18th Oct2012

Why HBCUs are Great and Progressive! | 10.18.2012

by Staff
  • Delaware State University as  part of a multi-year partnership with University of Delaware researchers are using an underwater robot to better understand the behavior & migration patterns of the sharks in real time

Link: http://www.pddnet.com/news/2012/10/shark-social-networking

  • Keynote speaker was Cynthia Marshall, president of NC AT&T spoke at the Salem Business Conference

Link: http://www.wschronicle.com/2012/10/female-leaders-speak-at-salem-business-conference/

  • Informal goodwill ambassador for WSSU Rev. Dr. Cedric Rodney has retired

Link: http://www.wschronicle.com/2012/10/farewell-dr-rodney/

  • WSSU – The Black Panther Party is honored with a marker stands at the corner of Fifth Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Link: http://www.wschronicle.com/2012/10/black-panthers-legacy-honored-with-marker/

  • WSSU Alum – Recreation Leader Patrice Johnson helps the surrounding community complete their high school education at the Anderson Recreation Center

Link: http://www.wschronicle.com/2012/10/rec-centers-latest-offering-ged-classes/

  • Claflin University – Volleyball player Katherin Fischer has been ranked #1 again by the NCAA as the leader in service aces per set
  • Claflin University – Volleyball player Kiara Johnson is tied for 16th in the nation in Service Aces per set

Link: http://www.thesiac.com/news/2012/10/16/wvball_1016121635.aspx

  • Through the Prairie View A&M University’s Cooperative Extension Program – Texas 4-H  and UnitedHealthcare announced a new partnership to promote healthy living and empower youth to help fight the nation’s obesity epidemic

Link: http://www.stylemagazine.com/texas-4-h-prairie-view-am-and-uhc-promote-healthy-living-at-community-garden/

  • On November 2 and 3rd, the IUVA will co-host a NASA Space Science Day at Howard University

Link: http://iuva.org/news/nasa-space-science-day-howard-university

  • The idea for the book was initially conceived by Marion Thompson Wright, a professor of education at Howard University

Link: http://www.afro.com/sections/news/Washington/story.htm?storyid=76433

Students in the Howard University College of Dentistry and pre-dental students at the University have joined with other students across the city – and the nation – to address the challenge of tooth decay in children

Link: http://www.afro.com/sections/news/Washington/story.htm?storyid=76433

  • Wealthy and Successful Hip Hop Artists to be featured at Howard University’s Homecoming

Link: http://allhiphop.com/2012/10/17/rap-stars-line-up-for-howard-universitys-homecoming/

  • “The hardest working man in Orangeburg” is finally calling it a day at South Carolina State University

Link: http://www.cosida.com/news.aspx?id=3834

  • The University of Maryland Eastern Shore will be host to two gourmet dining experiences this fall: Nov. 9, “Salute to Our Military Men & Women,” and Dec. 7, “Celebration.”

Link: http://www.delmarvanow.com/article/20121017/LIFESTYLE/310170080/Enjoy-good-food-support-students-UMES-dinners-fall?nclick_check=1

  • Coppin State University is building a new science and technology center

Link: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/politics/bs-md-ci-boe-items-20121017,0,416270.story

  • Queen Earth is playing at Coppin State University on Nov. 07

Link: http://www.queenearth.com/calendar-of-shows/

  • FAMU Hospital to be recognized as historic marker

Link: http://www.thefamuanonline.com/news/famu-hospital-to-be-recognized-as-historic-marker-1.2779507#.UIDKWsXA98E

  • FAMU parents, family to visit this weekend Rabia Muhammed

Link: http://www.thefamuanonline.com/news/famu-parents-family-to-visit-this-weekend-rabia-muhammed-1.2779512#.UIDKYcXA98E

  • Virginia Union University will soon break ground on a new Living Learning Center

Link: http://www.richmondbizsense.com/2012/10/17/as-enrollment-rises-so-will-a-building/

Alabama State University‘s $2.3 million deal to buy Alabama Public Television

Link: http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/article/20121017/NEWS01/310170042/Advertiser-Update-Alabama-State-s-2-3-million-deal-buy-Alabama-Public-Television-building-hold?odyssey=mod%7Cnewswell%7Ctext%7CFrontpage%7Cs

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