Fact #1 In 1837, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania opened and was established by Quaker Richard Humphreys. The University was known as the “Institute for Colored Youth” and is the oldest historically black school of higher education. Fact #2 In Title III of the Higher Education Act of 1965, Congress officially defined an HBCU as an institution of higher learning that was accredited and established before 1964, and whose primary mission was the education of African Americans.
This month A Different Girl Inc. is spotlighting Taylor Garner. Taylor is an 8th grader at Renaissance Middle School. Taylor consistently strives for excellence in everything she does. She is a positive example of everything A Different Girl Inc. stands for. From excelling in academics, showing leadership with positive behavior and getting involved in different extracurricular activities. Taylor is also active within the community. Over the holidays, Taylor helped her mother