LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, Pa. – Today marks 50 years since the tragic assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who died in Memphis, Tenn.
King was born on January 15, 1929; and by the time of his death at 39 had become the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement. He was a renowned orator, with the ability to persuade audiences to unite in a unified force, most often encouraging equality for all.
On a March weekday, senior Lincoln biology student Renyta Scales received an email that would change the course of her life: she had been accepted to Penn State Medical School. She read the email, – thrilled to be admitted to one of her top choices – called her parents, and told her friends. And then she went to class.
Current Lincoln undergraduate and graduate students and alumni are invited to the Lincoln University’s annual Career Fair on March 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Manuel Rivero Hall. Lincoln welcomes graduate schools and employers that offer careers in criminal justice, nursing, technology, finance and many others.
Today the Lincoln University community officially welcomed some of its newest — and youngest — members during the Spring 2016 orientation for the Coatesville Area Senior High School dual enrollment program.
Lincoln University offers a dual enrollment program at Coatesville Area Senior High School where students earn college credit by taking classes at the high school during regular school hours with high school teachers.
President Richard Green appointed Virginia J. Smith interim dean of the College of Professional, Graduate and Extended Studies effective January 1 and ending June 30. Smith takes over from Patricia A. Joseph, who now serves as interim provost and vice president for academic affairs.
Smith has spent more than a quarter century as a teacher, mentor, advisor, and leader at Lincoln University.