Lincoln University, America's first Historically Black University, ranks third among the nation's 117 Black colleges and universities in producing African Americans with baccalaureate degrees in physics, according to a national survey and news magazine. Between 1996 and 1998, which are the most recent years that national and comparative statistics are available, Lincoln University granted bachelor's degrees in physics to an average of nine (9) graduates in each of the three years, according to the American Institute of Physics.
Dr. William B. Bynum, Jr., Lincoln University's vice president for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, attributes Lincoln's success in recruiting a projected enrollment of 607 first-year students: freshmen (522), transfers (49), readmits (25), and unclassified* (11) for the start of the 2001 fall semester to:
LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA - Former astronaut and U.S. Air Force Col. (ret.) Guion S. Bluford, Jr., and U.S. Congressman Chaka Fattah of Philadelphia are scheduled to visit Lincoln University to help mark NASA Awareness Day on Thursday, September 20, 2001 at 9:30 a.m., in Dickey Hall Auditorium on the University's main campus in southern Chester County.
Other scheduled guests include George E. Reese, Esq., NASA associate administrator for Equal Opportunity Programs as well as a 1965 graduate of Lincoln University, and Cheyney University President Clinton Pettus.
Classes for undergraduates at Lincoln University for the 2001-2002 academic year have begun with a projected matriculation of 607 future alumni, including 522 freshmen and 49 transfers, who with their paid deposits have indicated their intentions to enroll. Last fall, Lincoln's freshman class numbered 340.
In general, educational institutions tend to finalize their fall enrollment at the end of each September.
Besides enrolling a larger freshman class, Lincoln also has attracted students who are more academically prepared as they start their first year of college.
LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA - Classes for undergraduates at Lincoln University for the 2001-2002 academic year started Wednesday, August 29 at the campus in Southern Chester County. The approximate 500 freshmen class represents the largest entering freshmen class at the University since 1996 when 570 first-year students were enrolled. The exact amount of new freshmen will be determined in September. Last fall, the University enrolled a freshman class of 340.
LINCOLN UNIVERSITY -- Lincoln University, America's first Historically Black University, ranks second among all colleges and universities in the nation in graduating African Americans with baccalaureate degrees in the physical sciences, according to a national survey.