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Nov 30, 2015, 21:23 ET

Thurgood Marshall College Fund and U.S. Army Partner to Increase STEM Literacy for Underrepresented and Disadvantaged Youth

 Today the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) announces the award of a $5.7 million multi-year grant from the U.S. Army to engage K-12...

Nov 19, 2015, 23:30 ET
CIA Director John O. Brennan Receives National Hero Award at TMCF 27th Annual Awards Gala in Washington, DC

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Annual Awards Gala Raises Over $4.8 Million

 The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) raised over $4.8 million [at the time of print] in a 'sold-out' room at its Annual Awards Gala on...

Nov 02, 2015, 17:00 ET
Andra Day | Photo Credit: Myriam Santos

Warner Bros. Records Artist Andra Day to Headline Thurgood Marshall College Fund's 27th Annual Awards Gala

 Warner Bros. Records artist Andra Day will kick-off the Thurgood Marshall College Fund's (TMCF) 27th Annual Awards Gala Monday, November 16,...

Oct 22, 2015, 19:51 ET
John O. BrennanDirector, Central Intelligence Agency

Thurgood Marshall College Fund to Honor CIA Director John O. Brennan at its 27th Annual Awards Gala

 With over 1,500 of the nation's Who's Who in attendance, John O. Brennan, Central Intelligence Agency Director, will be honored with the...

Oct 20, 2015, 23:30 ET

Thurgood Marshall College Fund's Annual Awards Gala Named to the 2015 BizBash List of Top 100 Events in Washington, DC

 The Thurgood Marshall College Fund's (TMCF) Annual Awards Gala has been named to the list of 2015 Top 100 Events in Washington, DC –...

Oct 01, 2015, 12:12 ET

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Taps Silicon Valley Executive For Its Board Of Directors

 The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) has appointed Oracle Executive Steven Wolfe Pereira to its Board of Directors, announced Jim...

Sep 25, 2015, 02:30 ET

Good Morning America's Co-Anchor to Host Thurgood Marshall College Fund's Annual Awards Gala

 Award-winning journalist and "Good Morning America" (GMA) co-anchor Robin Roberts will host Thurgood...

Aug 25, 2015, 12:14 ET
The Apple HBCU Scholars Program is just one element of the $40 million partnership between Apple and Thurgood Marshall College Fund announced earlier this year. (Photo Courtesy of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund)

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Launches Apple HBCU Scholars Program to Create Diverse Talent Pipeline

 The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) today launched the application process for the inaugural year of the Apple HBCU Scholars Program,...

Jul 23, 2015, 15:29 ET

Lowe's Donates $500,000 to Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) announces a $500,000 donation from Lowe's to assist students attending publicly-supported Historically Black...

Jul 15, 2015, 07:53 ET

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Continues Partnership With United Airlines

 The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) announced today that it has expanded its partnership with United Airlines; and, that the company...

May 04, 2015, 16:31 ET

HBCU Advocacy And Relevance Remains The Priority In Washington

 Last week the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) helped to launch the new Bipartisan Congressional HBCU Caucus, chaired by Representatives...

Apr 22, 2015, 23:47 ET

Department of Education Report Confirms Parent PLUS Loan Program Changes Negatively Impacted Historically Black Colleges and Universities

 The recently released Department of Education report on the tightened credit standards for the Parent PLUS Loan, "Changes in Financial Aid and...

Mar 10, 2015, 14:35 ET

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Partnering with Apple to Inspire the Next Generation of Talent

 Today, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Apple announced a partnership to identify, develop and harness talent from the nation's...

Jan 16, 2015, 13:05 ET

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Applauds Obama Administration for $25 Million in Funding for Cybersecurity Education at HBCUs

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) applauds the Obama Administration on its...

Jan 12, 2015, 10:22 ET

Thurgood Marshall College Fund on President Obama's America's College Promise Proposal

Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) applauds the White House on its effort to increase college access for all Americans through the President's...

Dec 04, 2014, 16:58 ET

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Selects Morehouse College to Receive Over $700,000 in Microsoft Software Through Its Technology Initiative

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) announced today that it has awarded over $700,000 in Microsoft software, from its ongoing Technology...

Nov 13, 2014, 23:15 ET
TMCF President & CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. receives check from Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo Presents $3.3 Million Donation To The Thurgood Marshall College Fund At Its Awards Gala

 During the Thurgood Marshall College Fund's (TMCF's) 26th Annual Awards Gala, Wells Fargo announced a new $3.3 million financial investment to...

Nov 07, 2014, 13:30 ET

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Hosts Award-Winning Leadership Institute in the Nation's Capitol for Nearly 500 HBCU Students

 Students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will come to Washington, DC to participate in the Thurgood Marshall College...

Oct 31, 2014, 23:41 ET

George Lopez and Trey Songz Added to Guest Line-up at the Thurgood Marshall College Fund's 26th Annual Awards Gala

 Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) is pleased to add Comedian George Lopez and Grammy® nominated R&B superstar Trey...

Oct 29, 2014, 11:45 ET

Thurgood Marshall College Fund to Honor Sheila C. Johnson At Its 26th Annual Awards Gala

 Sheila C. Johnson, CEO of Salamander Hotels & Resorts and BET Co-Founder, will be honored with the Breaking Barriers Award at  the...