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    Alabama A&M University

    • Hadiyah Nicole Green, Alabama A&M University alumna, broke barriers as a physicist and leader in cancer research (Read more in WVTM 13)

     

    Alcorn State University (Miss.)

    • Alcorn State University published a list of notable Black alumni, including inventors, trendsetters, and barrier breakers (Read more)

     

    California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

    • Violet Palmer, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona alumna, was the first woman to referee a game in the NBA (Read more)

     

    Delaware State University

    • Delaware State University launches diagnostic laboratory to save time, money, and increase efficiency of COVID-19 Testing (Read more)

     

    Howard University (D.C.)

    • Marriott family donates $20 million to Howard University for hospitality leadership center (Read more in The Washington Post)

     

    James Madison University (Va.)

    • JMU leadership approves new names for three buildings on campus (Read more)

     

    Morgan State University (Md.)

    • Meet the man who defied skeptics to build a journalism school at Morgan State University in record time (Read more in The Baltimore Sun)
    • Morgan State University alumna Valerie L. Thomas is the face behind the NASA Landsat images (Read more)
    • Philanthropist Calvin Tyler Jr., and his wife, Tina, pledged $20 million Monday to his alma mater Morgan State University (Read more in AP News)

     

    Texas Southern University

    • Former state Rep. and Texas Southern University alumnus Al Edwards helped make Juneteenth a state holiday (Read more in Houston Public Media)

     

    University of California, Merced

    • Eight stories to read for Black History Month (Read more)

     

    University of Northern Iowa

    • George Stigler, University of Northern Iowa alumnus, went on to serve as Iowa’s longest active serving judge and second Black district jurist (Read more)

     

    Washington State University Tri-Cities

    • William R. Wiley, Washington State University Tri-Cities alumnus, served as director of the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory from 1984 to 1994 (Read more)

     

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