Spotlights

The Pearlstine Foundation to Sponsor a New Interactive Stage at The Children’s Museum of The Lowcountry

The Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry recently announced a pledge from the Pearlstine Foundation to provide funding for a Center Stage in the Speak Loud! studio, one of the new exhibits coming to the museum. These funds will support the museum’s Make & Believe campaign that will provide cutting-edge experiences in the arts and sciences designed especially with…

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SC State Professor Named 2019 Emerging Leader

  Dr. Rashad Anderson, assistant professor of teacher education and campus director of the Call Me MISTER Program, has been recognized as an Emerging Leader by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD). Anderson is among 25 educators from across the country to be included in the association’s 2019 class of Emerging Leaders, which…

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Hampton University to Offer Free Enrollment, Room & Board to University of the Bahamas Students Displaced by Hurricane Dorian

In an effort to help those students and families affected by Hurricane Dorian, Hampton University is entering into an agreement with the University of the Bahamas-North to allow students who have been displaced by the hurricane to continue their education on HU’s campus. “I think this agreement is something that can be helpful to a…

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® Successfully Raises $1 Million in Support of HBCUs for the Second Consecutive Year

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® has announced that for the second consecutive year, the sorority has successfully raised $1 million for the benefit of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) as part of its HBCU Impact Day initiative. On Monday, September 16, local chapters, private donors and corporate matching dollars from across the globe helped…

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Hogg Foundation to Award $2 Million in Grants for 2020 Census, Black Communities a Key Focus

This year, the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health is celebrating 80 years of supporting the mental health and well-being of Texans. As part of their anniversary efforts, the foundation is accepting proposals for the Texas Communities Count initiative, which will support complete count efforts in Texas for the 2020 U.S. Census. The foundation plans to award grants…

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New Student Orientation Week Concludes with Confirmation Ceremony

Claflin University concluded New Student Orientation Week with its annual Confirmation Ceremony August 18  in the W.V. Middleton Fine Arts Center. Dr. Derrick Swinton, interim dean of the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, delivered the keynote speaker. The ceremony culminated a week-long series of seminars, lectures, and information sessions offered to assist freshman students…

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The College of Charleston Race and Social Justice Initiative Renames Student Leadership Award to Honor Mr. James E. Campbell

The College of Charleston’s Race and Social Justice Initiative at the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture will rename its Student Leadership Award to honor Mr. James E. Campbell, a longtime civil rights activist, global educator, and friend of the Avery Research Center. A testament to the Race and Social Justice Initiative…

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Claflin University Board of Visitors Raises $1 Million for FOCUS100 Scholarships

In 2004, the Claflin University Board of Visitors established FOCUS100 Scholarships to provide modest grants to assist students who have trouble managing the costs of their tuition, fees, or books. FOCUS100 Scholarships cover small financial shortfalls that too often lead students to withdraw from school. Since the program’s creation, the University has used it to…

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Yaschik Foundation to Sponsor New Exhibit at The Children’s Museum of The Lowcountry

The Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry (CML) announced July 31 it has received a $27,000 grant from the Henry and Sylvia Yaschik Foundation to provide funding for a puppet theater in the Speak Loud! studio, one of the new exhibits coming to the museum. These funds will support the continuation of CML’s commitment to introducing the tri-county’s…

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