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UNCF’s $1 Billion campaign boosted by $100 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.

In a move to bolster historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) unveiled a monumental $1 billion capital campaign during a press conference held at Clark Atlanta University yesterday. The catalyst for this initiative is a $100 million unrestricted grant awarded by Lilly Endowment Inc. Dr. Michael L. Lomax, President […]

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Historic Collaboration: Debt Collective and Morehouse College Erase $10 Million in Student Debt

The Debt Collective and Morehouse College have joined forces in an extraordinary partnership that will see the complete elimination of over $10 million in student debt. Morehouse College took the remarkable step of transferring its entire collections for the Fall 2022 term and prior to the Debt Collective’s sister organization, the Rolling Jubilee Fund, for […]

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Clark Atlanta University embarks on campus Expansion

*Atlanta, GA – The Board of Trustees of Clark Atlanta University (CAU) has unveiled plans to construct three new campus facilities simultaneously to address housing and student experience on campus. Following an extensive and inclusive process of student engagement, the university’s administration has proposed the construction of a new freshman residence hall, a second dining […]

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Spelman College announces Dr. Pamela E. Scott-Johnson as new provost

Spelman College recently announced the appointment of Dr. Pamela E. Scott- Johnson as the College’s new provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. According to the press release, Scott-Johnson currently serves as provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs at Monmouth University in West Long Branch.“We are pleased to welcome alumna and former faculty […]

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Morehouse College and the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting partner to support journalism on campus

Morehouse College announced its partnership with the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting- the Society. This partnership focuses on increasing and retaining journalists and editors of color in investigative reporting. Formerly at The University of North Caroline at Chapel Hill, The Society will be based on Morehouse’s campus with co-founder Nikole Hannah-Jones and staff […]

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State Senate announces findings from Study Committee on Excellence, Innovation, and Technology at Historically Black Colleges and Universities 

On Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023, Sen. Sonya Halpern (D – Atlanta), held a press conference with members of the General Assembly and stakeholders from Georgia’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities, or HBCUs, to announce the findings and recommendations of the Senate Study Committee on Excellence, Innovation, and Technology at HBCUs. Halpern spearheaded the effort, which […]