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Wilberforce University,

at Wilberforce, Ohio, near Xenia; African Methodist Episcopal; coeducational; chartered and opened 1856. Wilberforce provided one of the first opportunities for African Americans to pursue advanced academic training. In 1863 it absorbed Union Seminary (est. 1847). The university adopted a cooperative education program in 1964, whereby its students alternate periods of academic and professional work.
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As the President of Wilberforce University, I was proud to be a part of the inaugural State of the HBCUs address and, more importantly, I was proud to see Senator Sherrod Brown in attendance, said Dr.
She excelled at school and skipped two grades; after high school she earned a full scholarship to Wilberforce University in Ohio.
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She announced Monday she plans to donate $100,000 to four black universities -- $25,000 each to Tuskegee University, Bethune-Cookman University, Xavier University of Louisiana and Wilberforce University.
She plans to give $25,000 each to Tuskegee University, Bethune-Cookman University, Xavier University of Louisiana and Wilberforce University. One student from each school will receive the scholarship money.
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Barnes, 1881), active participation over a period of forty-four years in the American Philological Association, and a career teaching classical languages at Wilberforce University in Ohio.
Anouar Boukhars is director of the Center for Defense and Security Policy at Wilberforce University, and a visiting fellow at the Brookings Doha Center.
Anouar Boukhars , director of the Center for Defense and Security Policy at Wilberforce University, is a visiting fellow at the Brookings Doha Center.