Lincoln U. approves 5-year pact for president

Chairlady Theresa R. Braswell ’84 (left) and President Brenda A. Allen sign the president’s new 5-year employment contract at the Board of Trustees meeting on September 19, 2020. LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, Pa. – The Lincoln University Board of Trustees unanimously approved a new 5-year employment contract for President Brenda A. Allen, Saturday. “I am committed to united leadership and collaboration...

Reward offered for info on Lincoln U. vandals

Racist epitaph painted on university entrance By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times A reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest of the individual or individuals responsible for spray-painting a racial epitaph on the entrance of the main campus of Lincoln University, the nation’s oldest predominantly African-American college. Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan and the Chester...

Cosby to perform benefit at The Lincoln University, July 19

Bill Cosby LINCOLN UNIVERSITY—Comedian, actor and philanthropist Dr. William  “Bill” Cosby, Jr. will be performing live in concert to benefit The Lincoln University’s first-ever $10 million The Students First Campaign for student scholarships on Saturday, July 19 at its International Cultural Center. Over the past year, Cosby, who also serves as General Chair of The Students First Campaign,...

AG Community Theater presents The Wizard of Oz in July

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY — Avon Grove Community Theater (ACT) will present The Wizard of Oz for two weekends at the Ware Center on the campus of Lincoln University, 1570 Old Baltimore Pike, Lincoln University, PA The performance schedule is as follows:  Friday, July 18 @ 7:00 p.m., Sunday, July 20 @ 2:00 p.m., Thursday, July 24 @ 7:00 p.m., Friday, July 25 @ 7:00 p.m., Saturday, July 26 @ 2:00 p.m....

U.S. Army Field Band to perform at Lincoln

Eight university students will accompany soldier-musicians at free, public concert The U.S. Army Field Band will perform at Lincoln University on March 16. LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – The U. S. Army Field Band and Soldier’s Chorus, known as the Musical Ambassadors of the Army, will perform Sunday, March 16, at Lincoln’s Manuel Rivero Hall Gymnasium at 5 p.m. The free, public concert marks this year’s...

College and Career Expo at Lincoln U., Aug. 8

EXTON — Chester County Futures will host its Annual College and Career Expo at Lincoln University on Thursday, Aug. 8. Over 220 local students from the program will spend the day meeting college admissions representatives, career presenters and attending workshops.  The day will begin with special remarks from Brian C. Zwaan, President of Penn Liberty Bank and Board Member of Elite Companies Charitable...

Commissioners get briefed on Election Day readiness

Voters may be asked for ID, but they can vote without it By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times James Forsythe, the county’s director of Voter Services, outlined steps his department has taken to prepare for this year’s presidential election. At a Board of Elections meeting today, the Chester County Commissioners unanimously voted to relocate a polling place at Lincoln University,...