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Date 05 May 1996 13:16:41


95231                      COLLEGE NEWS 
                         By Julian Shipp 
CHARLOTTE, N.C.--Queens College has hired Rita L. Barber as founding 
director of its new Internship Program, which will require students to 
intern for six credit hours to graduate. The academic policy takes effect 
in the fall of 1996. Queens' Internship Program is funded in part by a 
$60,000 grant from the Teagle Foundation, Inc., of New York. The Teagle 
grant supplements other donor funds and will support the new program 
through 1998.  
SALISBURY, N.C.--The Association of Theological Schools Accrediting 
Committee has upgraded Hood Theological Seminary to "Candidate for 
Accreditation" status. For the last 51 years, Hood has been an associated 
member of the Association of Theological Schools. The association is the 
accrediting body of the mainline theological schools in the United States 
and Canada. Hood has been accredited by the Southern Association of 
Colleges and Schools since 1991. 
TUSCALOOSA, Ala.--The Student Support Services Program at Stillman College 
recently received $184,814 for the 1995-96 budget year as part of a 
four-year grant for $583,959 awarded by the U.S.  Department of Education, 
according to Stillman president Cordell Wynn. The program, which will 
assist 130 students at Stillman College, offers assistance to any qualified 
student who meets the low-income criteria established by the U.S. 
Commissioner of Education, or who is physically disabled, and who is 
already enrolled at Stillman College. 

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