Our friends at Jarvis Christian University in Hawkins, Texas Are Preparing To Celebrate Black History Month With A Special Event And You're Invited.

Jarvis is a historically Black University that's open to everyone and everyone is invited to join students and staff for a special event in honor of Black History Month featuring a well respected PHD and champion of HBCU's across the country.

Jarvis Christian University will host Dr. Leonard L. Haynes as the Black History Month speaker in chapel at  11 a.m. Tuesday, February 21.

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Jarvis Christian University

Dr. Haynes is the former senior director with the Department of Education, a former HBCU president and a former executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Dr. Haynes brings a combination of policy and practical experience that will strengthen Strategic Education’s support of HBCUs and the students they serve.


Widely recognized for his work in education, Haynes has counseled numerous organizations, such as the Ford Foundation and the Merck Corporation. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Southern University, his master’s degree from Carnegie Mellon University, his doctorate from The Ohio State University.

He is a recipient of 14 honorary degrees, the 2018 White House Initiative on HBCUs Distinguished Service Award—now known as the Leonard L. Haynes III Distinguished Service Award—and the Servant Leader Award from the United Methodist Church for his work on behalf of HBCUs.

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For more details on this event, visit Jarvis.edu or get in contact with them by calling 903-730-4890.

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