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Wednesday, Nov 20, 2002
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Lincoln University, PA – Lincoln University has been selected by the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) as one of nearly 400 cities and towns nationwide to receive funding from a $128 million grant to hire 1,750 additional law enforcement officers and deputies.

Monday, Nov 04, 2002
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Event to Focus on Student Pursuit of Goals
Keynote Speaker to Use Lincoln Alum Langston Hughes’ Poem as Theme

Lincoln University, PA – Lincoln University, the nation’s first Historically Black University, will hold a University-wide Convocation on Wednesday, November 6 at 4 p.m. The event will take place at Lincoln’s historic Mary Dod Brown Memorial Chapel.

Tuesday, Oct 08, 2002
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Lincoln University of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education today announced that it has moved to intervene in the proceedings before the Montgomery County Orphans’ Court Division of the Court of Common Pleas regarding the Petition of the Barnes Foundation to amend its Charter and Bylaws.

Lincoln University seeks to intervene in the proceedings to protect the special role Dr. Barnes entrusted to Lincoln – the role of appointing 80% (or four out of five) of the Trustees of the Barnes’ Board of Trustees.

Friday, Oct 04, 2002
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Nation’s First Black University Celebrates Return of Alumni

$5,000 and above donorsLINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA--- Lincoln University, the nation’s first Historically Black University, will celebrate its annual Homecoming on its southern Chester County campus during the weekend of October 25-27 with a full slate of events designed to celebrate the University’s rich tradition and strong alumni network nationwide.

Friday, Oct 04, 2002
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Nation’s First Black University Gives Students, Parents Up-Close Look

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA – In an effort to familiarize both students and parents with its programs and campus life, Lincoln University, the nation’s first Historically Black University, will host a Fall Open House on Friday, October 25 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2002
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4,040 Applications Represent a 26% Hike from Fall 2001 Increase in Students' Applications is "Major Indicator" of Lincoln's Resurgence, University President Ivory V. Nelson Says.

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2002
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Horace Mann Bond-Leslie Pinckney Hill Scholarship is Awarded to Students Studying for Graduate Degrees in Pennsylvania

Two recent alumni of Lincoln University have been selected to receive the Horace Mann Bond-Leslie Pinckney Hill Scholarship for their high academic performance and to pursue graduate degrees in dentistry.

Wednesday, Jul 17, 2002
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The Deadline to Apply is July 31

Lincoln University, a premier, nationally ranked institution of higher education, is seeking applications for its annual Amos Scholarship Award in Music for the 2002-2003 academic year.

To be eligible, applicants must be instrumental music majors or minors at the University; students who have exhibited significant musical talent, academic achievement (2.75 grade point average minimum), and high potential for an exemplary career in music. The annual award is at least $500.

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2002
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Dr. Grant D. VenerableLINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA – Dr. Grant D. Venerable, II, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs for Morris Brown College in Atlanta, Ga., and who has many years of experience as a chemist and college administrator, is the new vice president for Academic Affairs for Lincoln University. He started June 15, 2002.

Friday, Jun 07, 2002
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Lincoln University, Philadelphia’s Lincoln High School, and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Christie Whitman today (June 7, 2002) announced a new, innovative environmental educational partnership of the University, Philadelphia Academies, Inc., and the EPA.

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