Dillard University

Type: Organization
Name: Dillard University
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Higher ed reforms will hurt students of color

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Last year, in an effort to improve accountability and return-on-investment in higher education, President Barack Obama unveiled a plan to rate institutions and tie federal funding to those ratings. But at a time when state and federal ... [Published Dallas Examiner - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

ARCH Framing & Design welcomes Taneshia West Albert

BY jsweeney|Posted: Thursday, September 11, 2014 08:42 AMTanesha West Albert joins ARCH Framing & Design as the firm’s Design Director. Mrs WestAlbert comes to ARCH from a prominent healthcare organization, Ochsner Health System inJefferson, Louisiana, ... [Published STLtoday.com - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Deterville, Percy Smith "(Meatball)" (Poochie)

Be the first to share your memories or express your condolences in the Guest Book for Percy Smith "(Meatball)" (Poochie) Deterville.Percy (Poochie) (Meatball) Smith Deterville, passed away on Saturday September 6, 2014 at home surrounded by his loving ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

10 Financial Terms Every Investor Should Know

Fora novice, it can be intimidating to invest money. There's the anxiety thatcomes with taking risks and knowing you may not get all of your money back. Butarguably, what's even more intimidating is the investing jargon. There are alot of buzzwords financial ... [Published US News & World Report - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Why is it so?

In Depth › Science FeaturesWe've trawled through the archives and found five of our favourite episodes from this classic series hosted by Professor Julius Sumner Miller. Watch them now!Professor Miller's infectious enthusiasm for physics delighted, educated ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Vernon to assume position as Kirby city manager Sept. 19

Monique Vernon is just the person the city of Kirby was looking for when it voted unanimously Thursday to hire the city of San Antonio official as its new city manager.“She's exactly what we are looking for in a city manager,” said Kirby Mayor Tim Wilson ... [Published MySanAntonio - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

Gentilly's new Daughters of Charity Health Center

News FlashIt has been serving more than 20 people a day since May, but on Aug. 27, Archbishop Gregory Aymond officially blessed the new Daughters of Charity Health Center on the campus of Dillard University. Daughter of Charity Sister Bonnie Hoffman, ... [Published Clarion Herald - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Report: Murder rate in New Orleans down for first half of 2014

Murder in New Orleans is down 8 percent so far this year compared to this same time frame in 2013.That’s from a recent statistic released this week by the New Orleans Police Department. It represents a “continued downward trend” in murder and shows that ... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

National fraternity organization to study hazing, alcohol, sexual violence

A national fraternity organization this week finalized three presidential committees to study hazing, alcohol abuse and sexual violence among college students in fraternities.The North-American Interfraternity Conference, representing 75 international ... [Published University Business - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

In Memoriam: Warren "Porgy" Jones

WWOZ was very sad to learn of the passing of New Orleans R&B and jazz trumpeter Warren "Porgy" Jones on August 21, at the age of 74.He grew up in the French Quarter, and was a student of the legendary music educator Yvonne Busch.  By the time he was in ... [Published WWOZ New Orleans 90.7 FM - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Dillard University gathering to prayer for peace in memory of Michael Brown

Protestors are quieting down in Ferguson, Missouri over the shooting of Michael Brown as his family and thousands more prepare to lay him to rest. The 18-year-old's funeral comes more than two weeks after he was killed by an officer on August ninth.In ... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Dillard University to offer free job training in hazardous waste management

The training initiative, provided by Dillard's Deep South Center for Environmental Justice, receives funding from the National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences. It last from Sept. 2 until Nov. 14.Beverly Wright, the director of the Deep South ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Aug 18 2014]

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The Higher Education Act of 1965 defines an HBCU as "any historically black college or university that was established prior to 1964, whose principal mission was, and is, the education of black Americans, and that is accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association determined by the Secretary (of Education) to be a reliable authority as to the quality of training offered or is, according to such an agency or association, making reasonable progress toward accreditation."
Raton, Florida. "So the bigger the expense ratio, the less money you're"
"The hope I have here is simply summed up To stir your imagination, awaken your interest, arouse your curiosity, enliven your spirit — all with the purpose of bringing you to ask, as young Maxwell put it, "What's the go of it?" — or, as Kepler had it, "why things are as they are and not otherwise". Or, more simply in my own phrase, why is it so?"
Still, Gordon stressed that the convention remains wary of reaching young people at the expense of diluting its core message. "We as a denomination ... must not change the gospel because the gospel does not change, but reach them with new methods that are in keeping with the gospel of Christ."

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New Orleans 9 Years After Hurricane Katrina [Published Los Angeles Sentinel - Sep 11 2014]
Higher Ed Reforms Will Hurt Students of Color [Published Black Press USA - Sep 10 2014]
Betty Pierce Dennis To Lead NLN/Chamberlain Col... [Published Nurses.com - Sep 10 2014]
Longest-serving college president to retire [Published Louisiana Weekly - Sep 08 2014]
Deterville, Percy Smith "(Meatball)" (Poochie) [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Sep 08 2014]
10 Financial Terms Every Investor Should Know [Published US News & World Report - Sep 05 2014]
Norman Francis Stepping Down in 2015 as Xavier ... [Published Diverse - Sep 04 2014]
The St. Louis American Foundation celebrates ei... [Published St Louis American - Sep 04 2014]
Why is it so? [Published ABC Online - Sep 03 2014]
National Baptist Convention USA, Inc. to choose... [Published Louisiana Weekly - Sep 02 2014]
Vernon to assume position as Kirby city manager... [Published MySanAntonio - Sep 02 2014]
Gentilly's new Daughters of Charity Health Center [Published Clarion Herald - Sep 01 2014]
Report: Murder rate in New Orleans down for fir... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Aug 31 2014]
For National Baptist Convention, twin challenge... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Aug 30 2014]
Michel Martin Goes #BeyondFerguson [Published NPR - Aug 28 2014]
National fraternity organization to study hazin... [Published University Business - Aug 28 2014]
In Memoriam: Warren "Porgy" Jones [Published WWOZ New Orleans 90.7 FM - Aug 28 2014]
Dolliole Jr., Lucien John "Bubble" [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Aug 28 2014]
NSU holds Louisiana Studies Conference [Published KTAL-TV - Aug 28 2014]
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