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Tuskegee University Partners With Cornell University for Digital Biology and Sustainable Agriculture Research

Tuskegee University is the first HBCU to join the Center for Research on Programmable Plant Systems, a collaborative research group led by Cornell University. The center is currently conducting research to develop tools that can communicate with plants.

Mark Brown to Be the First Alumnus to Serve as President of Tuskegee University in Alabama

On July 1, Dr. Mark Brown will assume the presidency of his undergraduate alma mater, Tuskegee University in Alabama, making him the first alumnus to serve in the position. He currently serves as the inaugural president and CEO of the Student Freedom Initiative.

Washtenaw Community College Adds Central State University to HBCU Pathway Program

Central State University in Ohio is the seventh historically Black college or university to join Washtenaw Community College's HBCU Pathway program, which provides admission opportunities and tuition assistance for local students to enroll in a participating HBCU institution.

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.

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.

Tuskegee University Flight School Receives $6.7 Million in Federal Funding

With a $6.7 million investment from the federal government, Tuskegee University will launch a new bachelor's degree in aviation science. The program will teach students about aviation science and technology and provide them with flight school training.

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.

In Memoriam: Ruth R. Martin, 1930-2024

Dr. Martin was a professor emerita of social work at the University of Connecticut. In addition to teaching, she served the university as associate dean prior to retiring in 1999.

New Faculty Positions for Four Black Scholars

Those scholars appointed to new positions are Crystal Fleming at Smith College, Cheri Beasley at Elon University, Jacqueline Brooks at Tuskegee University, and Stacy Smallwood at Wake Forest University.

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.

Yale University Commits $10 million Toward HBCU Partnerships

Yale University issued a formal apology three weeks ago regarding its historical ties to slavery. In response, the university has pledged $10 million towards an initiative that aims to expand collaboration with historically Black colleges and universities.

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.

Tuskegee University Partners With Intel to Boost Black Presence in the Semiconductor Industry

Participating Tuskegee students will have a chance to gain hands-on skills in engineering design, semiconductor processing, and device fabrication technologies and an overall valuable experience working in the microelectronics cleanroom fabrication facility at Tuskegee University.

In Memoriam: Julius Chapman, 1937-2023

Julius Chapman served in dean positions at Towson University in Maryland and Coppin State University in Baltimore. He was also provoset and vice president for academic affairs at Voorhees University in Denmark, South Carolina.

Tuskegee University President Charlotte Morris Announces Her Retirement

President Morris has served the university for almost 40 years in different capacities including chief of staff to the president and secretary to the board of trustees. Dr. Morris also served as the director of the university’s Title III program and has acted as interim and associate dean in the Brimmer College of Business and Information Science.

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.

Two Alabama HBCUs Team Up to Provide Greater Educational Opportunities for Black Students

Under the agreement, graduates of Trenholm State Community College will be able to transfer their credits and complete a four-year bachelor’s degree from Tuskegee University. As part of the agreement, Tuskegee will award three transfer students scholarships every fall.

New Assignments at Universities for Five African American Scholars

Taking on new roles are Stephen Newby in the School of Music at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, Marcia Chatelain at the University of Pennsylvania, Maureen Edobor at the Washington and Lee University School of Law in Lexington, Virginia, Rickey Oglesby at Tuskegee University in Alabama, and Chileatha Wynn in the physician assistant program at North Carolina A&T State University.

Six HBCUs Receive Funding for Historic Preservation of Campus Buildings

Six historically Black colleges and universities are receiving grants from the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund of the National Trust for Historial Preservation to preserve historic buildings on campus.

HBCUs Team Up With the U.S. Forest Service to Increase Diversity of Firefighters

Florida A&M University, Southern University in Louisiana, Tuskegee University in Alabama, and Alabama A&M University have joined together with the U.S. Forest Service to create the 1890 Land Grant Institution Wildland Fire Consortium.

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.

Stillman College Wins the 2023 Honda Campus All-Star Challenge

The event is an academic competition for students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities that was hosted on the American Honda corporate campus in Torrance, California. This was the 34th time Stillman College participated in the competition but the first time it won the national championship.

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.

Tuskegee University Enters Partnership to Aid Agriculture Development in Nepal

Historically Black Tuskegee University in Alabama is partnering with Sathguru Inc., the global consulting firm based in India, and the Nepal Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU) on a project to boost rural agricultural production in Nepal. The initiative is being funded by a $5 million grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development.

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.

Tuskegee University Forms Partnership With Auburn University to Address Healthcare Inequality

The agreement calls for a commitment to blend resources and intellectual capacity to address racial and health disparities in communities across the state of Alabama. Through faculty research and outreach collaborations, both universities will work to address lack of healthcare access and other social and health inequities in the local areas.

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.

Tuskegee University Students Offered an Accelerated Path to a Law Degree

The new 3+3 degree program allows for Tuskegee students to attend the first year of law school at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, after finishing their junior year at Tuskegee, therefore earning a bachelor’s degree followed by a juris doctorate in six years instead of seven.

New Administrative Duties for Six African Americans in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative duties at colleges and universities are Rolundus Rice at Tuskegee University in Alabama, Marquisha Frost at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, Tiffany Murphy at Dillard University in New Orleans, Joe Brooks at Virginia Union University in Richmond, Joy L. Jefferson at Hampton University in Virginia, and John Gardner at Prairie View A&M University in Texas.

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.

Tuskegee University Partners With the University of California, Berkeley on Data Science Initiative

The initiative is beginning this summer with an eight-week course on the Berkeley campus for 13 Tuskegee students. This fall, a data science course will be offered at Tuskegee co-taught by faculty at both universities. In the summer of 2023, the initiative expects to launch an undergraduate research program.

Tuskegee University to Offer a Liberal Studies Major for Nontraditional and Traditional Students

The bachelor of arts and bachelor of science in liberal studies will be fully online for non-traditional students seeking to complete undergraduate degrees they started previously. An on-ground adaptation of the degree programs in liberal studies will be available to all students.

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