Historically Black Colleges

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January 8, 2019

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry invites Episcopalians to deepen their participation in Christ’s ministry of reconciliation by dedicating offerings at observances of the Feast of Absalom Jones to support the two remaining Episcopal Historically Black Colleges and University (HBCUs): St. Augustine...

December 13, 2018

St. Augustine’s University President Everett Ward speaks Dec. 11 at a news conference to announce the university has received a 10-year accreditation. Photo: St. Augustine’s, via YouTube

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church’s longtime support for...

February 1, 2018

En honor a la celebración del Mes de la Historia Negra durante febrero y al Beato Absalón Jones, el primer sacerdote afroamericano en la Iglesia Episcopal, el Obispo Presidente Michael Curry ha pedido mayor comprensión y compromiso con los Institutos y Universidades Históricamente Negros,...

January 29, 2018

En honor a la celebración del Mes de la Historia Negra durante febrero y al Beato Absalón Jones, el primer sacerdote afroamericano en la Iglesia Episcopal, el Obispo Presidente Michael Curry ha pedido mayor comprensión y compromiso con los Institutos y Universidades Históricamente Negros,...

January 29, 2018

In honor of February Black History Month and Blessed Absalom Jones, the first African American priest in the Episcopal Church, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has called for an increased understanding and commitment to the Episcopal Historically Black Colleges and University, known as HBCUs....

November 15, 2017

[Episcopal News Service] The two historically black colleges with longtime ties to the Episcopal Church have significant economic impacts on their communities and on the lives of their graduates, according to a study released this week that quantifies that impact for a hundred such institutions...

October 4, 2017

Everett B. Ward, St. Augustine University president since 2015, talks with students on the Raleigh, North Carolina, campus. Photo: St. Augustine University via Facebook

[Episcopal News Service] When Skylar Mitchell arrived at Spelman College, an all-female historically black school in...

November 7, 2016

[Episcopal News Service] Bulletin inserts for Nov. 13, the twenty-sixth Sunday after Pentecost, focus on the Episcopal Historically Black Colleges and Universities and the International Black Clergy Conference.

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September 22, 2016

The Office of Black Ministries of the Episcopal Church is sponsoring a public recognition event in Washington DC on Thursday, November 10 for its affiliated Historically Black Universities of St. Augustine’s University, Raleigh, NC and Voorhees College, Denmark, SC.

“The purpose of the...

June 20, 2008

Bishop Nathan D. Baxter of the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania, was recently awarded the Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, by Lincoln University, Oxford, Pennsylvania. He was honored for his contributions to religion and public life.

Lincoln University is the oldest historically...

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