Sunday, April 13, 2014

"Weekly Dozens" Magazine -- Saturday 4/12/14

Last updated: Monday 4/14/14 @ 1:30 am
Below find links to the Digital Learning Lab's "Dozens" of favorite academic news items posted by HBCU and other media on Twitter about HBCUs' teaching, research, and community service for the week ending Saturday 4/12/14 ... in chronological order from latest to earliest ... Links to previous editions of the Dozens can be found here ==> Back issues ... Note that back issues can be searched for old tweets.

A. News, Events, & Features ... Dozen

  1. Fort Valley State inauguration rooted in optimism: Cheryl Davenport Dozier, ...

  2. Chemist Percy Julian Honored With Google Doodle: Though his white classmate...

  3. Johnson C. Smith Receives $825,000 Grant for Student Scholarships


  4. RT DSU gets unprecedented private donation: Delaware State University has r...

  5. Fisk inaugurates president after year of growth: Fisk University is schedul...

  6. RT RCMI Center for Environmental Health at Jackson State awarded $10.7M: JAN...

  7. Alabama State University garners federal grant for nanotechnology student re...
  8. Elizabeth City State, Winston-Salem State Seek Dramatic Restructuring

  9. Did you know, the man that replaced Bill Gates @ Microsoft was an HBCU Graduate!? Check it out




  10. RT Three HBCU Presidents Announce Retirements: (via ) | THIS IS a serious leadership NO



B. Black Hackers & Entrepreneurs ... Half Dozen ... Some useful reference links
  1. Small businesses growing at Alcorn State technology incubator: When Laure...


  2. How & (both MBA ’10) of are opening doors for minorities in technology

  3. Had an all-star cast at the w/ the most reps from our friends at +

  4. University of Maryland College Park (UMCP) to offer technology entrepreneurship program -- online via

C. Comments & Opinions ... Half Dozen
  1. Five Signs That Your HBCU Has a Bad President
  2. HAPPY FOUNDERS DAY | Spelman College was founded on April 11, 1881 as the Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary |...
  3. Consider increasing the number of staff to support online initiatives.
  4. A Tangled Web | HBCU Newspaper Censorship via //


  5. A few Black millionaires w/basketballs in hand is a hell of a trade off for the message it sends millions of our children about education.




D. Some Important Upcoming Events ... Half Dozen 





  1. VIRTUAL VERSION OF 2014 USDLA CONFERENCE AVAILABLE - REGISTER TODAY!
  2. REMINDER: 2014 National Acccess, Diversity and Excellence Summit
  3. The Symposium is moving! Have you heard? SAVE THE DATE | Oct 24 + 25 in Washington, D.C.



E. Opportunities for Jobs, Internships, Scholarships, Fellowships, & Research ... Half Dozen  
  1. Science Internships for 2014. UPLOAD your resume to our Job/Internship page
  2. Free Money? The Top 10 Grants Available to Black, Minority Business Owners
  3. RT : Hiring can bring all types of to a company:

  4. Jobs - Media internship- The HBCU Career Center via
  5. Want to Intern at Black Enterprise in Social Media, Marketing or Editorial? Apply Here
  6. DOJ Offers $4.75 Million for National Center for Building Community Trust and Justice learn more here: