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Morehouse College President “David Thomas” elected to the Yale Board of Trustees

  Morehouse College President “David Thomas” elected to the Yale Board of Trustees Distinguished scholar and Morehouse College president David Thomas ’78 B.A., ’84 M.A., ’84 M.PHIL., ’86 Ph.D. has been elected to serve as an alumni fellow of Yale’s Board of Trustees, known formally as the Yale Corporation, in worldwide balloting of university graduates. …

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New Haven Promise – Provides “The National Blueprint” for College Education & Career

New Haven Promise is a first-of-its-kind scholarship program in Connecticut. Promise is a location-based program that provides scholarships up to 100% tuition for residents and graduates of New Haven Public Schools and approved charter schools. A key to New Haven’s future, Promise is revitalizing the City of New Haven through increased educational attainment, increasing home …

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Ethnic GEM in the MAKING:  Kahlil Greene

Ethnic GEM in the MAKING:  Kahlil Greene School: Yale University Double Major: Economics & Politics State: New Haven, CT   First African American Elected President of Yale University Student Body      Kahlil Greene is Yale University’s first African American elected student body President for the first time since the school was established 318 years …

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Ethnic GEM: Shontay Delaue

Ethnic GEM:  Shontay Delaue Title: Senior Vice President and Senior Diversity Officer   School:  Dartmouth College State: New Hampshire   Susan Boutwell – susan.j.boutwell@dartmouth.edu – Resubmitted by Ethnic Online Shontay Delalue, a recognized leader in promoting equity, diversity, and inclusion in higher education, has been named Dartmouth’s inaugural senior vice president and senior diversity officer—a role …

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Professional Basketball comes to Connecticut!

Anthony Hill, Team Market Owner  Professional Basketball comes to Connecticut!  Welcome:  “The Connecticut Cobras” Beginning next spring, Connecticut residents won’t need to travel for professional basketball games, with a professional men’s basketball team set to call the state its home for the first time in over two decades.   The Connecticut Cobras will be a part …

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Claudia Cardozo

Ethnic GEM: Claudia Cardozo  Company:  HarborOne Bank Title: Community Development Manager State: Rhode Island  Written by Wes Webb, Senior Contributing Writer In the summer 2002, Claudia Cardozo, left Armenia Quindío and moved to Rhode Island, with only 500 dollars and no family or relatives to rely on. The most difficult sacrifice Cardozo had to make …

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Monte Foster

 Ethnic GEM: Monte Foster Company: TD Bank State: Massachusetts  TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, announced it has named Monté Foster Southern New England Retail Market President. In this role, Foster will lead the Retail Banking team of approximately 1,000 employees and 95 stores in Connecticut, parts of Massachusetts and Upstate New York. He will …

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