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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.

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

The grants were received by four historically Black colleges or universities: LeMoyne-Owen College, Virginia Union University, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, and Claflin University

New Veterinary School Approved at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore

The University System of Maryland announced its approval for the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Princess Anne. It will be only the second veterinary school at the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities. Currently, just 3 percent of all veterinarians in the United States are Black.

Five HBCUs Receive Federal Funding to Support Research and Development

The five HBCUs that each received between $4 million and $5 million to support their research agenda are Hampton University, Southern University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Texas Southern University, and Tennessee State University.

Seven HBCUs Receive NextGen Grants From the U.S. Department of Agriculture

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced a $262.5 million investment in institutions of higher education to foster the next generation of diverse agricultural professionals across the nation. Among the grantees are seven historically Black universities.

University of Maryland Eastern Shore to Offer Two New Degree Programs

The historically Black university has announced the creation of an art therapy program and a music production program. The programs are expected to be launched in the fall of 2024. The new interdisciplinary academic programs will both be firsts in the University System of Maryland.

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.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Appointments of Seven Black Administrators

Taking on new administrative roles are Jack Michael Bellamy at Yale University, Linda J. Bell at Dillard University in New Orleans, Isaac Brundage at California State University, Chico, Gaëtane Verna at Ohio State University, Rachelle L. Williams at Talladega College in Alabama, Tara Owens at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, and Frederick Haywood Jr. at Fisk University in Nashville.

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Launches Rebranding Initiative and New Logo

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore has embarked on a new branding initiative. The effort includes a new logo that includes the university's hawk mascot and identifies the school as a historically Black university.

Seven African Americans Who Have Been Named to Administrative Roles in Higher Education

Taking on new administrative duties are Aaron J. Hart at Virginia Commonwealth University, Shawn Bake at Harris-Stowe State University in St. Louis, Carmen W. Harper at Fayetteville State University, Monique Carroll at Chicago State University, Lisa Lee at Rice University in Houston, Earl Holland Jr. at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Toniette Haynes Robinson at Dallas College.

Princeton University Launches Research Partnerships With Five HBCUs

Princeton researchers and researchers from Howard University, Jackson State University, Prairie View A&M University, Spelman College, and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore will co-lead research projects. Princeton will fund the research.

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 Universities Have Named African Americans to Provost Positions

Rondall E. Allen has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Mignon Jacobs is the new vice president of academic affairs and provost at Virginia Union University and Marie Chisholm-Burns was appointed executive vice president and provost of Oregon Health & Science University.

University of Maryland Eastern Shore to Cooperate with Danubius University in Romania

The agreement calls for the establishment of exchange programs for undergraduates and graduate students as well as faculty, and collaborations on research. The universities will also explore the possibility of joint degree programs and sharing technological expertise.

Alaska Air Teams Up With University of Maryland Eastern Shore to Diversity Pilot Ranks

A 2020 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report says 3.4 percent of airline pilots and flight engineers were Black. Alaska Air's partnership with the aviation program at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore will offset the high cost of commercial airline flight training.

Colleges and Universities Announce the Hiring of Five African American Administrators

Appointed to new administrative posts are Danielle Sims Brooks at Wiley College in Marshall, Texas, Horace D. Ballard at Harvard University, Camaron Loritts at Wake Forest University in North Carolina, Rondall E. Allen at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, and Dominique Moye at California State University, Northridge.

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Enters Partnership With Frostburg State University

The cooperative undergraduate/professional program agreement will enable Frostburg students to earn a pharmacy degree at UMES by reducing instruction time by up to two years. Undergraduates majoring in chemistry who meet the requirements and have strong academic credentials may gain preferential admission to UMES' professional degree program after three years of undergraduate study.

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.

Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans in Higher Education

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: Karl Von Binns Sr., 1951-2021

Dr. Binns taught in the department of hospitality and tourism management at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore for more than 22 years. He was the first African American to play varsity basketball at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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.

University of Maryland Eastern Shore and Salisbury University Revamp Their Dual-Degree Program

The two universities have renewed an academic partnership that will now allow students to earn a bachelor's degree in physics at Salisbury University and a bachelor's degree in engineering from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in four and a half years.

Students at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Can Now Major in Digital Media Studies

In addition to fulfilling a 14-class, 42-credit “core curriculum,” digital media studies majors will be required to take two foreign language courses and earn 18 digital-media elective credits, which could include off-campus internships.

Two African Americans Appointed to Dean Positions at State Universities

LaKeisha L. Harris has been appointed dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Research at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and Hub Brown will be the next dean of the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications.

New Assignments in Higher Education for Four Black Faculty Members

Taking on new roles are Kevin Haggard at Tennessee State University in Nashville, Lisa Beckley-Roberts at Jackson State University in Mississippi, Jamal Duncan in the School of Music at Arizona State Univerity, and Moses T. Kairo of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

Maryland Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Have Provided $577 Million to the State’s HBCUs

In a letter to legislative leaders, Governor Larry Hogan wrote that the economic fallout from this pandemic simply makes it impossible to fund any new programs, impose any new tax hikes, nor adopt any legislation having any significant fiscal impact, regardless of the merit of the legislation."

Physician Assistant Program Ready to Roll at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore

The program will be 28 months in duration and include didactic and experiential education components. Students in the program will complete over 2,000 hours in rotations including family medicine, general surgery, and mental health training.

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.

In Memoriam: Joe. A. Hairston, 1948-2019

Dr. Hairston was the first African American to lead the Baltimore County school system. After 12 years as superintendent, Dr. Hairston taught educational leadership and policy at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Maryland Governor Doubles His Offer to Settle HBCU Litigation That Has Dragged on for 13 Years

In 2018, Maryland Governor Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. said he was willing to dedicate as much as $100 million over 10 years to Maryland HBCUs. He has now raised that offer to $200 million. The four historically Black state universities have indicated they will settle the case for about $600 million.

Mediation Fails to Resolve Lawsuit Filed by Four HBCUs Against the State of Maryland

In December, a federal judge ordered the state of Maryland and four historically Black state universities into mediation to settle a 13-year-old lawsuit. The deadline to reach a solution has come and passed.

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Now Offering Two Certificates in Special Education

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Princess Anne has announced that it will now offer two certificate programs in special education; one for upperclassman pursuing bachelor's degrees and another for graduate-level students.

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