Tuskegee Univeristy

Tuskegee Students-Liberia
4:18 pm
Wed August 6, 2014

6 Tuskegee Students Stuck In Liberia Due To Ebola

A half-dozen Tuskegee University students stuck in Liberia because of the Ebola outbreak won't be returning to the United States for nearly two more weeks.

A half-dozen Tuskegee University students stuck in Liberia because of the Ebola outbreak won't be returning to the United States for nearly two more weeks.

A university statement released Wednesday says the students are safe and in regular contact with administrators.

But the group isn't expected to leave Liberia until Aug. 17, and the students won't return to the United States until Aug. 18.

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Tuskegee University
6:34 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Louis Farrakhan to Visit Tuskegee University

Louis Farrakhan is scheduled to visit Tuskegee University Friday, March 15, 2013.
en.wikipedia.org

The leader of the Nation of Islam, Louis Farrakhan, is scheduled to visit Tuskegee University on Friday.


An announcement by the university says Farrakhan will address Macon County high school students at the campus at 9:30 a.m. and then speak to others at 6 p.m. He was invited by the Tuskegee University Muslim Student Association and the Black Belt Deliberative Dialogue. The university said Farrakhan's topics will include the need for historically black colleges and universities.

Obit-Tuskegee Airmen
4:54 pm
Fri November 9, 2012

Original Member Of The Tuskegee Airmen Dies

Tuskegee Airman Lt. Col Herbert E. Carter has died. He was 95.
Credit tuskegee.edu

Tuskegee city officials say Lt. Col. Herbert Eugene Carter, one of the original Tuskegee Airmen, has died.


Tuskegee Mayor Johnny Ford said Carter died Thursday afternoon at East Alabama Medical Center. He was 95.


Carter flew 77 missions and crashed landed only once. The Tuskegee Airmen were the first black aviators in the U.S. military. They were trained in Alabama at the Tuskegee Institute, now Tuskegee University, as a segregated unit during World War II.


Ford said he's ordered all U.S. flags in Tuskegee to be flown at half-staff.

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Business & Education
8:36 am
Wed September 19, 2012

Historically Black Ala. Colleges Get Big Grants

Alabama State University is receiving nearly $4 million in federal grant money from the U.S. Department of Education.
manifestcollegemag.com

The U.S. Department of Education is awarding millions in grants to historically black colleges in Alabama.

The five-year grants will affect curriculum and teaching programs, campus building improvements and the purchase of scientific equipment.