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Kentucky State University named a tier one institution for best colleges for career planning curriculum

Kentucky State University was recently named a tier one institution by Educate To Career for best colleges for career planning curriculum. The Educate To...

Kentucky State University professor earns certification as Github campus advisor

A Kentucky State University professor recently earned the certification required to become a Github campus advisor. Dr. Jens Hannemann, associate professor of computer science...

Kentucky State University director received HBCU Educators award

The Kentucky State University director of the Atwood Institute for Race, Education, and the Democratic Ideal recently received the HBCU Educators award from SAS...

Kentucky State University and Simmons College of Kentucky answer the Commonwealth’s call

Kentucky State University and Simmons College of Kentucky recently signed a letter of intent to explore areas of collaboration in response to Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear’s call for the recruitment and training of more Black teachers. “We are excited that this moment can be a time when we can enhance the freedom of others,” Kentucky State University President M. Christopher Brown II said. “Kentucky’s only private HBCU and Kentucky’s only public HBCU joining hands to work together for the betterment of the Commonwealth and the nation in which we live.”President Brown pointed to clear research that shows the presence of Black teachers impacts the success of Black students at all levels of education.“Who is best at teaching an eagle how to fly like an eagle?” Simmons President Rev. Dr. Kevin W. Cosby said. “We need to put some eagles in Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) and the schools across the Commonwealth of Kentucky.”President Brown used the opportunity to bust some myths about HBCUs, including alleged lack of diversity.“Let me be clear for those of you that think HBCUs only have black students and black faculty,” President Brown said. “HBCUs are the nation’s most diverse institutions in the nation. Kentucky State is rated as the nation’s most diverse.”President Brown also noted increased equity for African-Americans in cities with thriving HBCUs.“There is still a critical need for these institutions as we morph and respond to change in society,” President Brown said.Other officials present for the press conference include Simmons Executive Vice President Dr. Frank Smith, Dr. Nancy Seay of Simmons, JCPS Superintendent Dr. Martin Pollio, National Baptist Convention of America President Dr. Samuel C. Tolbert Jr. and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer.

Two Kentucky State University students chosen as 2020 White House Competitiveness Scholars

Kentucky State University recently had two students chosen as 2020 White House Competitiveness Scholars.

Familiar face at Kentucky State University named interim alumni director

Kentucky State University alumni will find a familiar face in the University’s new interim alumni director. Mario J. Radford, a 2014 graduate from Kentucky...

Kentucky State University to offer 4-H summer youth development programs online

Kentucky State University and 4-H are offering exciting alternative camp options for students this summer. The 4-H at home program offers online lesson plans...

KSUNAA officers elected to new roles

The Kentucky State University National Alumni Association recently held its elections. Richard Graves, class of 1980 and affiliated with the Indianapolis chapter, remains president.Dr. Linda Whye, class of 1981, will serve as vice president.Aaron Terrell, class of 2007 and affiliated with the Chicago chapter, will serve as treasurer.Renee Micou of the Detroit chapter and class of 1973 will serve as financial secretary.Roxlauna Brown of the Columbus chapter will serve as secretary.Keushum Willingham, class of 2002, will serve as member-at-large.

Kentucky State University students and employees to receive free Kentucky Academy of Science memberships

In a press release, KAS announced that Kentucky State University is a 2020 Kentucky Academy of Science (KAS) Enhanced Affiliate and any Kentucky State...

In the Face of the Pandemic, Protests, and Possibilities – Remember B.R.E.D.S. Matter

M. Christopher Brown II, Ph.D.President, Kentucky State UniversityHistory is riddled with swaths of lived experiences that are redacted into just a few words.  The “Watergate Scandal” encompasses a break-in, grand jury testimony, and a presidential resignation.  The litigation “Brown v.

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