UNCF Issuing Report on Upward Mobility of Black Students 2021

Report on Upward Mobility of Black Students 2021

Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —

What: Twitter chat hosted by UNCF’s Frederick D. Patterson Research Institute and Diverse: Issues In Higher Education with Black education leaders and speakers on new UNCF report: HBCUs Transforming Generations: Social Mobility Outcomes for HBCU Alumni. The chat is open to the public.

When: Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, 1:00-2 p.m. ET/ noon-1:00 p.m. CT

Where: On Twitter @UNCF and @DiverseIssues

WHO: Moderators: Dr. Nadrea Njoku, interim director, Frederick D. Patterson Research Institute, UNCF and Dr. Jamal Watson, award winning journalist, professor of communications at Trinity Washington University and a contributor to Diverse: Issues In Higher Education.

Panelists: NFR 2021 Live Free

— Dr. Michael L. Lomax, president and CEO, UNCF

— Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis, president, Benedict College

— Jessmine Cornelius, program coordinator, UNCF Institute for Capacity Building and HBCU alumna, Prairie View A&M University

— Dr. Charlie Nelms, HBCU advocate and higher education consultant

— Dr. Walter Kimbrough, president, Dillard University

About UNCF NFR 2021 Live

UNCF (United Negro College Fund) is the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization. To serve youth, the community and the nation, UNCF supports students’ education and development through scholarships and other programs, supports and strengthens its 37 member colleges and universities, and advocates for the importance of minority education and college readiness. UNCF institutions and other historically Black colleges and universities are highly effective, awarding nearly 20% of African American baccalaureate degrees. UNCF administers more than 400 programs, including scholarship, internship and fellowship, mentoring, summer enrichment, and curriculum and faculty development programs. Today, UNCF supports more than 60,000 students at over 1,100 colleges and universities across the country. Its logo features the UNCF torch of leadership in education and its widely recognized trademark, ‟A mind is a terrible thing to waste.”® Learn more at UNCF.org or for continuous updates and news, follow UNCF on Twitter at @UNCF.

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Monique LeNoir
United Negro College Fund, Inc. (UNCF)
202-810-0231
monique.lenoir@uncf.org