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Charles H. Houston Center

  • Charles H. Houston Center at Clemson University, South Carolina
  • Charles H. Houston Center at Clemson University, South Carolina
  • Charles H. Houston Center at Clemson University, South Carolina
Charles H. Houston Center: Research that Makes a Difference

The Charles H. Houston Center for the Study of the Black Experience in Education conducts empirical research, disseminates scholarly information, examines research-based best practices, addresses critical educational issues, and strives to produce research that makes a difference which informs the development of practices, policies, programs, and scholarship impacting educational and workforce outcomes among African Americans.


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Notable Statistics

Among African Americans aged 25 and older, 1.5 million had an advanced degree in 2008.

History Matters

In 1845, Edward Alexander Bouchet became the first African American to earn a doctorate.