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Bridgette M. Brawner Honored by the International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses

Bridgette M. Brawner is an associate professor in the department of family and community health at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Her research focuses on HIV and AIDS among Black residents of Philadelphia and on how mental health conditions, such as depression in Black youth, correlate with unhealthy behaviors.

Five Black Scholars Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Taking on new duties are N’Dri Thérèse Assié-Lumumba at Cornell University, Lolita Buckner Inniss at Southern Methodist University, Lee H. Butler Jr. at Phillips Theological Seminary, Teresa A. Nance at Villanova University, and Angela Jordan Davis at American University.

Four African American Scholars Appointed to Dean Posts at Colleges and Universities

The new deans are Denise Rush at Boston Architectural College, Emory H. Woodard IV at Villanova University in Pennsylvania, Tamara Brown at the University of North Texas, and Charles Isbell at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

White Supremacists on College Campuses Emboldened by Trump Victory

There has been a rash of racial incidents on college campuses in the aftermath of Donald Trump's election to the presidency.

Two African Americans Appointed to Positions as Deans

J. Leon Washington was named dean of enrollment management at Villanova University in Pennsylvania and Michael Adams, a professor of public affairs at Texas Southern University, was named interim dean of the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at the university.

The Next Dean of the University of Virginia School of Medicine

Dr. David S. Wilkes has been serving as executive associate dean for research affairs at the Indiana University School of Medicine. He is a board-certified specialist in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine.

Paul Drayton Jr. Named President of Burlington County College

Since 2010, Drayton has served as Burlington County Administrator. Previously, he served as director of special projects at Temple University in Philadelphia and taught at the University of Pennsylvania.

Free Black Woman’s Civil War Diaries Available Online at Villanova University Website

The first entry of Emilie Davis' diaries, written on January 1, 1863, the day in which Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, read, "To day has bin a memorable day and i thank god i have been sperd to see it."

Three African Americans Win Rhodes Scholarships

The Rhodes Trust does not release data on the racial or ethnic identity of scholarship winners. But it appears that this year, three of the 32 Rhodes winners are African Americans.

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