georgia, will now offer in-state tuition rates to students from Florida, Alabama, and South Carolina.

In Memoriam: Arthur R. Berry, 1923-2015

During his long career in education, Berry taught at Alabama A&M University, Florida A&M University, and Albany State University in Georgia, where he chaired the art department.

Albany State University Announces Several New Appointments

Abiodun Ojemakinde was appointed provost and vice president for academic affairs. Chanta Haywood, Clifford Porter, and Cynthia Hoke were also appointed to new positions.

RISE (Research, Integration, Strategy and Evaluation) for Boys and Men of Color

A new organization has been established aimed at increasing the life chances of boys and men of color in four key areas: education, health, criminal justice, and economic opportunity.

Albany State University Honors Its Former President

Albany State University in Georgia has announced that it is renaming an academic building on campus to honor the institution's sixth president Billy C. Black.

Albany State University Forms Partnership With Walmart

The partnership will include scholarships, internship opportunities, in-kind contributions from Walmart to the university and job readiness workshops led by Walmart professionals in fields such as logistics, law, and transportation management.

Two African American Women Named to Dean Positions

Kimberly Suress Gaiters-Fields is the new dean of the College of Education at Albany State University in Georgia and Jacqueline S. Jackson was named dean of students at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Maryland.

Leroy Bynum Jr. Named Dean of the School of Arts & Humanities at The College of Saint Rose

Since 2006, Dr. Bynum has served as dean of the College of Arts and Humanities at Albany State University in Georgia. He has been on the faculty at the university since 1992.

Arthur Dunning Is the New Leader of Albany State University

Dr. Dunning was serving as a professor and senior research fellow at the Education Policy Center of the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa. He is expected to serve as interim president for up to one year.

Everette Freeman Named President of the Community College of Denver

Since 2005, Dr. Freeman has been president of Albany State University in Georgia. He will take on his new role as president of the Community College of Denver beginning November 1.

African American Faculty News

Kristi Isaac Rapp was promoted at Xavier University in New Orleans and William Adams Jr. will be teaching at Albany State University.

Ray Charles Foundation Seeks the Return of $3 Million Given to Albany State University

The foundation says the gifts, which were given a decade ago, were for the sole purpose of building a performing arts center that would be named for Ray Charles.

Georgia HBCUs Spared From New Consolidation Plan

Albany State University, Fort Valley State University, and Savannah State University were not part of the new consolidation plan involving eight state schools.

Four African American Academics Win Awards

Erica Lorraine Williams, Brenda Cartwright, Donald Andrews, and James Hill are honored.

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