Tag: University of North Carolina Charlotte
Taking on new roles are Renita W. Marshall at Southern Univerity in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, André J. Thomas at the Institute of Sacred Music at Yale University, Chassidy Bozeman at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, and Akinwumi Ogundiran at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Dr. Pam Jackson has been on the staff at the university for almost 13 years and has been serving as interim provost since December 2017. Earlier, she was dean of the of College of Business and Economics at Fayetteville State University.
Dr. Ogundiran is a professor of Africana studies, anthropology, and history at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. The journal focuses on African archaeology, including topics such as the emergence of modern humans and the earliest manifestation of human culture.
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.
The honorees are Stephan Moore of the University of the Virgin Islands, Sharon Draper, an author and retired educator, Alfred Whitesides Jr., former chair of the board at the University of North Carolina Asheville, Tanure Ojaide of the University of North Carolina Charlotte, and Airea D. Matthews of the University of Michigan.
Derrick Griffith, dean of student affairs at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York, was one of eight victims in a horrific railroad accident in Philadelphia on May 12.
Mario Azevedo, a native of Mozambique, has been serving as professor and interim chair of the department of history and philosophy at the university. Previously, he taught for 20 years at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte.
Here is this week’s news of grants to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.
Natasha Brison, an assistant professor at Georgia State University, won an award for research on sport and recreation and Chance W. Lewis of the University of North Carolina Charlotte was honored for a lifetime of work by the American Educational Research Association.
Dr. Long is an associate professor and chair of the department of communication studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
Valorie McAlpin of the University of North Carolina Charlotte and Margaret Young of Elizabeth City State University are the honorees.