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The Friends of Hosanna at Lincoln University erects ‘Bench by the Road’

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA – The Friends of Hosanna at Lincoln University and the Toni Morrison Society erected and dedicated a ‘Bench by the Road’ today at the historic Hosanna African Union Methodist Protestant (A.U.M.P.) Church.

The Bench by the Road Project, a memorial history and community outreach project of the Toni Morrison Society, was initially launched on the 75thbirthday of the society’s namesake to create an outdoor museum that marks important locations in African American history both in the United States and abroad.

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Lincoln ranks among top 20 HBCUs in nation

Lincoln University ranked 17 among the top Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU), advancing four places from last year, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual 2016 HBCU rankings released today. Read Article »

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University City Campus to Close During Pope Francis’ Visit

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA – The University City campus of Lincoln University will be closed Sept. 25 and 26 during the Philadelphia visit of Pope Francis. University City will resume normal operating hours Sept. 28 at 8 a.m.

The University City campus, which offers a variety of graduate programs for working-adult learners most evenings and weekends, is located in the heart of the educational corridor on Market Street in Philadelphia, across from the 30th Street SEPTA station.

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Turman named associate vice president of development

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA – Lincoln University recently named Kevan Turman’01, MSR ’08 associate vice president of development. He assumed his post July 1.

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Statement from Lincoln University Regarding Dr. Kaukab Siddique’s Personal Facebook Post

by Maureen Stokes

Lincoln University Associate Professor Dr. Kaukab Siddique, in a July 8 post on his personal Facebook page, makes anti-Semitic and derogatory comments about women among other things.

Dr. Siddique is a tenured faculty member in the Department of Languages and Literature.

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Statement from Lincoln University Regarding Dr. Kaukab Siddique’s Personal Facebook Post

Lincoln University, PA - Lincoln University Associate Professor Dr. Kaukab Siddique, in a July 8 post on his personal Facebook page, makes anti-Semitic and derogatory comments about women among other things.

Dr. Siddique is a tenured faculty member in the Department of Languages and Literature.

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Charitable trust awards Lincoln $73,000 grant for need-based scholarships

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA – Lincoln University recently received a $73,000 grant from W.W. Smith Charitable Trust for need-based scholarships for full-time students from Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties as well as those from neighboring Camden, New Jersey.

Aside from college scholarship support, the trust, which is a private foundation established by William Wikoff Smith, provides support for basic food, clothing and shelter needs as well as basic medical research primarily in heart disease, cancer and AIDS.