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DU president cites Morehouse mentorship of MLK as example to follow

DU president cites Morehouse mentorship of MLK as example to follow

Ren Jones January 24, 2022

Ren Jones/Courtbouillon DU President Walter Kimbrough speaks at online MLK event Jan. 17   NEW ORLEANS (January 24, 2022) – Dr. Walter Kimbrough, president of Dillard University, urged HBCU...

Will IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act fly?

Will IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act fly?

Marissa Pittman November 19, 2021

NEW ORLEANS (November 19, 2021) – The IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act could double Dillard University’s federal funds allotment, according to Dr. Walter Kimbrough, who is watching developments...

More than $100,000 raised in annual UNCF Walk/Run

November 8, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (November 8, 2019) – More than $100,000 was raised and 3,000 people participated at the UNCF 5K Walk/Run for Education on Oct. 12 in Audubon Park Riverview, according to LaJuana Chenier,...

UNCF, Gucci scholarships among options for $$$$

UNCF, Gucci scholarships among options for $$$$

Cheryl Daniel November 1, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (October 31, 2019) – Fashion brand Gucci has announced a new $20,000-a-year scholarship for diverse students living or studying in major cities, including New Orleans, who are interested...

New Orleans to host 32nd annual UNCF Walk-Run on Oct. 12

September 27, 2019

Note: This story has been updated to include how much was raised last year and to correct the number of DU students participating. NEW ORLEANS (September 26, 2019) – Dillard University is hoping...

‘#Talking on the Oaks’ theme of Dillard’s new Quality Enhancement Plan

John Lawson II September 13, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Sept. 13, 2019) – Improving students’ oral communication skills is the focus for Dillard University’s new Quality Enhancement Plan, or QEP, according to Jacques Detiege,...

Verbal co-requisite expands to freshmen

Cheryl Daniel November 2, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (Nov. 2, 2018) – A pilot program that aims to improve verbal skills for Dillard University students has expanded to the entire freshman class this fall. Verbal Assessment and Support,...

UNCF Walk/Run results over $110,000 so far

UNCF Walk/Run results over $110,000 so far

Megan Reed November 10, 2017

Jamia Collins/Courtbouillon Last year’s winner Toren Arnold, dances to the finish line this year to place second over.  NEW ORLEANS (Nov. 9, 2017) – The annual UNCF 5K Walk/Run for...

UNCF

UNCF

November 10, 2017

Jamia Collins/Courtbouillon Dillard track members Lindsey Taylor IV and Javon Roches-Lambey, center, take off at the front of the pack for the UNCF 5K Walk/Run for Education recently  

Dillard slice of life

Dillard slice of life

November 10, 2017

Jamia Collins/Courtbouillon Ronald McDonald helps the crowd warm up before the 2017 UNCF Walk/Run in Audubon Park on Oct. 14.  

UNCF, Lumina provide $1.7 million in grants

UNCF, Lumina provide $1.7 million in grants

Jamia Collins September 29, 2017

From left are President Walter Kimbrough, Carretta Cooke, Clayton Shelvin and Dr. Roland Bullard. Two grants totaling nearly $1.7 million have been awarded to Dillard to improve student graduation rates...

UNCF walk-a-thon surpasses $110,000 goal

Audie Jones November 10, 2016

NEW ORLEANS (Nov. 10, 2016) – The UNCF New Orleans Walk for Education, known as the walk-a-thon, raised an estimated $142,052 this year, surpassing its $110,000 goal, according to numbers provided...

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