Melvin Jackson Jr. Earns Honors for a Role in His YouTube Series (BOWIE, Md.) – A Bowie State University alumnus and professional actor – best known for his portrayal of rapper Kurtis Blow on BET’s “The New Edition Story” – received his first Emmy nomination for his performance in his YouTube series, “This Eddie Murphy […]
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Gregory Foster was a May 2016 Hercules Scholarship recipient from Bowie State University. He recently wrote the following letter, showing his appreciation for his award and sharing what’s next on his path. Dear Tom Joyner Foundation, Thank you for your support and financial assistance during my academic journey at Bowie State University. I am grateful […]
Incoming President Aminta Breaux was introduced to the Bowie State University community. She will begin as Bowie State University’s 10th president on July 1, 2017. Watch video below. President Breax is introduced at the 5:25 mark and speaks at the 16:00 mark.
Student : DeRonte Craig Hometown : Hyattsville GPA : 3.72 Major / Classification : Business Management / Sophomore DeRonte was named the Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar from Bowie State University.
Student: Eric Berry Hometown: North Charleston, S.C. GPA: 4.0 Classification/Major: Freshman, Computer Technology Eric Berry named this week’s Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar Eric is a freshman studying computer technology at Bowie State University. His goal is to work in the computer network/cybersecurity field. He and his twin brother, Jackie, who is also a […]
Student: Ryan Washington Hometown: Silver Spring, MD GPA: 3.8 Classification/Major: Sophomore, Government Major Ryan Washington named this week’s Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar Ryan is a sophomore studying government at Bowie State University. He dreams of entering public service to make a positive difference in people’s lives. After graduation, he plans […]