Excerpt: "If it wasn't for TMCF... I would not have been able to pursue my college degree in Business. I received the TMCF Coca-Cola First Generation Scholarship which paid the balance of my tuition and allowed me to be first in my family who is going to receive a college degree."
"I am a reflection of Justice Thurgood Marshall because... I am determined to be the first person in my family to receive a college degree. That woul Read More >
Primary Headline: Walter Hood
Secondary Headline: Lincoln University of Missouri
Sub Headline: Teacher Quality & Retention Program Fellow
Excerpt: "If it wasn't for TMCF... I would not have been granted the opportunity to travel outside the Midwest and expand my potential. Through my experiences, I was able to network and develop lifelong relationships with my peers, gain professional mentors and receive endless support from the TMCF Staff. "
Excerpt: Recently, a great deal of debate has centered on whether the nation’s first black president has failed its historically black colleges and universities. The debate isn’t new; for years there’s been whispered angst over the president’s paternalism and seeming aloofness when it came to black institutions—and perhaps black issues in general.
Recently, a great deal of debate has centered on whether the nation’s first black president has failed its historically black colleges and universit Read More >
Primary Headline: Delaware State President Joins TMCF Board Of Directors
Secondary Headline: Press Release
Sub Headline: January 26, 2016
Excerpt: The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) has appointed Delaware State University (DSU) President Harry Lee Williams to its Board of Directors, announced Jim Clifton, TMCF Board Chairman and President of Gallup. Dr. Williams is the tenth president of DSU, one of America’s oldest Land-Grant Institutions and the state of Delaware’s only Historically Black College or University (HBCU). He was appointed president in 2010, after serving a year and a half as provost and vice president of Academic Affairs.