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Northeast Florida Celebrates UNCF Week
UNCF Week offers you a selection of actions and events you can enjoy as you support UNCF and its mission. Whatever events you choose, be sure to join us in celebration at our Virtual Breakfast Thursday morning March 11. >>Read More
Did you know?
There are three UNCF-member institutions in Florida—among the state’s oldest higher education institutions:
- Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, the oldest historically black college in Florida
- Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens
- Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach
HBCUs Punch Above their Weight
The UNCF research report HBCUs Punching Above Their Weight makes a strong case for a powerful proposition: Given their small average size and a history of being under-resourced, the enrollment, degree and economic impacts of HBCUs on African Americans in their respective states are significantly greater than one would expect. >> Read More at UNCF.org/PATW.
Scenes from the Jacksonville Leader’s Luncheon