Lincoln University, PA — Sheila Oliver, Lincoln University alumna, class of 1974, became New Jersey’s first black female assembly speaker on January 12, 2010 at a swearing-in ceremony at the Trenton War Memorial near the Statehouse.
LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA – Reggie Smith III, English and Mass Communications graduate of 1992, received national recognition for community service during the 2009 Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) Conference. Twelve of his colleagues joined him in Baltimore on February 18-22 to receive their awards.
LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA ~ State Representative Art Hershey presented Dr. Lenetta Lee, former tenured professor at Lincoln University and graduate of the class of 1985, with a citation recognizing her charter school for its educational achievements.
The Erin Dudley Forbes Charter School, founded in 2001, made AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress) for two years in a row based on the mandated statewide standardized tests. To achieve AYP, a majority of the students tested in the grades three through six scored proficient or higher on the tests.