LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – Lincoln alumnus Takeyah Young ’99 was recently named Interim Director of Alumni Relations for Lincoln University. Young, who assumed her role on June 1, replaced Rita Dibble, who departed the position to become Assistant Vice President for Advancement at Mansfield University.

Young, who is a small business development and operations consultant, specializes in systems development, process improvement, operations optimization, and new media communications. young-takeyah - new faces - lincoln review - July 2015

“Lincoln was very instrumental in teaching me about scholarship, leadership, community, and connection,” Young said. “I am appreciative of the administration’s confidence in my ability to lead. Serving in Alumni Relations is an opportunity to contribute to Lincoln University at an institutional level and help advance our legacy. I look forward to supporting the Office of Alumni Relations in becoming a resource to help alums better themselves, the University, and the world.”

In addition, Young is the founder of Core Connection Lifestyle, a small lifestyle and human potential business that develops and provides wellness and health solutions through consulting, coaching, and training. Working with individual, corporate, non-profit, and government entities, she creates in-person and online programs and events designed to draw awareness to navigating health and lifestyle challenges.

She also maintains a 15-year yoga practice and served as an Adjunct Professor of Mathematics at Howard County Community College and the University of the District of Columbia –Community College for six years.

Formerly a part of the LASER (Lincoln Advanced Science and Engineering Reinforcement) Program while at Lincoln, she received her bachelor’s degree in physics with a minor in Japanese and mathematics in 1999 and then a master’s degree in engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park in 2006. In addition, she received training and certifications in project management, coaching, leadership, and supervision.

A speaker, entrepreneur, and “fixer,” Young has been featured in Black Enterprise, Dyana Valentine, The Brand New Mommy, Eco-Beautiful Weddings, South Florida Times, The Miami Times, and All About the Pretty.


Founded in 1854, The Lincoln University (PA) is the FIRST of four Lincoln Universities in the world and is the nation’s FIRST degree-granting Historically Black College and University (HBCU). The University combines the elements of a liberal arts and science-based undergraduate curriculum along with select graduate programs to meet the needs of those living in a highly technological and global society. Today, Lincoln, which enrolls a diverse student body of approximately 2,000 men and women, possesses an international reputation for preparing and producing world-class leaders such as Thurgood Marshall, the FIRST African American U.S. Supreme Court Justice; Lillian Fishburne, the FIRST African American woman promoted to Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy; Langston Hughes, the noted poet; Kwame Nkrumah, the FIRST president of Ghana; Nnamdi Azikiwe, the FIRST president of Nigeria and a myriad of others.

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2nd Annual Chairlady’s Garden Party | June 20, 2015

Board of Trustees Chair Chairlady's Garden Party

Board of Trustees Chairwoman Kimberly A. Lloyd ’94 and the Lincoln University Board of Trustees cordially invite you to the 2nd Annual Chairlady’s Garden Party.

Join us on Saturday, June 20, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., as we gather on the lawn of the historic Alumni House and celebrate summer on Lincoln’s campus.

The program will feature a Parade of Hats, a Best Dressed Man Competition, and a live band. So ladies, break out your hats, gloves, and pearls. Men, don your seersucker and linen suits or your cool breeze shirts and slacks. We want to see you on the yard.

Registration ends on June 15, 2015. Pay for your ticket online >> here <<.

Already pre-registered? Submit your payment online.

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Questions? Contact the Alumni Relations Office at 800.726.3014 or e-mail us.

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Homecoming Reunion

Mark your calendars and plan to be on campus
Friday, October 9 – Sunday, October 11, 2015
when we celebrate reunion for all classes ending in 5s and 0s. Continue reading

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The Lincoln University Homecoming 2014

The Lincoln University Homecoming events and the 4’s & 9’s Class Reunion Celebration will be held from Friday, October 17 – Sunday, October 19, 2014. View our Homecoming Schedule, including: Activites, Hotel Accommodations and Shuttle Bus Schedule

For Homecoming Registration and Tickets Information

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Lincoln University Concert Choir


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2012 Founder’s Day/Alumni Reunion Housing and Event Registration

Hello Alumni:

Below is the link to reserve housing and events for Founder’s Day/Alumni Reunion Weekend.

NOTE: To reserve on-campus housing, alumni and guest are required to purchase one ticket to the Founder’s Day Alumni Awards Banquet Fundraiser. Please make your banquet reservation.

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Letter from the President to the Lincoln Alumni

Dear Lincoln University Alumni:

As you probably know, I was elected the 13th President of your Alma Mater on Saturday, November 19, 2011.  I am honored to serve as President of the first and oldest historically black university in the nation.

I am confident that with your help we will move our University to new levels of excellence.  In this regard, there are several things for which we need your support.

Most times when alumni hear from their University, it is because we are asking for a contribution to help us sustain our programs and services.  While this is definitely what we need, you can do so much more and most of it will not cost a dime.  To this end, I am asking for your support on the following: Continue reading

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