Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA), in partnership with the Educational Advancement Foundation (EAF), has pledged an endowment in the amount of $100,000 to the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) as a part of the organization’s AKA-HBCU Endowment Fund.
On February 28, UAPB Chancellor Laurence B. Alexander came together with 31 other leaders of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) at the Alpha Kappa Alpha International Headquarters in Chicago to accept the first installment of their institution’s award.
“Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. has implemented the AKA-HBCU Endowment Fund with the goal of investing in the future of our young people and the sustainability of our treasured HBCUs,” said Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. International President, Dr. Glenda Glover. “Our organization has pledged to donate a total of $10 million dollars towards the endowment, and we are honored to provide UAPB the first $50,000 during our February event as we celebrate Black History Month and the legacies of all HBCUs.”
For more information about the AKA-HBCU Endowment Fund, contact Cynthia Howell at (773) 684-1282.