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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 6, 1998
Local alumnae of Spelman College will honor former college President Johnnetta B. Cole, actress Esther Rolle and educator Betty Shabazz, posthumously, at an awards ceremony Saturday in West Hollywood. "We want to remember wonderful people who have contributed . . . and served as role models," said Marie Moore, spokeswoman for the National Alumnae Assn. of Spelman College, Hollywood / San Fernando Valley Chapter.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 5, 2013 | By Carla Rivera
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science has received a $1-million donation - the largest one-time individual gift in the school's history - from the longtime manager of Ray Charles. The money will be used to fund student scholarships. The donation comes from Joe Adams and his wife, Emma, and will establish the Adams Scholars, which will provide $10,000  to cover tuition for undergraduates based on their financial need. “These funds will reinforce CDU's commitment to serve talented students who may not otherwise be able to afford tuition and many of whom are the first in their families to go to college,” Drew President David M. Carlisle said in a statement.
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OPINION
May 21, 2013 | By Walter M. Kimbrough
I was in Detroit preparing to give a speech last week when the news came across my Twitter feed: "Dr. Dre and music producer Jimmy Iovine donate $70 million to USC to create new degree. " As one of the first university presidents from the hip-hop generation, I had to stop and read the story immediately. The two music moguls and co-founders of Beats Electronics - recognizing that they needed a new type of creative talent for their growing music technology business - are funding a four-year program that blends liberal arts, graphic and product design, business and technology.
OPINION
May 21, 2013 | By Walter M. Kimbrough
I was in Detroit preparing to give a speech last week when the news came across my Twitter feed: "Dr. Dre and music producer Jimmy Iovine donate $70 million to USC to create new degree. " As one of the first university presidents from the hip-hop generation, I had to stop and read the story immediately. The two music moguls and co-founders of Beats Electronics - recognizing that they needed a new type of creative talent for their growing music technology business - are funding a four-year program that blends liberal arts, graphic and product design, business and technology.
NEWS
April 27, 1986
Officials of Atlanta's predominantly black Spelman College said they will sell approximately $1 million worth of the women's school's holdings in companies that do business in South Africa. The announcement came the day after a rally at which Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young urged Spelman's trustees to vote for the divestiture. School Treasurer Jonathan Smith, a senior vice president of the New York investment firm Mitchell Hutchins Inc.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 10, 1989
In an effort to increase the number of blacks entering science and engineering fields, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Caltech signed agreements Tuesday for a joint academic program with seven historically black colleges and universities in the South. "The black colleges and universities have a great resource we have not been tapping," said Martin Leipold, manager of the program for JPL. He said the Pasadena area lab will offer summer research jobs to the students, and JPL scientists and Caltech professors will lecture at the schools.
BUSINESS
August 26, 1994
Money magazine's Sept. 6 issue ranks the nation's Top 100 colleges in terms of costs and academic value. Nine California schools are on the list, but only Caltech in Pasadena ranks among the Top 10. Factors used in determining the rankings include entrance exam results, graduation rates, faculty resources and deployment, budgets for instruction and student services and default ratios on student loans. The magazine then compares those figures to each college's tuition and fees.
NEWS
April 24, 1986 | From Times Wire Services
A 31-year-old man was charged Wednesday with raping and killing one of four elderly black women whose slayings terrorized a west Atlanta neighborhood. Police said they would seek indictments against him in the three other cases. Richard Hunter, who is black, was charged with murder, rape and burglary in the death of 85-year-old Annie Rochelle Copeland, who was smothered with a pillow in her apartment, Public Safety Commissioner George Napper said. Her body was found March 1.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 5, 2013 | By Carla Rivera
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science has received a $1-million donation - the largest one-time individual gift in the school's history - from the longtime manager of Ray Charles. The money will be used to fund student scholarships. The donation comes from Joe Adams and his wife, Emma, and will establish the Adams Scholars, which will provide $10,000  to cover tuition for undergraduates based on their financial need. “These funds will reinforce CDU's commitment to serve talented students who may not otherwise be able to afford tuition and many of whom are the first in their families to go to college,” Drew President David M. Carlisle said in a statement.
NEWS
January 29, 2010
State of the Union: Excerpts from President Obama's State of the Union address in Thursday's Section A were credited to the Associated Press. The excerpts came from a White House transcript of the prepared speech and were corrected by Times staff to reflect the way Obama delivered the speech. Zelda Rubinstein: In Thursday's Section A, a caption with the Zelda Rubinstein obituary said a photograph showed a scene from the film "Poltergeist." The scene was from "Poltergeist II."
