Eleven Southern University graduate students were left with nothing but the clothes on their back after a fire broke out at their apartment complex on Highland Road in Baton Rouge on May 6, 2017. At least five of the students were candidates in the May 12th Spring 2017 Commencement. The students wer ...
Posted Tuesday, May 23rd 2017 at 10:28AM
By ADD SEYMOUR JR.
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The newest group of Morehouse Men must lead the charge of a new, post-Obama era, CNN political analyst Van Jones told the Class of 2017 during Morehouse College’s 133rd Commencement ceremony Sunday.
“You graduate as the first Morehouse Men t ...
Posted Tuesday, May 23rd 2017 at 10:23AM
Shian Williams, a communication disorders graduate student from Stone Mountain, Ga., was selected to receive the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship.
Williams is among 23 North Carolina recipients who will work in the health field next year learning to effectively address the social factors that impact ...
Posted Monday, May 22nd 2017 at 1:50PM
The National Black Theatre Festival® (NBTF) this year will highlight the work of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University resident costumer designer Gregory Horton, who is being recognized at the event’s opening night gala for Outstanding Achievement in Costume Design.
NBTF is t ...
Posted Monday, May 22nd 2017 at 1:40PM
This year the UNCF awarded B-CU $100,000 to provide graduating seniors the opportunity to graduate with a zero account balance so that they could advance into the workforce without an outstanding balance with the university. Last week nearly 800 family and friends shared their excitement as 374 stud ...
Posted Monday, May 22nd 2017 at 1:38PM
Texas College’s men’s track team had two members win back to back Conference Championships at the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) meet. Both athletes won first place at the RRAC meet in 2016 and 2017.
- Eddie Shoots, 400 meter hurdles
- Robe ...
Posted Friday, May 19th 2017 at 4:05PM
By Molly Bloom - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Second chances were invented for kids like Keith Glass. Third, fourth, and fifth chances too.
Glass started high school at South Atlanta with ambitions of being a rapper. He invested in a set of gold grills. As for college, “All I heard was t ...
Posted Friday, May 19th 2017 at 10:50AM
The Department of Nursing at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) has been granted full approval by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing (ASBN) for the pre-licensure (generic) program. The approval extends through 2020.
“The new nursing program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluf ...
Posted Thursday, May 18th 2017 at 4:26PM
Tennessee State University will receive nearly half a million dollars from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to expand its research on meat goat production.
The USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture on May 16 announced 47 grants totaling almost $17.5 million to improve sustainable ag ...
Posted Thursday, May 18th 2017 at 4:20PM
Almost anyone on the Savannah State campus these days will recognize Carl Sneed. He is the guy with a mesh fishing hat and a big grin. One reason for the eternal smile is that Sneed returned to SSU after a trip around the solar system – at least via his work.
A Savannah native, Sneed was always t ...
Posted Thursday, May 18th 2017 at 4:17PM
Contact: Tenisha Taylor Bell
ATLANTA (May 17, 2017) Clark Atlanta University will bestow four doctoral degrees honoris causa during the 2017 Commencement Convocation Monday, May 22, 8 a.m. at Panther Stadium, 735 Beckwith St. SW. “These four pioneers were selecte ...
Posted Thursday, May 18th 2017 at 4:12PM
Virginia Union University's Taylor White, who was the 2015-16 CIAA Scholar-Athlete of the Year and was chosen to the All-CIAA Volleyball Team in 2016 was honored as Co-Valedictorian of the Class of 2017 at the University's Commencement on Saturday, May 13, in Richmond, Va.
White, who was co-vale ...
Posted Thursday, May 18th 2017 at 4:09PM
Suzanne Walsh, deputy director of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Postsecondary Success Team, will deliver the keynote address during Johnson C. Smith University’s 145th Commencement Exercise 8 a.m. on Sunday, May 21, 2017. The event will be he ...
Posted Thursday, May 18th 2017 at 2:47PM
Summer Music Camp for River Region Middle Schoolers!
Sharpen Kid's Skills in a Day-Long Setting; Nurtured by Trained ASU Faculty Music Professionals
WHAT: Area middle school band & choral students can enhance their music skills in a fun settin ...
Posted Thursday, May 18th 2017 at 2:20PM