Tag: Bowie State University

Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision is Established at Bowie State University

"The new program will help to increase the number of counselor educators within the counseling field and the number of competent Black counselor educators," says Dr. Otis Williams, chair of the Bowie State University department of counseling and psychological studies.

Three African Americans Appointed to New Academic Positions

Leon Prieto, Kofi Afrifah, and Andrea Moore have been appointed to new academic positions at Clayton University, Bowie State University, and Savannah State University, respectively.

Bowie State University Joins the Maryland Equitable Justice Collaborative

Maryland leads the nation in the number of Blacks who are in state correctional institutions. Blacks comprise 30 percent of Maryland’s population while the state’s prison population is 71 percent Black. The collaborative will bring together experts from the criminal justice system, academia, government, and the community to identify causes of the crisis and develop a strategy for reform.

Two African Americans Who Have Been Appointed Deans at Historically Black Universities

Janet A. Guyden was appointed the interim dean of the Graduate School at Bowie State University in Maryland and Kareem Jordan has been named dean of the College of Juvenile Justice at Prairie View A&M University, effective June 1, 2024.

Bowie State University to Offer a New Degree in Health Services Administration

Historically Black Bowie State University in Maryland is offering students another route to a career in the medical field with a new bachelor's degree program in health services administration, which is designed for students who want to work in healthcare but may not want to enter as a physician or nurse.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Two Black Scholars Appointed to Endowed Professorships

Christopher Emdin was named to the Maxine Greene Chair for Distinguished Contributions to Education at Teachers College at Columbia University and Karen Cook-Bell, a professor in Bowie State University’s history and government department, has been awarded a University System of Maryland Wilson H. Elkins Professorship.

New Administrtive Duties in Higher Education for Seven African Americans

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for this section, please send an email to info@jbhe.com.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Three Black Women Scholars Who Have Been Appointed University Deans

Pamela McCauley will be the next dean of the School of Engineering at Widener University in Chester, Pennsylvania. Cheryl Blackman was named dean of the College of Professional Studies at Bowie State University in Maryland and M. Evelyn Fields has been appointed dean of the College of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences at South Carolina State University.

Carl Goodman Selected as the Next Provost at Texas Southern University

For the past three years, Dr. Goodman served as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Bowie State University in Maryland. Earlier, he was associate provost for academic affairs and student services at Florida A&M University.

Bowie State University in Maryland Adds Two New Master’s Degree Programs

Historically Black Bowie State University in Maryland has announced the establishment of two new master's degree programs. The new programs are in applied biotechnology and molecular biology and the internet of things and internet technologies. The latter program is offered completely online.

Bowie State University in Maryland Adds Two New Master’s Degree Programs

Historically Black Bowie State University in Maryland has announced the establishment of two new master's degree programs. The new programs are in applied biotechnology and molecular biology and the internet of things and internet technologies. The latter program is offered completely online.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Bowie State University Teacher Education Programs Buck the National Trend

While many teacher education programs across the country are showing declining enrollments, the opposite is true at historically Black Bowie State University in Maryland. The number of students enrolled in bachelor's education programs at Bowie State grew from 221 students in 2018 to 319 in 2021, almost a 50 percent increase.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Six Black Scholars Taking on New Assignments at Colleges and Universities

The faculty members in new roles are Cordara Harper at Grambling State University in Louisiana, Karen Cook-Bell at Bowie State University in Maryland, Joseph C. Phillips at Clark Atlanta University, Iheoma Nwachukwu at the Mississippi University for Women, Brittany A. Holloman at Talladega College in Alabama, and Lewatis McNeal at Ohio University.

Bowie State University Offers Several New Online Degree Programs in Technology

Bowie State University students can now enroll in new undergraduate programs that are designed to prepare them for positions in the burgeoning technology sector. Applications are now open for students to apply to earn bachelor's degrees in cyber operations engineering; data science; and software engineering.

New Administratve Duties in Higher Education for 10 Black Americans

Here is this week’s roundup of African Americans who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for this section, please send an email to info@jbhe.com.

Bowie State University Substantially Boosts Its Online Degree Offerings

Bowie State students can pursue undergraduate degrees online in computer science, computer technology, and criminal justice, master’s degrees in computer science, culturally responsive teacher leadership, management information systems, and reading education, and a doctorate in educational leadership.

Six African American Scholars Appointed Deans at Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Robert N. Garner at Benedict College in South Carolina, T. Camille Martin-Thomsen at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Marvin Lynn at the University of Colorado Denver, Amani Jennings at Bowie State University in Maryland, Celeste M. Watkins-Hayes at the University of Michigan, and Mary M. White at South Carolina State University.

Bowie State University to Offer a New Master’s Degree in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Management

Historically Black Bowie State University in Maryland is joining with ABFE (formerly the Association of Black Foundation Executives) to form a partnership that will implement and sustain a HBCU Philanthropy Initiative. This will include the establishment of a master of philanthropy and nonprofit management degree program within the Bowie State University College of Business.

Bowie State University Scholar Shows How to Reduce Civilians Deaths During Police Encounters

Each year about 1,000 civilians are killed in the United States by law enforcement officers. Many of these people killed in these encounters are African Americans. Now, a new system developed by James Hyman, assistant professor of public administration at Bowie State University, may be used to help understand how and why deadly encounters occur.

Census Bureau Looks to Bowie State University to Boost Diversity in Data Science

The U.S. Census Bureau has partnered with the Bowie State University College of Business to provide expertise and resources to support students studying data science and analytics and help build a high-quality, diverse workforce in the growing field.

New STEM Scholarship Program for HBCUs Created by Penn National Gaming

Penn National Gaming, a company that operates more than 40 casinos, racetracks, and other hospitality venues, is dedicating more than $4 million over five years to at least three HBCUs in states where Penn National operates.

Bowie State University’s College of Education to Expand Online Graduate Degree Offerings

The doctorate degree program in educational leadership is designed for educators who are already serving in leadership roles in K-12, higher education, and district-level leadership. There will also be a new master’s degree program in culturally responsive teacher leadership to promote equity, access, and inclusivity in teaching.

Kirkland & Ellis Donates Its Fees Awarded in the Maryland Higher Education Desegegation Case

Kirkland & Ellis is entitled to fees of $12.5 million from the settlement of the longstanding case allocating $577 million over the next 10 years to four historically Black universities in the state of Maryland. But the law has announced that it will donate the fees to seven organizations.

Bowie State University Creates New Programs in Hydroponics and Aquaponics

Hydroponics is a technique used to grow and produce food crops in a closed-loop system that reduces the use of water resources without the need for chemical fertilizers. Aquaponics is the integrated culture of fish, plants, and beneficial microorganisms grown in a soilless environment.

Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Maryland Legislature Approves a $577 Million Settlement of a Long-Running HBCU Lawsuit

The current legislation, passed by overwhelming majorities in both houses of the legislature, calls for payment of $577 million over a 10-year period beginning in 2023. Funds will be used for scholarships, faculty recruitment and development, and to develop new academic programs.

Five Black Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Taking on new duties are Roger A. Mitchell, Jr. at Howard University, Karine Gibbs at the University of California, Berkeley, Marie-Carmelle Elie at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Tia N. Dumas at Clemson University in South Carolina, and Twanda Young at Bowie State University in Maryland.

Historically Black Bowie State University Upgrades Its Animation Program

LAIKA, the Oscar-nominated and Golden Globe Award-winning feature film animation studio, is partnering with Bowie State University to build the nation’s first stop-motion animation studio at a historically Black college or university.

Latest News