Tag: University of South Carolina
A university study finds that by age 23 nearly half of all Black men and 38 percent of White men have been arrested. For women, Whites are more likely to have been arrested than Blacks.
The University of South Carolina has recently acquired and placed on displayed the law school diploma of Richard Theodore Greener its first Black faculty member who taught philosophy, Greek, and Latin during the Reconstruction period.
Included in the exhibit are documents that show how slaves were used on campus during the antebellum period and photographs and other materials on a brief period during Reconstruction when Blacks students and faculty were on campus.
Booker T. Washington High School in Columbia, South Carolina, one of the first public high schools for African Americans in the city, closed in 1974. The building was purchased by the University of South Carolina and has now been renovated. The renovations include displays that preserve the history of the high school.
Taking on new administrative roles are Coreen Dawkins Jackson at Tennessee State University, Sasha McCraw at Paine College, Janice Welbrun of Marquette University, and John Dozier at the University of South Carolina.
Scholars at the University of South Carolina are establishing an archive documenting the history of the civil rights movement in South Carolina. The project is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
After more than 20 years at the University of Kentucky, this fall Professor Finney will take the John H. Bennett Jr. Chair of Southern Literature and Creative Writing at the University of South Carolina.
Birgitta Johnson joins the faculty at the University of South Carolina and Cynthia Nance of the University of Arkansas and Jessica Buck of Jackson State University are elected to prestigious positions.
African American Learners, a new peer-reviewed online journal, will be published twice each year.
Jacqueline Agesa, Derrick Williams, Akel Ismail Kahera, and Lee D. Walker are all assuming new duties.
The papers of Richard T. Greener, including his Harvard University diploma, were discovered in an old trunk in a house that was about to be razed.
The University of South Carolina study found Black physicians outperformed their White colleagues. But Black doctors were less at ease when they had White patients.
Sade Kosoko-Lasaki, Gloria Boutte, and Sulayman Nyang are honored by their universities.
Black Freshman Enrollments Are Up 8 Percent at the University of South Carolina: But the Record Over the Past...
Black freshman enrollments at the University of South Carolina are up about 8 percent from a year ago, when 287 black freshmen enrolled. While African Americans make up 28 percent of the college-age population in South Carolina, blacks make up only 7 percent of the first-year enrollments at the state's flagship university.