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Schetema Nealy Becomes First African American Female to Earn Ph.D. in Chem from UNLV
May 30, 2019
Raised in San Bernardino, California by a single mom, with four other children, there wasn’t anything extraordinary about Schetema Nealy’s childhood, at least on the surface. Because, one would have to be at least a bit extraordinary to accomplish what she did recently, becoming the first African American female to receive a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The Sentinel recently caught up with Nealy to talk about her accomplishment and how it came to be. ... read more »
‘Diverse: Issues in Higher Education’ Names UNCF Leaders Among Its Top 35 Women in Higher Education
March 29, 2019
Role models among women of color in higher education, Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis of Benedict College; Sharon L. Davies of Spelman College; Dr. Lily D. McNair of Tuskegee University; Dr. Andrea Lewis Miller of Lemoyne-Owen College; and Dr. Latoya Owens of UNCF (United Negro College Fund) have been chosen for the select 2019 list of “Leading Women in Higher Education” by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education. These distinguished women, who all represent UNCF-member institutions, were formally recognized in the magazine’s March 2019 issue. In its second year, this annual recognition honors the contributions of women to higher education who stand out for their ability to forge solutions to the unprecedented challenges facing the nation’s higher education community.  ... read more »
Former Football Player Sentenced for Man’s Death in Hollywood
September 13, 2018
A former high school and college football player was sentenced today to four years behind bars in connection with a man's beating death during a brawl outside a Hollywood nightclub after a birthday celebration. ... read more »
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