After decades of putting higher education off, two separate mother-daughter pairs will be graduating together in the Class of 2016 at Edward Waters College.
Members of the Chi Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. at Edward Waters College have collected more than 2,500 bottles and gallons of water since late February for Flint, Michigan residents. The students began collecting water upon hearing that the water supply in Flint, Michigan was contaminated with lead. Greyhound Transit has agreed […]
In 2016, Edward Waters College will be commemorating its 150th anniversary and will be celebrating the momentous milestone with a yearlong celebration. The exciting kick-off event included a balloon release and celebratory cake-cutting on Wednesday, January 20th on the Centennial Lawn. President Nathaniel Glover, EWC faculty, staff, students, and alumni held a brief program honoring […]
Edward Waters College (EWC), the City of Jacksonville, FL and the Department of Families and Children came together Wednesday, September 30th to celebrate the grand opening of the Schell Sweet Community Health Clinic. The clinic will serve EWC faculty, staff, and students; as well as the surrounding community. “We are delighted to open this clinic […]
A common narrative shared among the popular press and social media is the declining student enrollment among Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). However, for many HBCUs, not only has the 2015 academic year brought an increase in the number of student applications, but some of the largest freshmen classes in years. Increases in both […]
Episode 24 is full of youth and pure energy. The 2015 HBCU Symposium will be October 9th and 10th in Nashville, so Dr. Crystal deGregory returns to tell us about it in the feature interview on Episode 24. Recent graduate Michael DeVore tells us about an innovative app that can be used when it’s time […]
The Edward Waters College (EWC) Office of Admissions is reporting a dramatic increase in the number of applications for the 2015-2016 academic year, with a 70% percent increase compared to the number of applications received during the same time last year. “We had just over 1800 applications this time last year. This year we have […]
Edward Waters College (EWC) graduated its first Call Me MISTER scholar during the 2015 commencement ceremony Saturday, May 9th. The Call Me MISTER scholarship program is open to African-American males majoring in elementary education and pays for the last two years of course work. Upon graduation, recipients of the “Call Me MISTER” scholarship must teach […]