Tag: University of Baltimore

Three Black Women Appointed Deans of University Law Schools

The new law school deans are Marcilynn Burke at Tulane University in New Orleans, LaVonda Reed at the University of Baltimore, and Franita Tolson at the University of Southern California.

Monica Walker Has Received the 2023 Anna Julia Cooper Excellence Award

Monica W. Walker, dean of instruction at the Community College of Baltimore County, recently received the 2023 Anna Julia Cooper Excellence Award from the Society for Experiential Education. The award recognizes Dr. Walker’s outstanding leadership of initiatives that demonstrate an exceptional commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice in experiential education.

Maryland HBCU Litigation: Déjà Vu, All Over Again

In litigation that has been going on for 12 years and had been sent to mediation in 2013, a three-judge panel ordered the state and representatives of Maryland's four HBCUs to once again enter into mediation. The court gave the parties only to April 30 to come up with a solution to address inequities in the state's higher education system.

In Memoriam: Perry Eugene Wallace Jr., 1948-2017

Perry Wallace, who served on the faculty of several law schools, was the first African American to play varsity basketball in the Southeastern Conference.

More Accolades for the Books of Carole Boston Weatherford

Carole Boston Weatherford, a professor of English at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina, has been selected to receive the Randolph Caldecott Honor and the Coretta Scott King Book Award from the American Library Association.

Fayetteville State University Professor Wins a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award

Carole Boston Weatherford, a professor of English at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina, is being honored for authoring one of the year's best books for children or young adults. Her book is on civil rights icon Fannie Lou Hamer.

Coppin State and the University of Baltimore Form Partnership for STEM Education

The partnership calls for faculty research collaboration in complementary STEM areas through shared faculty expertise and interest, shared lab facilities and equipment, and inter-institutional software licensing.

Universities Create Historical Online Archive of Recent Baltimore Protests

The University of Baltimore and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County are teaming up with the Maryland Historical Society to create an archive to document the history of the Baltimore protests surrounding the death of Freddie Gray in April.

Notable Honors and Awards for Black Scholars

The honorees are Emanuel Collins of Florida State University, Souleymane Bachir Diagne of Columbia University, Bridal Pearson of the University of Baltimore, John Hudgins of Coppin State University, and Jamila Stockman of the University of California, San Diego.

Maryland HBCUs Team Up With the University of Baltimore School of Law

HBCU students who complete the two-week boot camp program and have a 3.5 grade point average and score at least 152 on the Law School Admission Tests (LSAT) receive a full-tuition scholarship to the law school.

Kurt L. Schmoke to Be the Next President of the University of Baltimore

A former Rhodes Scholar and mayor of Baltimore for 12 years, Schmoke served as dean of the Howard University School of Law from 2003 to 2012. Most recently, he has served as interim provost and general counsel at Howard.

African American Academic Phenom to Speak at Voorhees College Convocation

Ty Hobson-Powell is the youngest person to graduate from the University of Baltimore. Now in law school, he plans to go to medical school.

Appointments, Promotions, and Resignations

• Mercy Eyadiel was appointed executive director for employment development in the Office of Personal and Career Development at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North...

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