The Lion's Roar

Former homecoming royalty offers advice

President John L. Crain stands with the 2018 Homecoming King Cedrick Dent, Jr.,  and Queen Da Jon Beard after they were crowned during the halftime show of the Homecoming football game. Beard represented Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., as a junior maid and Dent represented Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., as a senior beau court member. Mattie Hawkins, Homecoming Queen 2017 was on hand to crown the winners.
September 10, 2019

Students running for the 2019 Homecoming Court have started campaigning for a position on the court. Candidates began campaigning for Homecoming Court at 8 a.m. on Sept. 9 and will continue through...

‘Block Party’ welcomes freshmen on campus

Block Party was organized as a part of the Welcome Week activities on August 23 on SGA Drive. Students were entertained by a DJ and performances by students from Greek organizations.
August 26, 2019

Students on campus were entertained with games, performances by students from Greek organizations and a DJ during the "Block Party." "Block Party" was organized as a part of the Welcome Week activities...

Conversations with Dent and Willis

2018 Homecoming King Cedric L. Dent, a senior social work major, and Interim Dean of Students Dr. Gabe Willis answer questions about their life experiences.
November 27, 2018

2018 Homecoming King Cedric L. Dent, a senior social work major, and Interim Dean of Students Dr. Gabe Willis spoke about their life experiences in "A Real Talk Conversation with the King." The talk...

New Monarchs

2018 Homecoming King Cedric L. Dent, a senior social work major, and 2018 Homecoming Queen Da’Jon Beard, a junior early childhood education major, hug on the field after having their names called as the new king and queen.
October 15, 2018

The coronation of the 2018 Homecoming king and queen at Saturday’s game recognized Cedric L. Dent Jr. and Da’Jon Beard respectively. “Being Homecoming queen means a lot to me because I know that...

Writing about purpose

Writing about purpose
August 9, 2018

Being raised by a single mother after his father was sentenced to prison, the future looked uncertain at best. However, even with the odds stacked against his favor, this student prevailed in life leaving...

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