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If you are a graduate of a local area county high school, Pell Grant eligible, and wishing to enroll in college for the FIRST time...
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EWC has been voted in the top 5 of the 2018 Bold City Best’s category for top Colleges or Universities in Jacksonville, Florida. The #TigerNation community is honored and excited! The people have spoken, and nominations have been tallied for EWC to move on to the voting phase of Jacksonville.com's Bold City Best competition.

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Welcome to the Top 5!
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“Edward Waters College: Florida’s First HBCU, Florida’s First Private School, on First Coast of Florida”

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The Leaving a Legacy Gala was a night to remember as we celebrated our beloved President, Dr. Nathaniel Glover, wished him well in his retirement, and seeded his Leaving a Legacy Scholarship Fund with over $55,000 in donations.

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Dr. A. Zachary Faison Jr.
Edward Waters College's 30th President
Dr. A. Zachary Faison Jr.
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The Academic Calendars can always be found on the Academics Page.

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EWC will be receiving $4.4 Million in funding for dorm renovation, coupled with an additional $4 Million investment for an on-campus community football field at EWC!
President of Edward Waters College Announces Retirement and Acquires $8.5 million as part of His Legacy.
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Dr. Henry is an EWC Alumna, class of 1964, a Retired Professor from Bemidji State University, and Book Author.

Hats off to the Football Team; Football Coaching Staff; Head Football Coach, Greg Ruffin; and Athletic Director, Stanley Cromartie!

Alumna, Dr. Annie O. Henry, donates $8,000 to the Edward Waters College Football Program
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The purpose of education is not only to prepare individuals to become professionals, but engaged citizens who will feel a responsibility toward uplifting their communities. Being deeply rooted in the Jacksonville Zone 5 Community, Edward Waters College has been engaged in several initiatives to uplift it.

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Edward Waters College (EWC) is, distinctively, Florida's oldest independent institution of higher learning as well as the state's first institution established for the education of African Americans.

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