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eNotice - January 2010

Latest Research

Dr. Flowers’ examines the effects of college on African Americans' volunteer experiences. The study was published in a new edited volume titled, Critical Issues in Higher Education for the Public Good: Qualitative, Quantitative, & Historical Research Perspectives.

Scholarly Presentations

Dr. FIowers and researchers at Fayetteville State University and The Ohio State University presented findings from a research study titled, “Online Learning in STEM Courses at HBCUs” at the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP) 2009 National Research Conference in Washington, DC. This research was based on a National Science Foundation grant-funded project titled, “Examining the Impact of Online Distance Education on Student Learning and Student Engagement in STEM Disciplines at Historically Black Colleges and Universities” (HRD-0811728).

Noteworthy News

Dr. Flowers was selected for the National Alliance of Black School Educators (NABSE) W.E.B. Dubois Higher Education Award. This award is given to individuals or organizations that are actively promoting or advocating higher education for African Americans through research, instruction, funding/scholarships, guidance and counseling, or who quests for equity and equal opportunity to learn.

The Charles H. Houston Center’s Palmetto Ph.D. Project was selected and approved for funding in the amount of $5,000 by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. The mission of the Palmetto Ph.D. Project is to encourage and prepare underrepresented students to pursue a doctoral degree in the field of education.


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