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Priceless Vol 1 Number 3


THE HBCU ADVOCATE


Our Future Depends On It www.thehbcuadvocate.com


Serving HBCU Alumni, Students, Faculty, Staff and Friends


Scholarship Watch: Apple HBCU Scholars Program


Page 10


Meet Bennett College's New President


JCSU SGA President Advocates Before State Lawmakers


Pages 11


2017 MEAC Football Youth Clinic


Page 8


Brian Culbertson Kicks Off Hampton University’s Double Anniversary Celebration


Free August/September 2017


Dr. Phyllis Worthy Dawkins The


Bennett


Board of Trustees announced the appointment


Phyllis Worthy Dawkins as the institution’s eighteenth president. Dawkins assumes the presidency after serving as interim


president 15, 2016.


accomplished leader in higher education


the inner-workings of the accreditation


Dawkins is an who understands process and


has a wealth of experience at historically black colleges and universities. Prior to coming to


Bennett,


acting president of Cheyney University


she served in


Cheyney,


Pennsylvania, where she was also provost and senior vice president for academic affairs. She has also worked at Dillard University in New Orleans and Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, North Carolina.


“The Bennett College


Board of Trustees is pleased with Dr. Dawkins’ performance during the period in which she served as interim president,”


as since Aug.


College said Dr. Gladys of Dr.


Ashe


Robinson, BOT chairwoman and a Democratic


Dr. William R. Harvey Senator


from Guilford County. “She has developed a genuine relationship


with students,


faculty, staff and alumnae and is reaching into the religious, civic


and philanthropic


communities to engage them in Bennett’s present and future sustainability. We are confident that Dr. Dawkins, along with the support of trustees, will reenergize, reorganize and rebrand Bennett success.”


for future Dawkins assumes the top


academic post at Bennett with five primary goals: increase enrollment


strengthen academic offerings; increase funding to enhance budgeting;


strengthen the


accreditation status; and revise, implement


and assess the


strategic plan. “I am extremely honored


and humbled by the opportunity to serve as president of such an esteemed institution,” Dawkins said. “Bennett


College


Healthy Recipe Editorial


HBCU Sports Research


THIS EDITION’S HIGHLIGHTS My African American European Vacation


Quinoa 'Fried Rice' North Carolina A&T Football Interdisciplinary Approach to Data Science


Upcoming Events Scholarships Watch


Chicago’s 20th Annual Football Classic Apple HBCU Scholars Program was BENNETT PAGE 4 and retention;


Brian Culbertson electrified concert goers at the 2017 Hampton Jazz Festival, and he’s back! The international award-winning multi-instrumentalist returns to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Hampton University and Hampton University President, Dr. William R. Harvey’s 40 years of unparalleled leadership. This can’t miss event will be at the Hampton University Convocation Center, Oct. 20 doors opening at 7 p.m. show beginning at 8 p.m.


Guests will enjoy live entertainment from Culbertson and special surprises throughout the evening. The festivities will honor both the 150-year legacy of our extraordinary


Brian Culbertson


institution and the decades of service of its visionary leader and president.


Hampton


“He was mesmerizing at the 50th Jazz


Festival,” said President


Harvey. “There’s no doubt he will rock the house launching our Anniversaries’ Kick-Off Celebration, the same way he left people buzzing in June.”


Heralding from the musically rich city of Chicago, Culbertson began his musical studies at the age of 8 on piano and quickly picked up several other instruments by age 12, including drums, trombone, bass and euphonium. Inspired by the great R&B/Jazz/


ANNIVERSARY PAGE 2


The Reality of Renting on a $50K Salary in America


RENTERS IN NEW YORK, CHICAGO, AND ATLANTA FIND OUT WHAT THEY CAN AFFORD. BY MICHELLE KUNG


average


Though the national


7


4 9 3 2


10


salary of $50K goes farther than it did a couple of years ago, finding affordable apartments in popular U.S. cities like New York and Chicago is as hard as ever. The good news: after years of steep increases, monthly rents across the


country have


finally calmed down. (According to Trulia’s economists,


Spring


2017 rents fell or were unchanged in nearly all markets from a year ago.) But when it comes to finding a home in a popular city, the question “How much house can I afford?” is as relevant as ever.


To visualize what’s possible on an average American salary, we dug into some


current rental options for someone making $50K a year, the reported Bureau of Labor Statistics annual mean wage of May 2016. We sought out apartments in three of the most popular rental markets on Trulia, digging into three different neighborhoods in each city. We assumed renters would pay $1,250


REALITY PAGE 14


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