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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.

Friday, Jan 18, 2002
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Larry J. WoodsLINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA – Lincoln University recently named Larry J. Woods as its director of Public Safety. Woods, whose law enforcement career spans more than 20 years, has responsibility for the University’s more than 30-member public safety staff, the 422-acre main campus in Southern Chester County as well as the Graduate and Continuing Education Center located in downtown Philadelphia.

Thursday, Jan 17, 2002
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The Lincoln University Gospel Choir, Liturgical Dance Ministry and student ministers will be featured during the program segment of Herr Foods Inc.'s Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration on Monday, Jan. 21, 2002, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Herr's Visitor's Center in Nottingham, Pa.

The program is part of a day of planned activities held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to celebrate the legacy of the slain civil rights leader who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. The program is free and open to the public.

Friday, Jan 11, 2002
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 Lincoln University Music Professor Dr. Alvin E. Amos Supporting Lincoln's Mission: Lincoln University Music Professor Dr. Alvin E. Amos (above) and his wife, Carol, have stepped up to the plate in support of Lincoln University's mission. Last year, they contributed $7,500 to create the Alvin E. and Carol B. Amos Scholarship Music Award.

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