Monthly Archives: February 2017

UNCF Lays Groundwork to Advance Agenda with the Trump-Pence Administration and Congress

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Media Contact Ashlei Stevens UNCF Communications 202.810.0226 astevens@uncf.org For 73 years, UNCF, as a non-partisan organization, has worked across the aisle with presidents and members of Congress of all political persuasions toward a common goal: ensuring that African American students have the opportunity to go to and through college and on to successful careers, and that historically black […]

Oakwood Farms Industry Recovery in Action

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We are convinced that God is strategically steering our institution in our industry recovery program. Many of us remember when Oakwood operated numerous industries, when students could work their way through Oakwood, and our industries taught valuable workplace skills. In speaking to thousands of our alumni and friends annually, virtually everyone says “We need to […]

President Trump’s Administration Invites HBCU Presidents to White House During Black History Month

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President Trump’s Administration Invites HBCU Presidents to White House During Black History Month–A New Executive Order on HBCUs is Promised   On February 6, 2017, I had an important conversation with our UNCF Senior Vice-President for Public Policy & Government Affairs, Mrs. Cheryl Smith, regarding the President’s planned agenda for Higher Education. On February 3, President […]