| Historically Black Colleges and Universities' Responses to Hurricanes Katrina & Rita and Perceptions Among Displaced Students from New Orleans Black Universities- PowerPoint Presentation

Data from The Roots Cried Out: Hurricane Katrina One Year Later- Real Life Lessons from Young Adults in New Orleans and South Africa were presented at the Dillard University Deep South Center for Environmental Justice's Race, Place & The Environment After Katrina conference. Please click on the above link to see the presentation. Seminars/Workshops/Trainings regarding Young People, HBCUs, Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the Gulf Coast Region, South Africa, Emergency Preparedness, and Qualitative Data Research are currently being scheduled. An article on this research is published at Tom Joyner Morning Show's BlackAmericaWeb.com.

Displaced New Orleans Students* Enrolled at HBCUs During the Fall 2005 Semester Totals—either actual or estimated—according to HBCU Administrators and Staff at their respective institutions (Click on link for more HBCU information):

1. 910 Southern University and A&M College

2. 600 Texas Southern University

3. 152 Jackson State University

4. 114 Howard University

5. 86 Grambling State University

6. 75 Tennessee State University

7. 62 Morehouse College

8. 52 Philander Smith College

9. 50 Clark Atlanta University

10. 49 Alabama State University

10. 49 Prairie View A&M University

11. 48 Florida A&M University

12. 45 Alabama A&M University

13. 41 Spelman College

14. 40 Hampton University

15. 38 Fisk University

16. 36 Paul Quinn College

17. 35 Mississippi Valley State University

18. 33 Tuskegee University

19. 26 Morgan State University

20. 25 Miles College

21. 24 Huston-Tillotson College

22. 21 Texas College

22. 21 Tougaloo College

23. 20 University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

24. 18 Alcorn State University

25. 16 Albany State University

26. 15-20 Langston University

26. 15 Fayetteville State University

26. 15 University of the District of Columbia

27. 14 Harris-Stowe State University

27. 14 Norfolk State University

28. 12 Bowie State University

28. 12 Delaware State University

28. 12 LeMoyne-Owen College

28. 12 Paine College

29. 10 Oakwood College

29. 10 Stillman College

30. 9 Coppin State University

30. 9 Virginia State University

31. 7 Bethune-Cookman College

31. 7 Talladega College

32. 7 University of the Virgin Islands

33. 5-10 Rust College

33. 5 Bennett College for Women

33. 5 North Carolina A&T State University

33. 5 University of Maryland Eastern Shore

34. 4 Elizabeth City State University

34. 4 Fort Valley State University

34. 4 Savannah State University

34. 4 Shaw University

34. 4 South Carolina State University

34. 4 Wilberforce University

34. 4 Winston-Salem State University

35. 3 Claflin University

35. 3 Edward Waters College

35. 3 Florida Memorial College

35. 3 Johnson C. Smith University

35. 3 Virginia Union University

35. 3 Wiley College

36. 2 Arkansas Baptist College

36. 2 Jarvis Christian College

36. 2 Kentucky State University

36. 2 North Carolina Central University

37. 1 Central State University

37. 1 Lincoln University (PA)

0 Barber-Scotia College- campus too small
0 Benedict College- extended invitation, no enrollment
0 Bluefield State University- extended invitation, no enrollment
0 Cheyney University- extended invitation, no enrollment
0 Knoxville College- extended invitation, no enrollment
0 Livingstone College- extended invitation, no enrollment
0 Morris College- extended invitation, no enrollment
0 Saint Paul's College- extended invitation, no enrollment
0 Selma University- no dormitories, no enrollment
0 St. Augustine's College- extended invitation, no enrollment
0 Voorhees College- extended invitation, no enrollment
0 West Virginia State University- extended invitation, no enrollment
Lincoln University (MO)- cannot determine
Allen University- no response
Lane College- no response
Morris Brown College- no response
University of Lynchburg- no response

2,842 Total Student Enrollment at HBCUs during Fall 2005 semester


3,500 Displaced Students at Southern University at New Orleans during Fall 2005 semester (2,456 currently enrolled for Fall '06)
4,100 Displaced Students at Xavier University during Fall 2005 semester (3,013 currently enrolled for Fall '06)
2,000 Displaced Students at Dillard University during Fall 2005 semester (1,100 currently enrolled for Fall '06)

6,569 students are enrolled for Fall '06, compared to 9,600 enrolled students pre-Katrina.

*- Majority of displaced New Orleans students in this HBCU survey were enrolled at Xavier University, Dillard University and Southern University at New Orleans for the pre-Katrina fall 2005 semester. Other Gulf Coast region colleges and universities are included, though student enrollment was very low from these institutions.
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