Wilberforce University

Type: Organization
Name: Wilberforce University
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

5 civic-minded women charter sorority chapter

As part of our observance of Wilmington's 275th anniversary, Bertha Boykin Todd shared this: “As the city of Wilmington begins to celebrate its 275th anniversary, it is appropriate to pay tribute to five women of color who played a significant role in ... [Published Star News Online - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Wilberforce announces convocation plans

The fall convocation at Wilberforce University will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, at the at the Alumni Multiplex on campus, Wilberforce, 1055 N Bickett Rd.The featured speaker will be Dr. Marvenia Bosley, a graduate of the University of Dayton. ... [Published Dayton Daily News - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Church official gives back

As a 25-year senior pastor of the Greater Allen A.M.E. Church in Dayton, the Rev. Earl G. Harris has distinguished himself as a leader. The administrative body of the African Methodist Episcopal Church has recognized his accomplishments with an appointment ... [Published Dayton Daily News - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Wilberforce University names new board leadership

Wilberforce University has announced changes to its board leadership amid larger plans to turn the troubled school around.The Greene County historically black university has named Mark Wilson, CEO of eVerifile, as chairman of its board of trustees while ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

University of Akron's Center for the History of Psychology receives $3.5 million gift: Higher Education Roundup

AKRON, Ohio - The University of Akron's Center for the History of Psychology  has been renamed the Drs. Nicholas and Dorothy Cummings Center for the History of Psychology following a $3.5 million gift from the couple, who had earlier given a $1.5 million ... [Published Cleveland.com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Wilberforce names new board chairman, vice chairman

Wilberforce University, the country’s oldest historically black private university, named a new board chairman and board vice chair on Thursday during a critical time in the university’s history. ... [Published Dayton Daily News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Momentum Gaining At Nation's Oldest HBCU

WILBERFORCE, Ohio"We are thrilled with the announcement of new leadership for our Board of Trustees and have great confidence in these two highly qualified men as we push forward with our 'Force of Change' strategy," says Interim President Dr. Wilma ... [Published Benzinga.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

America's Oldest Historically Black Private College Is On the Verge of Losing Its Accreditation. Can It Be Saved?

There's a rumor in thedorms that Meat wants to challenge Jarred to a freestyle battle. Meat thinks he's got chops too, here in the school year's early going, and in truth he's shown promise. But Jarred Hill, a fifth year senior, former class president ... [Published Cleveland Scene - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Wilberforce University alumni pledge $2M

Wilberforce University alumni have committed $2 million to help the struggling school, the oldest private historically black university in the nation.The university, about 30 miles east of Dayton, may lose its accreditation due to deficits and low en ... [Published University Business - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Alums of Ohio black college fight for its survival

CINCINNATI (AP) - Alumni of the country's oldest historically black private university are committing money and other support to help their alma mater's fight for survival amid the risk of accreditation loss and financial deficits and low enrollment. ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Wilberforce University, the nation's oldest private black university, delays naming new president, according to report

Wilberforce University, the oldest private historically black university in the nation, was expected to name a new president on Saturday but is continuing the search, diverseeducation.com reported. ... [Published Real-Time News: Latest Northeast Ohio News - cl ... - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

if Wilberforce University is to survive, its incompetent board must go: editorial

Wilberforce University, the first private historically black university in the U.S., has to meet the accrediting agency's December deadline and prove its a viable institution, writes the editorial board. ... [Published Real-Time News: Latest Northeast Ohio News - cl ... - Jun 27 2014]

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The bill passed April 28, 1890. The legislation is little more than a paragraph, beginning with: "Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That the first Monday in September of each and every year, shall be know as labor day."
...in these two highly qualified men as we push forward with our 'Force of Change' strategy," interim President Wilma Mishoe said in a press release. "Both Mr. Wilson and Mr. Miller have proven leadership experience in their respective industries leading two very successful companies, and we know that their knowledge and senior leadership will sustain and advance Wilberforce University's mission, traditions, values and reputation."
"It's just my responsibility and duty to lend whatever leadership and guidance I can back to the school to help it get back to a place where we all know it should be."

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5 civic-minded women charter sorority chapter [Published Star News Online - Sep 10 2014]
Wilberforce announces convocation plans [Published Dayton Daily News - Sep 05 2014]
Church official gives back [Published Dayton Daily News - Sep 03 2014]
John Patterson Green, father of Labor Day in Oh... [Published Cleveland.com - Sep 01 2014]
Wilberforce University names new board leadership [Published Business First of Buffalo - Aug 29 2014]
University of Akron's Center for the History of... [Published Cleveland.com - Aug 29 2014]
Wilberforce names new board chairman, vice chai... [Published Dayton Daily News - Aug 28 2014]
New Board Chairman Says Wilberforce Must "Creat... [Published Cleveland Scene - Aug 28 2014]
Momentum Gaining At Nation's Oldest HBCU [Published Benzinga.com - Aug 28 2014]
Momentum Gaining At Nation's Oldest HBCU [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Aug 28 2014]
Ronnie Notch partners with Microsoft with Notes... [Published St Louis American - Aug 28 2014]
America's Oldest Historically Black Private Col... [Published Cleveland Scene - Aug 20 2014]
John Julius Schwepe [Published Findlay Courier - Aug 19 2014]
Dick Smith [Published Athens Messenger - Aug 19 2014]
HBCU: The Black college experience [Published Indianapolis Recorder - Aug 14 2014]
Savor the State: Detours and Side Trips [Published Columbus - Aug 12 2014]
Wilberforce University alumni pledge $2M [Published University Business - Aug 12 2014]
Coop's Youth Part 2 - Summer of Love & Respite [Published Daily Kos - Aug 09 2014]
Alums of Ohio Black college fight for its survival [Published Final Call - Aug 09 2014]
Alums of Ohio black college fight for its survival [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jul 30 2014]
Wilberforce University, the nation's oldest pri... [Published Real-Time News: Latest Northeast Ohio News - cl ... - Jul 28 2014]
Ohio college at risk of losing accreditation [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Jun 28 2014]
Richland County History: Mansfield resident was... [Published Mansfield News Journal - Jun 28 2014]
if Wilberforce University is to survive, its in... [Published Real-Time News: Latest Northeast Ohio News - cl ... - Jun 27 2014]
Ohio college grads to hear from prominent speakers [Published The Washington Times stories: News - May 03 2014]
EDITORIAL: William Mallory Sr.'s life inspires ... [Published Cincinnati Enquirer - Dec 11 2013]
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Momentum Gaining At Nation's Oldest HBCU [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Aug 28 2014]
WILBERFORCE, Ohio, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilberforce University, the country's oldest historically black private university, today announced new leadership for its Board of Trustees.  Mark Wilson, CEO of eVerifile, will now lead the Board of Trustees ...
Wilberforce University, the nation's oldest pri... [Published Real-Time News: Latest Northeast Ohio News - cl ... - Jul 28 2014]
Wilberforce University, the oldest private historically black university in the nation, was expected to name a new president on Saturday but is continuing the search, diverseeducation.com reported. ...
if Wilberforce University is to survive, its in... [Published Real-Time News: Latest Northeast Ohio News - cl ... - Jun 27 2014]
Wilberforce University, the first private historically black university in the U.S., has to meet the accrediting agency's December deadline and prove its a viable institution, writes the editorial board. ...
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