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Monday, Mar 18, 2002
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Dr. Horace C. BoyerLINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA - Noted music scholar Dr. Horace C. Boyer, professor emeritus of Music Theory and African-American Music at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, will speak at Lincoln University on Wednesday, March 20 in the Mary Dod Brown Memorial Chapel at 4 p.m. Sponsored by the Amos Lecture Series Committee, this event is free and open to the public.

Friday, Mar 08, 2002
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Keynote Speaker is Dr. N. Joyce Payne, Director, Office for the Advancement of Public Black Colleges, National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges

Lincoln University, which has earned a national reputation for its distinguished role in higher education, will recognize its undergraduate students for their high academic achievements at the annual Student Honors Convocation, on Wednesday, March 13, 2002, at 11 a.m., in the main Gymnasium of Manuel Rivero Hall, on the campus in southern Chester County.

Tuesday, Mar 05, 2002
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Dr. James H. Cone, a noted theologian, will speak at Lincoln University on Thursday, March 14, at 4 p.m. in the Mary Dod Brown Memorial Chapel. His topic will be "Black Theology and Black Suffering." Dr. Cone is the Charles A. Briggs Distinguished Professor of Systematic Theology at the Union Theological Seminary in New York, N.Y. A book signing in the Chapel's auxiliary hall immediately follows his lecture.

Sponsored by Lincoln's School of the Humanities, the event is free and open to the public.

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2002
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Lincoln University President Ivory V. Nelson, who has achieved a national reputation for his distinguished leadership in higher education, including as president of Lincoln – America's first Historically Black University – will be honored at a gala reception at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Wednesday, February 20, 2002.

The reception, which will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Museum, is being hosted by The Philadelphia Tribune to celebrate the area's most influential Africans Americans and African American leaders of the past year.

Friday, Feb 15, 2002
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Sandra D. Yates has been appointed Director of Development and Major Gifts for Lincoln University. She reports to Michael B. Hill, vice president of Development and External Relations.

Yates' primary responsibilities are to assist the vice president with fund-raising activities and cultivate gifts for the University. In addition, she is responsible for enlisting University deans and other academic leaders in identifying potential donors, and maintaining campus-wide understanding and support for Development's mission.

Thursday, Feb 14, 2002
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Michael C. Taylor, a 1995 Lincoln University alumnus and a former associate director of Admissions at the University, has been appointed director of Alumni Relations for the institution. He reports to Michael B. Hill, vice president for Development and External Relations.

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2002
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Dr. Tjama Tjivikua graduated from Lincoln in 1983

Dr. Tjama Tjivikua, founder and rector of the Polytechnic of Namibia, a school of higher education in southern Africa, visited Lincoln University's main campus on Tuesday, Feb. 12. He met with University officials to mark the recent signing of an exchange agreement between Lincoln and the Polytechnic.

The Polytechnic is an accredited, baccalaureate degree-granting, four-year institution in Windhoek, Namibia in southern Africa. Dr. Tjivikua established it in January 1995.

Friday, Feb 01, 2002
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Stamp Unveiling and Theatrical Performances Will Mark the Occasion

Lincoln University will host two events on Thursday, February 7, 2002 to mark what would have been the 100th birthday of world-renowned poet and 1929 Lincoln alumnus Langston Hughes and his literary accomplishments.

At 1 p.m., in the lobby of the Langston Hughes Memorial Library, President Ivory V. Nelson and U.S. Postal Service Lancaster (Pa.) District Manager Michael Benson will preside over the unveiling of a new stamp created to commemorate Hughes.

Saturday, Jan 19, 2002
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Howard G. Kelly, Jr.LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA—Lincoln University, has appointed Howard G. Kelly, Jr. as assistant director of the University’s Office of Marketing and Communications; and Guy B. Fox as the department’s graphic designer.

Saturday, Jan 19, 2002
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Foundation's Founder Entrusted Lincoln to Nominate 80 Percent of Trustees

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA – Throughout its history, Lincoln University, America's first Historically Black University, has developed strong ties with many significant institutions and individuals. One of those relationships includes the Barnes Foundation and its founder. Now the 56-year relationship that involves artwork worth billions of dollars is deliberately being jeopardized.

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