Education

Former White House Intern Barred From Fraternity Because He’s Gay
By December 2, 2013 Read More →

Former White House Intern Barred From Fraternity Because He’s Gay

A former White House intern says he’s been denied admission to a prestigious Black Greek fraternity because he’s gay. Brian Stewart, a 20-year-old student at Morgan State University pledged with the Alpha Iota chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi, in October, only to be told “the current members had decided not to admit any more gay […]

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Rwanda’s IT revolution targets knowledge economy
By November 23, 2013 Read More →

Rwanda’s IT revolution targets knowledge economy

The One Laptop Per Child initiative has seen thousands of laptops distributed across Rwandan schools Olive Uwineza is 12 years old and dreams of becoming president one day. She sits in a class of about 30 pupils, at a high-tech primary school in Kigali, Rwanda. By Lerato Mbele Each student has a green, white and […]

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Bill Cosby to speak at Tuskegee University
By October 26, 2013 Read More →

Bill Cosby to speak at Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, Ala. – The Tuskegee University community is preparing to honor its traditions and celebrate its progress during a week of homecoming activities, Oct. 27-Nov. 3. This year’s homecoming theme is “Celebrating the Spirit of Tuskegee.” There are several daily events scheduled including an address by entertainer and philanthropist, Bill Cosby. One of America’s most […]

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UNAIDS director encourages Tuskegee University parents and students to help fight HIV
By October 17, 2013 Read More →

UNAIDS director encourages Tuskegee University parents and students to help fight HIV

Michel Sidibé of UNAIDS(l) and Tuskegee University President Gilbert L. Rochon (r) TUSKEGEE, Ala. — Michel Sidibé, executive director of UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, and under-secretary-general of the United Nations, gave the keynote address at Tuskegee University. Sidibé spoke the university community, parents and alumni at Tuskegee’s Annual Scholarship Convocation and […]

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Stillman College Installation of 2013-2014 SGA President and Cabinet
By September 29, 2013 Read More →

Stillman College Installation of 2013-2014 SGA President and Cabinet

Tuscaloosa, AL.–An Installation Ceremony was held for Stillman’s 2013-2014 Student Government Association (SGA) President Rio Jackson (front row, 3rd from left) and her 14 cabinet members on Thursday, September 26, 2013. Jackson, a senior from Los Angeles, California, who is majoring in psychology, admits that she was “thrilled, excited and honored”—but not surprised—when she was […]

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Stillman Receives $27,500 Gift from Parents of Former Coach Frank DiCocco
By September 14, 2013 Read More →

Stillman Receives $27,500 Gift from Parents of Former Coach Frank DiCocco

Lou and Kathy DiCocco of the H.O.P.E. Foundation For A Better Tomorrow presented Stillman with $27,500 to begin an endowed scholarship for student athletes and finance the College’s first Shaping Champions Scholarship in Memory of Coach Frank D. B. DiCocco. Pictured, from left to right, on a balcony overlooking Stillman Stadium are Interim President Peter […]

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Stillman to Hold Fall Convocation and Sophomore Rite of Passage September 5th
By August 28, 2013 Read More →

Stillman to Hold Fall Convocation and Sophomore Rite of Passage September 5th

Stillman College will hold its annual Fall Convocation on Thursday, September 5, 11 a.m. in Birthright Alumni Hall. During this event, President Ernest McNealey will deliver his annual State of the College address and welcome faculty, staff, students and friends of the College to another academic year. In addition to reflecting upon the past year, […]

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US Students Face Higher Costs
By June 29, 2013 Read More →

US Students Face Higher Costs

Seven million low-income U.S. college students face higher costs unless President Barack Obama and both Democrats and Republicans in Congress reach an agreement by July. By Jim Randle Many experts doubt the bickering politicians will act in time to prevent a doubling of the interest charged on education loans for students who need the financial […]

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S. Sudan Switches from Arabic Textbooks to English
By June 7, 2013 Read More →

S. Sudan Switches from Arabic Textbooks to English

YAMBIO, SOUTH SUDAN — Primary school pupils in the South Sudanese state of Western Equatoria no longer have to use textbooks from Sudan in Arabic, which many of them did not understand, after some 400,000 textbooks were delivered in the state Thursday. The books are the first to be written and published under South Sudan’s […]

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National Urban League president to deliver Tuskegee address
By May 2, 2013 Read More →

National Urban League president to deliver Tuskegee address

TUSKEGEE, Ala. — Marc Morial, president and CEO of the National Urban League, will speak at Tuskegee University’s baccalaureate ceremony May 10 at 6:30 p.m. CST in Gen. Daniel “Chappie” James Center. As head of the National Urban League since 2003, he has been the primary catalyst for an era of change for the nation’s […]

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