2020 January UNCF/Mellon South African MMUF Program in Cape Town, South Africa Attendees

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The 2020 January South African MMUF Program in Cape Town, South Africa Attendees:

Dalia Kijakazi – Spelman College

John-Coahle Merryfield – Morehouse College

Sierra Phillips – Tougaloo College

Asia Reese – Spelman College

Kailah Trice – Tuskegee University

2018-19 UNCF/Mellon Faculty Residency Grants

October 13, 2019 0 comments WP Administrator

Seven faculty members from five UNCF institutions were selected to receive Faculty Residency grants for the 2018-19 academic year.

  • Dr. Sara Busdiecker, Spelman College

  • Dr. Daphne Chamberlain, Tougaloo College

  • Dr. Moon Charania, Spelman College

  • Dr. Alaine Hutson, Huston-Tillotson University

  • Dr. Hershell Proctor-Walden, Claflin University

  • Dr. Robin Vander, Xavier University

  • Dr. Belinda Wheeler, Claflin University

2017-18 UNCF/Mellon Faculty Residency Grants

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Six faculty members from three UNCF institutions were selected to receive Faculty Residency grants for the 2017-18 academic year.

  • Dr. Worth Kamili Hayes, Tuskegee University

  • Dr. Alexandria Lockett, Spelman College

  • Prof. Ebony Lumumba, Tougaloo College

  • Dr. Ashanté Reese, Spelman College

  • Dr. Charissa Threat, Spelman College

  • Dr. Xan Yu, Spelman College

2017 UNCF/Mellon Domestic Faculty Seminar

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The 2017 UNCF/Mellon Domestic Faculty Seminar took place October 11-12, 2017 in Atlanta, GA. Faculty representing the Interdenominational Theological Center, Bennett College, Tougaloo College, Xavier University, Spelman College, Claflin University, Huston-Tillotson University, and Dillard University were selected as participants in this seminar. The theme of the 2017 Seminar, which was facilitated by Dr. Beverly Guy-Sheftall, Anna Julia Cooper Professor of Women’s Studies, Spelman College is “New Directions in Gender and Sexuality Studies.”

2017 UNCF/Mellon Domestic Faculty Seminar Co-facilitators

  • Dr. Linda Carty, Syracuse University

  • Dr. Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Syracuse University

  • Dr. Moon Charania, Spelman College

  • Dr. Alix Chapman, Spelman College

  • Dr. Alisha Lola Jones, Indiana University, Bloomington

  • Prof. Dellareese Jackson, Syracuse University

2019 UNCF/Mellon Domestic Faculty Seminar

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The 2019 UNCF/Mellon Domestic Faculty Seminar is a writing retreat that took place July 14-19, 2019 in Greensboro, GA at the Ritz Carlton Reynolds Lake Oconee.

2019 UNCF/Mellon Domestic Faculty Seminar Participants

  • Dr. Francine Allen, Morehouse College
  • Dr. Zanice Bond, Tuskegee University
  • Dr. Patrick Fleming, Fisk University
  • Dr. Asia Leeds, Spelman College
  • Dr. Alison Ligon, Morehouse College
  • Dr. Nafeesa Muhammed, Spelman College/Lincoln University
  • Dr. Georgene Bess Montgomery, Clark Atlanta University
  • Dr. Rosetta Ross, Spelman College
  • Dr. Arlecia Simmons, Claflin University
  • Dr. Shawanda Stewart, Huston-Tillotson University

2018 UNCF/Mellon International Faculty Seminar

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The 2018 UNCF/Mellon International Faculty Seminar took place July 2-12, 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal and Grenada and Malaga, Spain.

2018 UNCF/Mellon International Faculty Seminar Participants

  • Dr. Catherine Adams, Allen University

  • Dr. Dalila de Sousa, Spelman College

  • Dr. Nancy Dixon, Dillard University

  • Dr. Maureen Elgersman Lee, Hampton University

  • Dr. Karima Jeffrey, Hampton University

  • Dr. Barry Lee, Morehouse College

  • Dr. Katherine Durham Oldmixon, Huston-Tillotson University

  • Dr. Charmayne Patterson, Clark Atlanta University

  • Dr. Eva Wheeler, Oakwood University

  • Dr. Erica Williams, Spelman College

2017-18 UNCF/Mellon Teaching and Learning Institutes Award

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One UNCF Institution was awarded funding for a Teaching and Learning Institute which took place during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Wiley College hosted a Teaching and Learning Institute entitled #GoOPENSummit.

2018-19 UNCF/Mellon Teaching and Learning Institutes Award

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Two institutions were awarded funding for Teaching and Learning Institutes for the 2018-19 academic year.

Hampton University hosted a Teaching and Learning Institute entitled Black Girls Write/Right the Future – A Conversation about the Contributions and Legacies of Speculative Fiction by and about Women/Girls of African Descent.

Morehouse College will host a Teaching and Learning Institute entitled Transforming the Educational and Social Realities Across the Diaspora: Service-Learning in our Own Cultural and Historical Backyards.

2017-18 UNCF/Mellon Faculty Development Award

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2017-18 academic year recipients of this award include:

  • Dr. Shail Gowda, Wilberforce University

  • Dr. Esme Murdock, Morehouse College

  • Dr. Larry Spruill, Morehouse College

  • Prof. Shawanda Stewart, Huston-Tillotson University

2018-19 UNCF/Mellon Faculty Development Award

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2018-19 academic year recipient of this award:

  • Dr. Barbara Harris Combs, Clark Atlanta University