This is not your grandfather’s Jackson State football team. But new Tigers head football coach Deion “Coach Prime” Sanders wishes it were.
Those were the days when the best NFL prospects came from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU ...
Posted Friday, February 19th 2021 at 12:29PM
The NBA officially announced Thursday that it will be holding the All-Star Game on March 7 in Atlanta and will partner with the NBPA to give more than $2.5 million to HBCUs as well as to support awareness around equity and access to COVID-19 care, re ...
Posted Thursday, February 18th 2021 at 3:13PM
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has announced Vita Pickrum, vice president for institutional advancement at Delaware State University, as the recipient of the 2021 Commonfund College and University Foundation Award.
Posted Friday, February 5th 2021 at 2:34PM
The HBCU CON, a weeklong basketball and academic experience for elite players from Historically Black Colleges and Universities, will be offering instruction embedded with skill development from former and current NBA professionals and training for m ...
Posted Tuesday, January 19th 2021 at 9:26PM
A Coppin State University (CSU) graduate has been tapped to advise a U.S. racial healing leadership group.
Dr. Lopez Matthews, Jr., Ph.D., has been appointed a senior adviser to the leadership group of the Truth, Racial Healing and Transformatio ...
Posted Monday, December 21st 2020 at 3:54PM
by Alberto Morales
The Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions (CMSI) in collaboration with the Human Rights Campaign Foundation is proud to announce the release ‘Modeling Inclusion: HBCUs and LGBTQ+ Support,’ a research brief examining t ...
Posted Wednesday, December 9th 2020 at 7:21PM
The Covid-19 pandemic is threatening to one again take the world by storm much like the grinch who stole Christmas! Well, not if award-winning author, and international speaker, TeeJ Mercer has anything to say about it.
On Friday, December 19th, M ...
Posted Thursday, December 3rd 2020 at 5:17PM
On November 12, 2020, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. will celebrate 98 years of sisterhood, scholarship, and service. As the organization and its 100,000 worldwide members honor the illustrious seven founders, we remember Sigma Gamma Rho’s “firsts” i ...
Posted Thursday, November 12th 2020 at 1:04PM
Dr. Devona Williams, Chairperson of the Delaware State University Board of Trustees and founder of Goeins-Williams Associates, Inc., has added another accomplishment to her impressive career with her induction into the Delaware Business Hall of Fame ...
Posted Monday, October 26th 2020 at 3:39PM
It would be difficult to underestimate the key role our area has played in the history of American-American tennis. Richard Williams, the father of the two greatest sisters ever to play the game, grew up in Shreveport’s Cedar Grove neighborhood. Rich ...
Posted Tuesday, October 20th 2020 at 7:41PM
Virginia Union University is launching VUU Global to take the HBCU experience to the cloud! The exciting new venture introduces the Presidential Distinguished Lecture Series to provide participants access to world-class lectures on diverse topics and ...
Posted Sunday, October 18th 2020 at 10:32PM
Two employees in Alabama State University’s Physical Plant had no idea that they would be a part of history when they came to work on Wednesday, Oct. 14.
Joe Taylor and Joe Zeigler actually removed the name Bibb Graves from the residence hall that ...
Posted Wednesday, October 14th 2020 at 8:15PM
Coppin State University (CSU) is partnering with the National Association on Mental Illness (NAMI) of metropolitan Baltimore, to observe mental health awareness week October 4-10 and introducing a mental health app as an alternative for seeking help. ...
Posted Monday, October 5th 2020 at 1:26PM
Attend a unique leadership summit that will introduce you to the opportunities and culture of Corporate & Investment Banking at Wells Fargo. The Sophomore Diversity Summit is designed to provide high - performing sophomores from diverse backgrounds w ...
Posted Friday, October 2nd 2020 at 12:28PM
By Leanna Rice for Backpacker.com
The founder of HBCUs Outside is using gear libraries and hiking meetups to tear down barriers in the outdoor industry.
Ronald Griswell’s first encounter with the outdoors left him awestruck—and frustrated. His ...
Posted Friday, September 25th 2020 at 6:35PM
Join CBRE as they rollout their HBCU Pathways to Commercial Real Estate Rotational Internship Program! This program is designed to help students gain the knowledge and hands on experience in several areas, including but, not limited to:
- Strategic Finance
- Client Solutions
- Project Manageme ...
Posted Tuesday, September 15th 2020 at 8:25PM
In a press release on Thursday, September 10, 2020, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced that $72.34 million of the CARES Act funding for higher education institutions will be awarded.
When the Alabama Governor asked the public to submit suggested ...
Posted Monday, September 14th 2020 at 6:37PM
The Center for Justice Research (CJR) at Texas Southern University (TSU) has received a pledge of financial support from the National Hockey League (NHL) to work toward creating “a procedurally just criminal justice system.” The Center focuses on res ...
Posted Monday, September 14th 2020 at 12:58PM
The Peters Media Center will now be fully outfitted with television sets designed to facilitate the advanced training of our Communications students, and to produce an array of content through our Oakwood University Broadcast Network.
“The way f ...
Posted Tuesday, September 8th 2020 at 2:40PM
Boston, MA - Livius, a Boston-headquartered tutoring, test prep, and academic support company, will serve as a provider of college application and test prep services for college-bound member students and visitors of HBCU Connect, a network and platf ...
Posted Friday, September 4th 2020 at 5:21PM
by Lauren Harksen | WHNT.com
This year, Oakwood University answered a call to action.
The death of George Floyd started a chain reaction across the country of protests, social media outcry, and conversation, but Oakwood went a step beyond by ...
Posted Thursday, September 3rd 2020 at 3:19PM
Meet Saxton Dunlap. Saxton Dunlap was diagnosed with T-cell lymphoma in May, 2020. He needs to find a matching donor so he can have a stem cell or bone marrow transplant.
The best chance of finding a match is with someone who shares the same gene ...
Posted Wednesday, August 26th 2020 at 7:46PM
Vanderbilt Health is now hiring for Registered Nurses (RNs) to work in the Oncology Bone Marrow Transplant specialty area. The Registered Nurse Oncology Bone Marrow Transplant is a full-time position (36/hours/week) and also includes a $10,000 sign-on bonus PLUS relocation assistance! If you are int ...
Posted Tuesday, July 21st 2020 at 6:49PM
Join The United States Census Bureau effort to help your community! It is important the black community to get counted so that resources for education, health, and grants are going where they are needed most. That includes babies, young children, fos ...
Posted Monday, July 13th 2020 at 7:34PM
From Savannah State University
Our nation’s current state of affairs requires the attention of all leaders to champion social justice and end racial inequality. But before action must come thoughtful, engaged and strategic planning. As the preside ...
Posted Tuesday, June 23rd 2020 at 7:11PM