Magazine article Black Issues in Higher Education

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Magazine article Black Issues in Higher Education

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Programs, Accreditations, & Opportunities

Bowie State University and the Brazilian state of Bahia have collaborated to establish the Center for Culture in the Americas at BSU's headquarters in the city of Salvador. The Bahians will operate the center and Bowie State will provide the classroom material.

"The Center will help improve understanding of and appreciation for contributions of many diverse cultures of the world, especially the relationship between the African American and Amerindian cultures," said Dr. Ida CT. Brandon, dean of the university's School of Continuing Education and Extended Studies.

The Bahia State Government is looking to Bowie State for help in enhancing the health care, education, and employment opportunities for its citizens. The program will bring Salvadoran nurses, Bahian business owners, and university business faculty from Bahia to Bowie State for training. Bowie State faculty will also be sent to Brazil to assist in faculty training at Bahia's state university.

Creighton University in an attempt to make better use af faculty members who have worked or lived in Africa, will offer a comajor in African studies consisting of twenty-four hours in integrated studies in a specialty area in support of an academic major. …

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