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UNIVERSITY MAKES NATIONAL HEADLINES AFTER VIDEO OF ALL-FEMALE CONVOCATION IS RELEASED
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UNIVERSITY MAKES NATIONAL HEADLINES AFTER VIDEO OF ALL-FEMALE CONVOCATION IS RELEASED

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, Pa.—On Tuesday, Nov. 11, The Lincoln University made national news headlines, including local news coverage, after a video was released via YouTube of the university's president discussing how women should conduct themselves on campus. In September of this year, Robert R. Jennings, President of The Lincoln University, held an all-female convocation with its female faculty, staff and students, a tradition he’s continued since he began his term as university president in January of 2012. In the 4-minute clip of his alleged 20-plus-minute speech, issued under the YouTube account “Fire Jennings,” the 63-year-old president is heard advising female students to not put themselves “in a situation that would cause [them] to be trying to explain something that really...
Obama Nominates Loretta Lynch for Attorney General
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Obama Nominates Loretta Lynch for Attorney General

By Armeesha Piedra WASHINGTON--On Nov. 8, President Barack Obama officially announced his nomination of Loretta Lynch to be the next U.S. Attorney General. If she accepts, she would be the first Black woman to hold that position. “Loretta Lynch doesn’t look to make headlines, she looks to make a difference. She’s not about splash she is about substance,” Obama stated. Lynch’s accomplishments include prosecuting terrorists and securing “billions” from banks accused of fraud. The president intended on waiting to announce his choice, however, it was reported that CNN received word of his nomination and would leak the information if he had not done so. The nomination comes after recent resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder this past September. Lynch, 55, currently s...
THE LINCOLN UNIVERSITY CHOOSES MOSLEY TO LEAD STUDENT AFFAIRS
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THE LINCOLN UNIVERSITY CHOOSES MOSLEY TO LEAD STUDENT AFFAIRS

OFFICIALLY PUBLISHED BY THE LINCOLN UNIVERSITY'S BLOG CUBSTOLIONS.COM LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA – Dr. Juliana M. Mosley has been named vice president for student affairs at The Lincoln University, President Dr. Robert R. Jennings announced. Most recently, Mosley served as vice president for student affairs at Edward Waters College, a private, historically Black institution in Jacksonville, Florida, where she was responsible for creating programs and services that contributed to student development, including: career services, residence life, Greek life, student government and new student orientation, among others. The division had 30 employees and a budget of more than $1.4 million. In his announcement, Jennings noted her extensive experience in senior student affairs leadership posi...
National Pan-Hellenic Council Presidents Promote Unity
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National Pan-Hellenic Council Presidents Promote Unity

By Federico Ghelli WASHINGTON-The National Pan-Hellenic Council presidents shared ideas on how to change the lifestyles of fraternal communities on and off college campuses. According to its mission statement, the council promotes interaction between Pan-Hellenic organizations to facilitate programming of events and functions. It is currently composed of nine international Black Greek letter sororities and fraternities, also known as the Divine Nine. During the “Changing the Face of the Yard” forum, held at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 44th Annual Legislative Conference, organization leaders addressed several issues about Greek unity, including the growth of African American communities, concerns with hazing, along with other issues on the behaviors of members i...
Trial on FAMU Hazing Death
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Trial on FAMU Hazing Death

By Armeesha C. Piedra ORLANDO, Fla.--On Oct. 27, the four band members of Florida A & M University’s marching band began trial after being accused of initiating new members through a hazing process. Darryl Cearnel, Aaron Golson, Benjamin McNamee and Dante Martin, who pled not guilty, face charges for hazing and manslaughter, three years after Robert Champion, drum major for the Marching 100, died from being beaten throughout the ritual. The death of Champion, 26, put a huge focus on hazing at FAMU and other colleges, which caused the band to be suspended for a year and for FAMU’s President James H. Ammons to resign. In Nov. 2011, after a football game in Orlando, band members boarded a bus outside of their hotel and beat two band leaders, including Champion and Lanauze ...
Senior Athlete Leaves A Running Mark at The Lincoln
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Senior Athlete Leaves A Running Mark at The Lincoln

By Federico Ghelli Miles Green, a senior at The Lincoln University, is leaving a mark at the institution thanks to his dedication and hunger for glory. The 21-year-old student athlete from Baltimore, MD discovered track and field only during his junior year in high school. Green was previously a soccer player, but after a friend suggested that he try out for the track team, he took the challenge and quit soccer. “I figured that if I ran track, I would [received] a scholarship for college,” Green said. Green made it to his high school track team and by his senior year, won regional championships twice in the 300 and 500 meters, as the only athlete on the team to qualify for indoor state championships. “All I knew was to go hard,” he said. In the classroom, Green obtain...
Students & Faculty Fight for Black Studies Program At Lincoln University
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Students & Faculty Fight for Black Studies Program At Lincoln University

By Nicole Webb LINCOLN UNIVERSITY—Students of The Lincoln University, along with the help of Professor D. Zizwe Poe, are fighting for the university to welcome back a Black Studies major program. Dating back to 1884, students of the university have demanded that the university offer Black Studies as a major in order to educate students on the advancement and experiences of the African culture. In 1884, Solomon M. Coles, a graduate of 1872, stated in an alumni magazine article that in order for Blacks to receive fair treatment, “[they needed] to know [their] own history.” Since then, students and faculty alike have been advocating for the presence of such program as a part of the university’s curriculum. “In 1969…Lincoln launched [its] Black Studies course, from 1969 until 1979,...
Stress To Success: The Final Step Toward Graduation
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Stress To Success: The Final Step Toward Graduation

By Christopher Wilson The fantastic class of 2014 is preparing themselves for the 160th commencement exercise, as students are about to enter the next chapter of their lives. On May 9, 2014 The Lincoln University’s graduating seniors will walk across the stage after previously entering The Lincoln University as freshmen in 2010. Many seniors are proud of themselves for obtaining a degree without being distracted by the negative ventures society has to offer. Earlissa Marable, a senior political science major, elaborates on what is in store for her post graduation. "Besides looking for employment waiting to hear from grad/law schools causes great worry. Life after college is not easy but with great faith and effort things will hopefully fall in place. Some students take stress i...
University Accreditation vs. Academic Accreditation: What Is the Value of Your Degree After Graduation
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University Accreditation vs. Academic Accreditation: What Is the Value of Your Degree After Graduation

By Nicole Webb LINCOLN UNIVERSITY—What is the value of your degree? Many students are unmindful of the benefits of accreditation from their institutions. Amongst the students of The Lincoln University, most are unaware that academic accreditation adds not only value to their degree, but also can benefit them in the future when applying for graduate school and corporate employees. The Lincoln University is currently an accredited institution with an approval through Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA). The University’s Office of Assessment and Accreditation implements the standards for each department according to Middle States by way of academic assessment. Academic assessment is an evaluation process that interactively seeks to focus on student learning, teach...
The Lincoln University Making Strides in Completing The 2013-2018 Strategic Plan
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The Lincoln University Making Strides in Completing The 2013-2018 Strategic Plan

By: Asia A. Black The Lincoln University’s 2013-2018 strategic plan is making decent progress. The 2013-2018 strategic plan is sets a direction for the university to go within the next five years. The plan focuses on five goals (which is more realistic compared to the previous strategic plan’s 13 goals) to improve The Lincoln University in every way possible. This strategic plan was built over an intense planning process. “It is unlike any process that has probably ever been used by any institution except those where I have served,” said Robert Jennings, The Lincoln University President. 56 managers were carried away for a two-day retreat where those individuals talked about who Lincoln University is as an institution that they would like to be, and why. Originally, they framed...