Tag: California State University Long Beach
Dr. Smith taught at Long Beach City College, Grossmont Community College, San Diego City College, and San Diego State University. Dr. Smith also was appointed, then elected, to the Board of Education in 1981, becoming the first Black woman ever to be elected to public office in San Diego.
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.
Before coming to San Diego State University in 2021 as the Charles Bell Faculty Scholar, Dr. Gamble was a faculty member and dean of student success at Oakwood University in Alabama. Earlier, he was the school psychology program coordinator and instructor at California State University, Long Beach.
Karyn Scissum Gunn was appointed provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at California State University, Long Beach and Anthony B. Johnson is the new provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Morris Brown College in Atlanta.
Professor Greene serves on the faculty at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Law. She first joined the faculty there in 1989 and holds the Evjue-Bascom Professorship. From 1999 to 2004 she was the inaugural vice chancellor of equity, diversity, and inclusion at the University of California, San Diego.
Often referred to as the Father of Black Psychology, Joseph L. White taught at the University of California, Irvine from 1969 to 1994.
Jamillah R. Gabriel, librarian at Purdue University's Black Cultural Center, has launched a new start-up subscription box venture that each month will send a newly released book written by a Black author to subscribers of the service.
Researchers found that most African Americans favor paying college athletes while most White Americans oppose it. Whites with more negative opinions of Blacks were less likely to approve of paying college athletes.
The goal of the program, initially established at the Claremont Colleges, was to encourage Black male students, who many would not expect to go to college, to excel at mathematics and other subjects so that they would be prepared for college-level work.
A new university study finds that students from underrepresented minority groups are more likely to pursue courses of study and careers in the biosciences if they believe that pursuing this life path will help them solve problems in their communities.