BJTS 7-27-23

1)Dr. Calvin McFadden Sr., President of Arkansas Baptist College (ABC), a private Baptist-affiliated, historically Black college in Little Rock. Founded in 1884 as the Minister’s Institute, ABC was initially funded by the Colored Baptists of the State of Arkansas. It is the only historically Black Baptist college west of the Mississippi River. Fall semester starts August 22nd. Deadline to enroll is August 14th. For more information visit the website WWW.ArkansasBaptist.EDU or call 501-420-1200.

2)President Jerome Green with Shorter College, a private, faith-based, two-year liberal arts college located in North Little Rock, Arkansas. Founded in 1886 by the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Shorter College is one of the nation’s 110 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and the only private, two-year HBCU in the nation. Fall classes begin August 22nd. To find out more visit or call (501) 374-6305.

3)Dr. Gregory A. Hudson, Interim Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Philander Smith College. Founded in 1877 a small, privately supported, historically Black, four-year liberal arts institution related to the Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church. Fall semester begins August 16th. For more information visit or call 501-375-9845.