Tag: University of South Carolina
Grant Hayes has been serving as dean of the College of Education at the university since 2015. Recently, Provost Ron Mitchelson was named interim chancellor and Dr. Hayes has stepped in to serve in Dr. Mitchelson's role until a new chancellor is named.
Since 2015, Dr. Watson has served as provost and vice president of academic and student affairs at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall. Previously, Dr. Watson served as dean of the College of Education at the University of Northern Iowa.
Sherine O. Obare is the former associate vice president for research and a professor of chemistry at Western Michigan University. Dr. Obare also serves as a research leader fellow at the American Public and Land-Grant University Council on Research.
Some researchers suggest that social capital may decline because people retreat into their shells when faced with rising diversity — rejecting newcomers but also pulling back on engagement with people of their own ethnic group in an effort to shelter themselves.
Since 2013, Dr. Peters has been serving as vice provost for academic programs at Claflin University in Orangeburg, South Carolina. Additionally, she has served as a professor and chair for the department of chemistry at Claflin.
Most recently, Dr. Cooper has served as associate provost at Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida. Earlier in her career, she served on the staff at the University of South Carolina, Florida A&M University, and South Carolina State University.
Taking on new roles are Gloria Boutte at the University of South Carolina, Katherine Jolly at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Ohio, Cedric M. Bright at East Carolina University, Ulysses Owens Jr. at Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, and Allan Richards of the University of Kentucky.
Sherine O. Obare has been named dean of the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and North Carolina A&T State University. She will become the school's second permanent dean on January 14. She has been serving as a professor at Western Michigan University.
The study estimates that living in a high-lynching county is associated with 34.9 additional deaths per hundred thousand per year for White males, 23.7 deaths for White females, and 31 deaths for African American females. African American male death rates today were not affected.
DeBrenna LaFa Agbenyiga has been serving as vice provost, dean of the Graduate School, and as a professor of social work at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Earlier, Dr. Agbenyiga was a faculty member and administrator in the College of Social Science at Michigan State University.
Since 2005, Dr. Rouse has served as president of James Sprunt Community College in Kenansville, North Carolina. Earlier, he was dean of students at Johnston Community College in Smithfield, North Carolina.
The book presents emerging research regarding the importance of recruiting, retaining and promoting faculty within HBCUs and the benefits mentorship offers, such as professional development and psychosocial support.
The honorees are David Crockett of the School of Business at the University of South Carolina, Anjelica Gonzalez of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, and the late Carroll F.S. Hardy, a long-time administrator at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.
In 1873, during the Reconstruction period when Blacks held political power in South Carolina, Richard T. Greener joined the faculty at the University of South Carolina. Four years later, all Black faculty and students were purged from the university.
Appointed to new posts are Edrel Stoneham at Victoria College in Texas, Aisha Haynes at the University of South Carolina, Patricia Pierce Ramsey of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, Alonda Thomas at Howard University in Washington, D.C., and Allyson Livingstone at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts.
One of the flyers read: "You stupid monkeys handed Trump the White House, the minute you handed Hillary the nomination." The second flyer stated in part, "Dumb Black Asses just pull the lever for whomever the party machine says to.”
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 appointees are Kimberly Weatherly at the College of William and Mary, Walter P. Parrish III at the University of Chicago, Emil L. Cunningham at Penn State, Althea Counts at the University of South Carolina, Damien M. Williams at Fayetteville State, Patrice Dickerson at Virginia Tech, and Diedrick Graham at the University of Kansas.
Taking on new duties are Teshia Roby at California State University, Fullerton, Lisa Wilson at Clark Atlanta University, Dowell Taylor at Jackson State University, Michelle Bryan at the University of South Carolina, Tami B. Simmons at Johnson C. Smith University, and Mose Harris IV at Fayetteville State University.
In a project designed by researchers at the University of South Carolina, Black students assigned to a remedial mathematics track were instead taught algebra. Ninety percent of the students passed the course.
The appointees are: Lisa M. Coleman at New York University, Constance Tucker at Oregon Health & Science University, Claude Poux at Dartmouth College, Charima Young at Penn State, Cliff Scott at the University of South Carolina, and Moses T. Alexander Greene at North Carolina State University.
Chelsea Evans, a second-year student at the University of South Carolina School of Law, is the first African American to be elected editor-in-chief in the 69-year history of the legal publication.
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.
Taking on new teaching roles are Craig S. Wilder at MIT, Stacy-Ann January at the University of South Carolina, Wonder Drake at Vanderbilt University, Joseph Ravenell at New York University, and Marlon James at Macalester College in Minnesota.
South Carolina State University, the historically Black educational institution in Orangeburg, has entered into an agreement with Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College that will make it easier for students to transfer from OC Tech to South Carolina State University in order to earn bachelor's degrees.
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.
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.
Scholars at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, have debuted an interactive website that chronicles what is believed to be among the earliest examples of the music of the African diaspora.
Harvard University recently unveiled a portrait of Richard Theodore Greener that will hang in Annenberg Hall along with other luminaries of Harvard's past. Prior to 2005, only two of the university's approximately 750 portraits were of people of color.
Cleveland L. Sellers Jr., a celebrated leader of the civil rights movement and president of Voorhees College in Denmark, South Carolina, announced that he will step down at the end of the current academic year.
They are: Theodore Greene at Bowdoin College, Cherif Keita at Carelton College, Mumba Mumba at Lewis and Clark Community College, Anthony E. Clement at Brooklyn College, Eliza Allen at the University of South Carolina, and Kafi D. Kumasi at Wayne State University.
Since 2013, Dr. Panu has served as senior vice president for university affairs at the University of North Georgia in Dahlonega. Earlier he was vice president for academic affairs at Gainesville State College, which is now part of the University of North Georgia.
The National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition at the University of South Carolina has entered into a partnership agreement with the University of Johannesburg in South Africa.
In a photograph distributed widely on the internet, a student at the University of South Carolina is seen writing a list of "Reasons Why USC WiFi Blows." At the top of the list was a racial slur.
Dr. Shaw is the College of Arts & Sciences Distinguished Associate Professor of Political Science and African American Studies at the University of South Carolina. He is also serving as the interim director of African American studies.
Danielle R. Holley-Walker was appointed dean of the School of Law at Howard University in Washington. D.C. She has been serving as associate dean and a professor of law at the University of South Carolina Law School.