Posts Tagged: Howard University

Rev. Jesse Jackson

Rev. Jesse Jackson hospitalized after fall at Howard University

The Rev. Jesse Jackson was hospitalized Monday after falling during a visit to Howard University, in support of students protesting living conditions on the Washington campus, according to a spokesman. Jesse is 80-years-old, and was meeting with Howard President Wayne A.I. Frederick and other administrators when he “sustained an injury upon entering” a campus building,… Read more »

Phylicia Rashad Named Dean Of Howard University’s Fine Arts College

After conducting a nationwide search, Phylicia Rashad has been appointed dean of Howard University’s reestablished college of fine arts. She will begin her duties on July 1.  The Emmy-winner said she was honored and surprised by her appointment. She said she never saw herself as a Dean. In addition to being one of Howard University’s… Read more »

Howard University Receives $1 Million For Women’s Center

Howard University will receive $1 million to open a women’s center. The center will be devoted to producing gender-based research and promoting Black female leaders. The Center for Women, Gender and Global Leadership will be one of a handful of academic centers nationwide. The gift is from a Howard University trustee. Howard University is the… Read more »