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    President Kimbrough to Speak at Centenary College Founders Day PDF Print E-mail
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    Dillard University President Dr. Walter M. Kimbrough will give the Convocation address at Centenary College's Founders Day, on Feb. 21, 2013. A partner university, Centenary College is located in Shreveport, La and was home to many Dillard students during the 2012 evacuation of Hurricane Issac. A gifted speaker, author and cultural expert, Dr. Kimbrough was recently named to TheGrio's 100 List of Influencial African Americans.

    Read more about Dr. Kimbrough's speaking engagement on Centenary.edu...


     
    Dillard Board of Trustees Member is a Trailblazer PDF Print E-mail
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    Dillard Board of Trustees member and alumna Dr. Ruth Simmons discusses being a trailblazer in higher education for African American women. As a child,  Dr. Simmons questioned her mother about her eligibility for college. Not only was she encouraged to attend, she won a scholarship to Dillard University. Dr. Simmons went on to become the first African American to preside over an Ivy League School, when she was head of Brown University.

    Read more about Dr. Simmons on hellobeautiful.com...


     
    Dillard Alumnae Integrate Tulane PDF Print E-mail
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    Dillard alumnae Dr. Barbara Thompson and Ms. Pearlie Elloie were trailblazers in the 1960s. Both women were part of a lawsuit to force Tulane University to open its doors to African American students. The women were honored for their efforts in a special ceremony held at Dillard University during the MLK Week of Peace in January, 2013.

    Read more about the alumane in the Louisiana Weekly.com...


     
    Dillard Alumni Present Rare Films with NOLA Ties PDF Print E-mail
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    Thanks to Dillard Alumni Dr. Lewis Brown and his wife Shamira Brown, a collection of movies and film shorts featuring Louisiana-born black entertainers and other national stars from the early 1900s through the civil rights era could soon be part of a Black History Month film festival tribute in New Orleans.

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    Dillard President Joins Big Brothers PDF Print E-mail
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    Dillard President Dr. Walter Kimbrough has joined the Big Brothers Big Sisters of New Orleans campaign to gain support from local businesses and corporations for the struggling organization. Dr. Kimbrough has been a Big Brother for the past eight years, and understands the importance and the impact the program can have on so many lives.

    Read more about Big Brothers Big Sisters in the advocate.com...


     
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