Tag: Houston Community College

Higher Education Gifts or Grants 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.

Beverly Walker-Griffea to Lead the Department of Lifelong Education in Michigan

Dr. Walker-Griffea has been serving as the first woman and first African American president of Mott Community College in Flint, Michigan. She has significant experience in community college leadership, having held academic and administrative posts at schools across the country.

Texas Southern University Enters Into a Partnership With Houston Community College

The agreement will help graduates from the community college's drafting and design engineering technology program transfer into the College of Science, Engineering, and Technology at Texas Southern University to obtain a bachelor’s degree in industrial technology.

Alexander Okwonna Has Been Appointed Provost at San Jacinto College in Houston, Texas

Dr. Okwonna has been in higher education for more than 15 years. During his tenure at San Jacinto College, he has served as pharmacy technology professor, program director, and department chair. For the past seven years, he has been dean of Health and Natural Science at the college's South Campus.

New Administrative Appointments for Seven African Americans at Colleges and Universities

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.

Five African Americans Appointed to New Administrative Posts at Colleges and Universities

Taking on new duties are Greg Hunley at Mississsippi University for Women, Janet Wormack at Houston Community College in Texas, Tommye Sutton at the University of Virginia, Sheriah Dixon at Syracuse University and Crystal L. Wheeler at Howard University.

Will Eliminating Hunger Boost Academic Performance of African American College Students?

A new study is being conducted by the University of Houston to see if a program that will provide food to Black and Latino/a students at Houston Community College will result in better academic performance and increase retention rates.

In Memoriam: William Wesley Harmon, 1941-2017

From 2005 to 2016, Dr. Harmon served as president of Central College of Houston Community College, which today enrolls about 18,000 students.

Kimberly Beatty Named Chancellor of Metropolitan Community College in Kansas City

Dr. Beatty has been serving as vice chancellor for instructional services and chief academic officer at Houston Community College. Previously, she served as associate vice chancellor for student success at Tarrant Count College in Fort Worth, Texas.

Texas Southern University Partners With the Houston Community College System

The agreement will facilitate a seamless transfer of students who earn associate's degrees at the system's community colleges to bachelor's degree programs at Texas Southern University.

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