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
Skin color, vitamin D, inflammation and chronic disease
by William F. Supple, Jr., Ph. D. and Laura Supple
Racial health disparities in the United States are well documented, but the common explanations may overlook an important element that coul ...
Posted Friday, June 19th 2020 at 2:32PM
Two products of Alcorn State University made giant leaps on their path to becoming legal professionals with their recent accomplishments.
Whitney Jackson ’17, a Natchez, Mississippi native and former Miss Alcorn State University, and Seqouia Smit ...
Posted Wednesday, June 3rd 2020 at 5:41PM
When the young pastor with a freshly-minted Oakwood degree started his ministry in Los Angeles, California, in June of 1978, little did he know that he would meet one of the most unforgettable personalities that he would ever encounter.
On the cor ...
Posted Thursday, May 21st 2020 at 5:36PM
The Board of Trustees of the State Institutions of Higher Learning (IHL) announced today that all public Mississippi universities should make plans to offer as many of their in-person classes as possible under federal and state governments' health gu ...
Posted Thursday, May 21st 2020 at 5:24PM
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Date: May 21st from 6pm to 7pm.
Join Brian Hamilton, National Entrepreneur Educator, Co-founder of Sageworks, Philanthropist, Founder of the Brian Hamilton Foundation and Inmates to Entrepreneurs ...
Posted Tuesday, May 12th 2020 at 4:27PM
Oakwood University will open its doors to our new and returning students on August 1, 2020. We have just completed our Spring 2020 semester, notwithstanding the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. We wish to thank our administrators, faculty ...
Posted Thursday, May 7th 2020 at 7:12PM
Alcorn State University will receive nearly $6 million in federal emergency funds with half earmarked as grants to students impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. As a result of this funding, the University is announcing plans to disburse grants directly ...
Posted Tuesday, May 5th 2020 at 8:10PM