STATEMENT OF DR. VALERIE I. HARRISON, ACTING PRESIDENT, REGARDING GOOGLE MAPS PLATFORM & HOT 97 – FM RADIO PERSONALITY’S COMMENTS

The University has received a number of inquiries concerning the Google Maps platform that was linked to racial slurs directed at President Barack Obama, the White House, and Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs), including Lincoln University. News of the Google offense prompted a spirited discussion on New York City’s Hot 97 – FM morning show. During the discussion, co-host Peter Rosenberg referred to Lincoln as a “surprisingly quiet” HBCU and opined that Lincoln is not very well known. Continue reading

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Lincoln University Contingent Urges PA State Lawmakers to Increase University Appropriation

HARRISBURG, PA – A select group of 26 students, student government association leadership, alumni, faculty and administrators visited Harrisburg, PA on Wednesday to urge the Pennsylvania General Assembly to significantly increase Lincoln University’s annual state appropriation, at the least fully restoring higher education cuts over the next two years. Continue reading

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2015 Valedictorian to Join Prestigious National Accounting Firm

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By Shelley Mix

When Oluchukwu Agu stepped to the lectern today, his mother got quite a surprise. Until that moment, Agu kept a big secret: he is Lincoln University’s 2015 valedictorian. Continue reading

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Braswell Receives Commission as U.S. Army 2nd Lieutenant and Earns Political Science Degree

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By Shelley Mix

For the first time in 15 years, a graduating Lincoln University student was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army through the Reserve Officer Training Corp. Continue reading

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One of Lincoln’s Newest Graduates Works to Transform Camden

By Eric Christopher Webb ’91

Throughout Lincoln University’s history, its alumni have been known for their exemplary leadership and efforts not only at changing the communities in which they lived and worked, but also the world. For Camden, New Jersey’s mayor, Dana L. Redd, one of the university’s newest graduates, the knowledge from her new master’s degree will be the latest in her toolbox to transform Camden. Continue reading

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Commencement Speakers Exhorts Graduates to Never Settle and Soar Like Eagles

By Eric Christopher Webb ’91

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA – Philadelphia community development leader and lead pastor of Dare to Imagine Church in Philadelphia, Rev. Kevin R. Johnson, Ed.D., urged the more than 375 undergraduate and graduates students today to never settle and “flap their wings” like eagles during Lincoln University’s 156th Commencement Address. Continue reading

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Four Lincoln University Alumnae Receive Medical Degrees This Month

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA – At least four Lincoln University alumnae will be receiving medical degrees from various medical schools across the country this month. Continue reading

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Lincoln University’s Van Dover Wins 2015 George N. Dove Award for Mystery, Detective & Crime Fiction Study

Lincoln University English Professor Dr. J.K. Van Dover recently won the 2015 George N. Dove Award for outstanding contributions to the serious study of mystery, detective and crime fiction from the Mystery and Detective Fiction Caucus of the Popular Culture Association. Van Dover Continue reading

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NEW PAN-AFRICANA STUDIES MAJOR TO BE OFFERED AT LINCOLN

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA – Lincoln University approved a new Pan-Africana Studies major recently – among the first of its kind to include options for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and professional concentrations beginning Fall 2015. Continue reading

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COMMENCEMENT INFORMATION & RELATED LINKS

Commencement is Friday, May 8, 2015 – Find general commencement information for graduates, commencement speaker, commencement honorary degree recipient, parking, directions and frequently asked commencement questions. Continue reading

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