February 28, 2017 • Article

Howard University Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Kay T. Payne Receives ASHA Honors Award.

Kay T. Payne Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, received the ASHA Honors at last year’s annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).

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Howard University was founded in 1867. 
February 28, 2017 • Article

Howard University’s School of Business Receives $ 200,000 from Enlightened Inc. for the Cybersecurity Education and Research Center

Howard University School of Business has received $ 200,000 from Enlightened Inc. signifying a partnership to create the region’s premier center of education for workforce development, professional training and research in cybersecurity. 

“We need our students to see people like themselves and have mentors to guide them to get where they need to go,” said President Wayne A.I. Frederick. “Two of our concerns are data recovery and data security. I can ensure you that the best students are here at Howard University.”

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February 28, 2017 • Article

Howard University’s Bison STEM Scholars Program To Welcome First Cohort in Fall 2017

Howard University’s Bison STEM Scholars Program, known as BSSP, will welcome its first round of scholars in fall 2017. Ten top-performing high school students have been selected to complete Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D. programs in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics discipline.

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February 28, 2017 • Press Release

Howard University Among Peace Corps’ 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges & Universities

WASHINGTON (February 28, 2017) – Today, the Peace Corps announced that Howard University ranked No. 14 among medium size schools on the agency’s 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 18 Howard alumni currently volunteering worldwide.

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February 24, 2017 • Press Release

Smithsonian Science Education Center and Howard University Join Forces to Increase Diversity in STEM Teaching

WASHINGTON (February 23, 2017) --According to the American Association of Colleges for Teachers of Education, 45% of America’s PK-12 population are students of color whereas the teachers that look like them make up only 17.5% of the teaching workforce. What’s more, while STEM-related jobs are growing rapidly, only a small fraction of students graduating with STEM degrees come from underrepresented populations.

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February 24, 2017 • Press Release

MARK A. L. MASON TO DELIVER 2017 CHARTER DAY ADDRESS--Celebrity artists Common and Tank confirmed for Charter Day Dinner

WASHINGTON (February 24, 2017) – Howard University President, Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, today announced that Howard University Alumnus and Board of Trustee, Mark A. L. Mason will deliver the University’s 2017 Charter Day address, scheduled for 11 a.m., Thursday, March 2, 2017, at Cramton Auditorium on the University’s main campus.

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Howard University was founded in 1867. 
February 22, 2017 • Press Release

Howard University Earns Top Accreditation for Health Sciences Simulation and Clinical Skills Center

Howard University Health Sciences Simulation & Clinical Skills Center Earns National Accreditation as an American College of Surgeons Accredited Education Institute

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February 16, 2017 • Article

Howard University Adds Goldman Sachs Executive John F. W. Rogers to Board of Trustees

WASHINGTON (February 16, 2017) — Howard University today announced that John F.W. Rogers, Executive Vice President and Secretary to the Board of Directors of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. and a member of the firm’s Management Committee, has been appointed to Howard University’s board of trustees.

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