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  1. ROBINSON, Steven M.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Dayton Daily News

    News Death Notice ROBINSON, Steven M. Age 49, born March 22, 1966 in Dayton, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at home. He graduated from Belmont High School in 1984 and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Liberal Arts from Wilberforce University.

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  2. Ohio College Makes Changes, Works To Keep AccreditationRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | TheCourier.com

    ... Ohio campus in an effort to keep its accreditation. The Higher Learning Commission sent a warning to Wilberforce University last June requiring the school to show why accreditation shouldn't be withdrawn. Members of an accreditation team will visit ...

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  3. Hiram College's finances being monitored by federal governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Cleveland.com

    ... of financial responsibility, Inside Higher Ed reported. In addition to Hiram, Urbana University and Wilberforce University are the only four-year non-profit institutions on the list from Ohio. The rest are for-profit proprietary schools, including ...

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  4. Imagine if it were Luthuli not RhodesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Iol.co.za

    ... to the fight against racial and gender discrimination. Maxeke was born in 1874 and graduated from Wilberforce University in Ohio with a BSc degree, the first African woman to earn such a degree. She was a women's rights activist and co-founded the ...

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  5. Ruby Marshall, 76, longtime teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Philly.com

    ... from Ocean City High School in 1957 and earned a bachelor's in biology and comprehensive sciences at Wilberforce University in Ohio in 1961. She began her teaching career working with third graders at the former Samuel Miller School in Mount Holly ...

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  6. Afro-American Women's Tennis: Beyond Venus and SerenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Body Impolitic

    ... line and put some dry lime on there." After doing well in a tennis tournament at historically black Wilberforce University, the sisters were recruited to Tuskegee University in Alabama. During their time in Alabama (1937-41) and for a decade after ...

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  7. POWERS, FletcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Dayton Daily News

    ... from Farragut High School in Chicago, IL and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science Degree from Wilberforce University in Wilberforce, OH in 1964. He worked for the City of Dayton as Director of Roosevelt Recreation Center and Community Liaison in ...

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  8. Wilberforce University: a pioneering institution in African American educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | OUPblog

    What do opera singer Leontyne Price, activist Victoria Gray Adams, civil rights organizer Bayard Rustin, and Harvard sociologist William Julius Wilson have in common? They all attended or graduated from Wilberforce University . Located outside of Dayton, Ohio, Wilberforce was the first institution of higher education to be owned and operated by African Americans.

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  9. Ranked Berea spoils Bulldogs' funRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Xenia Daily Gazette

    ... Moore defends him, during Saturday's men's college basketball game at the Alumni Multiplex on the Wilberforce University campus. Berea won the game with a season-high points total, 114-80. Alvin Johnson looks for an open Wilberforce Bulldogs ...

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  10. Wilberforce accreditation visit delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Business Journal

    Wilberforce University will wait a few more months on a visit from the Higher Learning Commission that could determine its fate.

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  11. Elizabeth Keckley: Mrs. Lincoln's dressmakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Xenia Daily Gazette

    ... brow, and when he died, she was a great help to Mrs. Lincoln. Elizabeth's son George was a student at Wilberforce University when he left to join the army and was killed in the Civil War. He was buried with many other soldiers in an unmarked grave. ...

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  12. Remembering Bishop Benjamin F. LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Xenia Daily Gazette

    Benjamin F. Lee was born in New Jersey in 1841 and attended Wilberforce University. There he received private instruction while working the university land and caring for the horses.

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  13. Georgetown Beats Wilberforce 101-81Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Noah Cottrill finished three shy of his career-high and Georgetown needed every single one of his 32 points Tuesday against Wilberforce University. The No.

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  14. Flakea s pre-PSC utility experience: Moreland panelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    ... Queens. A former Senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, he was President of Wilberforce University, his alma mater, from 2002 to 2008. In 1986, he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives where he served the 6th ...

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  15. a Most powerful woman religious leadera to speak at MLK Jr. Awards LuncheonRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Daily Vidette

    ... Seminary in Dayton, Ohio. She has accumulated several honorary doctorates from Howard University, Wilberforce University, Central State University in Ohio, Morgan State University and Goucher College. Named as one of the 50 most powerful women ...

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  16. Iu East Freshman Leads Nation in 3-Point PercentageRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | Putnam County Sentinel

    ... .6 points per game. Miller and the Red Wolves (9-6) have won three in a row entering a game Jan. 7 at Wilberforce University. IU East is a first-year NAIA program. The Red Wolves are coached by fellow Ottawa native Tiffani Selhorst.

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  17. Wilberforce University continues fight to survive: Higher Education RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Cleveland.com

    ... with more than 400 years of experience have come to its aid. "We could feel Harriett Tubman, who used Wilberforce University as one of the stops of the Underground Railroad, tugging at our hearts," President Algeania Freeman said in a statement. In ...

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  18. Wilberforce moves to save accreditationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Business Journal

    Algeania Warren Freeman is the new president of Wilberforce University, which is pushing ahead with the next step in a plan to save its accreditation. The Greene County historically black university has filed a 3,000 page document to the Ohio Higher Learning Commission contending the school is in the midst of a turnaround and should keep its accredited status, as part of a year-long effort to save the school.

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  19. Rio men end losing skidRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Tri-County News

    ... in 22 points and equaled a career-high with seven assists to lead the University of Rio Grande past Wilberforce University, 89-70, Tuesday night, in non-conference men's basketball action at the Newt Oliver Arena. The RedStorm, who stopped a ...

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  20. Rio women pull away, bounce BulldogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Tri-County News

    Brianna Thomas scored a game-high 19 points to lead a trio of University of Rio Grande players in double figures and the RedStorm pulled away in the second half to post an 84-63 win over Wilberforce University, Tuesday night, in non-conference women's basketball action at the Newt Oliver Arena. Rio Grande improved to 6-4 with the victory, stopping a two-game losing slide and completing a season sweep of Wilberforce in the process.

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