NATIONAL
April 16, 2010 | By Richard Fausset
All across this Southern metropolis, they are wondering, with dread or titillation, whether the raucous, raunchy street party called Freaknic will be back -- and whether, like some unslayable B-movie monster, it will once again take over the city. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed even lapsed into horror-flick argot as he spoke this week about rumors of "the 'Return of Freaknic' or 'Baby Freaknic' or 'Freaknic's Cousin' or a Freaknic kind of event coming to town this weekend." The mere mention of Freaknic has the power to freak out many Atlantans.
NEWS
January 29, 2010
State of the Union: Excerpts from President Obama's State of the Union address in Thursday's Section A were credited to the Associated Press. The excerpts came from a White House transcript of the prepared speech and were corrected by Times staff to reflect the way Obama delivered the speech. Zelda Rubinstein: In Thursday's Section A, a caption with the Zelda Rubinstein obituary said a photograph showed a scene from the film "Poltergeist." The scene was from "Poltergeist II."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 6, 1998
Local alumnae of Spelman College will honor former college President Johnnetta B. Cole, actress Esther Rolle and educator Betty Shabazz, posthumously, at an awards ceremony Saturday in West Hollywood. "We want to remember wonderful people who have contributed . . . and served as role models," said Marie Moore, spokeswoman for the National Alumnae Assn. of Spelman College, Hollywood / San Fernando Valley Chapter.
BUSINESS
August 26, 1994
Money magazine's Sept. 6 issue ranks the nation's Top 100 colleges in terms of costs and academic value. Nine California schools are on the list, but only Caltech in Pasadena ranks among the Top 10. Factors used in determining the rankings include entrance exam results, graduation rates, faculty resources and deployment, budgets for instruction and student services and default ratios on student loans. The magazine then compares those figures to each college's tuition and fees.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 10, 1989
In an effort to increase the number of blacks entering science and engineering fields, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Caltech signed agreements Tuesday for a joint academic program with seven historically black colleges and universities in the South. "The black colleges and universities have a great resource we have not been tapping," said Martin Leipold, manager of the program for JPL. He said the Pasadena area lab will offer summer research jobs to the students, and JPL scientists and Caltech professors will lecture at the schools.
NEWS
November 8, 1988 | SHIRLEY MARLOW
--In a serious moment, comedian Bill Cosby and his wife, Camille, have given $20 million to Spelman College, a predominantly black women's college in Atlanta. The largest single contribution ever to a black college was announced during installation ceremonies for new Spelman President Dr. Johnetta B. Cole, the first black woman to hold the post at the 107-year-old liberal arts college. "Mrs.
NEWS
November 8, 1988 | SHIRLEY MARLOW
--In a serious moment, comedian Bill Cosby and his wife, Camille, have given $20 million to Spelman College, a predominantly black women's college in Atlanta. The largest single contribution ever to a black college was announced during installation ceremonies for new Spelman President Dr. Johnetta B. Cole, the first black woman to hold the post at the 107-year-old liberal arts college. "Mrs.
NATIONAL
April 16, 2010 | By Richard Fausset
All across this Southern metropolis, they are wondering, with dread or titillation, whether the raucous, raunchy street party called Freaknic will be back -- and whether, like some unslayable B-movie monster, it will once again take over the city. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed even lapsed into horror-flick argot as he spoke this week about rumors of "the 'Return of Freaknic' or 'Baby Freaknic' or 'Freaknic's Cousin' or a Freaknic kind of event coming to town this weekend." The mere mention of Freaknic has the power to freak out many Atlantans.
NEWS
April 27, 1986
Officials of Atlanta's predominantly black Spelman College said they will sell approximately $1 million worth of the women's school's holdings in companies that do business in South Africa. The announcement came the day after a rally at which Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young urged Spelman's trustees to vote for the divestiture. School Treasurer Jonathan Smith, a senior vice president of the New York investment firm Mitchell Hutchins Inc.
NEWS
April 24, 1986 | From Times Wire Services
A 31-year-old man was charged Wednesday with raping and killing one of four elderly black women whose slayings terrorized a west Atlanta neighborhood. Police said they would seek indictments against him in the three other cases. Richard Hunter, who is black, was charged with murder, rape and burglary in the death of 85-year-old Annie Rochelle Copeland, who was smothered with a pillow in her apartment, Public Safety Commissioner George Napper said. Her body was found March 1.
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