Following the launch of the ABOUT LOVE campaign starring The Carters, Tiffany & Co. announced details on the launch of the Tiffany & Co. About Love Scholarship program in partnership with BeyGOOD and the Shawn Carter Foundation. As part of the campaign announcement, Tiffany & Co. pledged USD $2M in scholarship funding for students in the arts and creative fields at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The Tiffany & Co. About Love Scholarship will be awarded to five small private and select state schools: Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, Norfolk State University in Virginia, Bennett College in North Carolina, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and Central State University in Ohio.
The Fulbright Program — the flagship international academic exchange of the U.S. government — provides U.S. and international students, scholars, teachers, artists and professionals opportunities to solve global problems.
It’s got a bit of a negative connotation these days. Often envisioned as highly sexualized imposters who play for attention, the idea of “gamer girls” has been co-opted over the years by predominantly male gamers while being simultaneously rejected by many girls and women who play video games. And who could blame them? Despite societal advances towards equality, particularly post #MeToo, the gaming industry and video game culture remains one of the most sexist and toxic subcultures that exist.
We are all about to begin a slow and thoughtful in-person return to campus. Just as in the rest of the world, life will be different at Bennett in September 2021 than when we left campus in March 2020. However, the great news is that Bennett will have exciting new services, new vendors, new faces, new expectations and new modalities for teaching and learning! So, just what’s ahead for you as students at Bennett?
Dear Bennett College Family, I am excited to share with you that we are working on a plan for in-person and hybrid operations for Fall of 2021. With continued decline in COVID-19 cases, increasing vaccination rates, and continued attention to mitigation measures such as masking and social distancing, we are looking toward a return to campus in the fall, provided cases continue to decline. We are increasingly optimistic about the current projections on the number of North Carolinians who will be vaccinated in the coming months; and the continued guidance from our public health experts that we can bring students, faculty, …