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Welcome to the APCU News Blog! The posts below highlight activities and accomplishments from our member institutions as well as other items of interest from the world of higher education.

Sunday, June 23 2019

The NCAA Division III Membership Committee has approved Belhaven University for full, active NCAA membership beginning this fall with the 2019-20 academic year. The membership provides the Blazers' 17 sports programs immediate eligibility for both American Southwest Conference (ASC) and NCAA postseason championships, full NCAA member voting privileges, and access to all NCAA opportunities, awards, and recognition. More.

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Friday, June 21 2019

Madeleine K. Albright, the first female Secretary of State and at that time, the highest-ranking woman in the history of the United States government, will deliver the 59th John Findley Green Foundation Lecture this September at Westminster College in Fulton, MO.
Dr. Albright’s lecture will be the cornerstone of Westminster’s 12th annual Hancock Symposium. More.


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Thursday, June 20 2019

Cynthia Warrick, Ph.D., is passionate about education and uplifting our community. In 2017, she was named the seventh president of Stillman College. She also has the distinction of being the first female president in the college’s 143-year history. Rolling out spoke with Warrick about the importance of historically Black colleges and universities and the challenges she’s endured as a female president. More.

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Sunday, June 16 2019

UJ has launched five new online degree programs. The suite of programs includes bachelor’s degrees in Financial Planning & Wealth Management, Industrial Management, Emerging Media, and Human Resources in addition to a master’s degree in Leadership. Program offerings are set to expand further in the coming months. More.

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Saturday, June 15 2019

The Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP) will be returning to Centre College after a six-year hiatus, marking the 30th year that the College will host the program. The program was founded at Centre in 1983, and campus director Brian Rich indicated his delight that the program is returning to its “original host.” More.

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Saturday, June 15 2019

“War is a bad thing,” said James Feltz, Sr., of St. Peters, MO, who was engaged in the invasion of Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944. “There’s no glory in it whatsoever.” He made his comments following a service at America’s National Churchill Museum at Westminster College (MO) on June 6, the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion. More.

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Thursday, June 13 2019

The University of the Ozarks’ Pat Walker Teacher Education Program has been granted accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) through 2024. U of O’s program was one of 42 providers (colleges and universities) from 23 states and the District of Columbia that earned accreditation from CAEP during its spring review for their educator preparation programs (EPPs). More.

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Monday, June 10 2019

An abundance of enthusiasm ushered in the 77th session of the American Legion Auxiliary Rhododendron Girls State at Davis & Elkins College on June 8th. This premier experiential hands-on program allows rising high school seniors from across the Mountain State to focus on citizenship and patriotism, and develop leadership and pride as American citizens. More.

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Friday, June 07 2019

The University of Pikeville has partnered with numerous educational institutions in Kentucky and Virginia to create pathways to UPIKE’s Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kentucky College of Optometry and Coleman College of Business Master of Business Administration program.

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Friday, June 07 2019

Dr. Marcheta P. Evans is Bloomfield College’s 17th president succeeding Richard A. Levao. Evans is also making history as she is the first woman and African-American to lead the college in its 150-year history. With a career in higher education that spans 25 years, she’s worked at public and private institutions, with 20 of those years in San Antonio, Texas. More.

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Friday, June 07 2019

Presbyterian College has been selected to receive a NetVUE Vocation Across the Academy Grant to strengthen the link between the liberal arts and career preparation. The $25,000 award will allow students, faculty, and staff to explore the intellectual and theological dimensions of vocation through PC’s IDEA program--Inquire, Decide, Engage, Achieve. More.

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Wednesday, June 05 2019

Lees-McRae Summer Theatre kicks off its 35 season with a trip to a Greek island paradise for Mamma Mia! starting June 27 in Hayes Auditorium and Broyhill Theatre. With Judy Craymer’s melding of iconic Swedish pop group, ABBA, and the enchanting tale of family and friendship, Mamma Mia! is entertainment from beginning to end. More.

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