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May 18, 2016

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – Dr. Kent J. Smith, Jr., President of Langston University (LU), announced today the appointment of former WNBA player, Elaine Powell as the new head coach for the women’s basketball team.

“We are excited about Coach Powell joining the Langston University Athletics Department as she brings a wealth of experience and expertise to our team. She has inherited a program with a longstanding history of excellence and we know from her track record, she will ensure that our legacy is preserved,” said Dr. Smith.

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – On Friday, October 14, 2016, Langston University will host the 11th Annual President’s Scholarship Gala. This formal gathering will once again bring together distinguished guests from across the nation for a spectacular evening at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City. Guests are treated to a full night of entertainment including dinner, live music, a spirited auction, and impactful stories from students. The funds generated will benefit Langston University students by providing need and merit based scholarships.

Langston, Oklahoma - Five outstanding women leaders will be honored at Langston University’s annual Women in Leadership Luncheon on Thursday, April 21, 2016.

Langston, Oklahoma – Former Langston University (LU) football player and alumnus, Quinton Morgan, was recently named the permanent head football coach for the Langston Lions football team effective immediately.

Indianapolis, IN – The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named 19 recipients of its inaugural 1890 Universities Career Exemplar Awards.  The recipients, distinguished alumni representing each of the 19 historically black land-grant universities, have achieved excellence in navigating their career pathway and providing mentorship to other traditionally underr