Johnson C. Smith University is proud to announce that the Tomorrow is What WE Make It comprehensive campaign—launched in 2010 by the JCSU Board of Trustees, with a $150-million goal—has secured gifts and commitments totaling $159.4 million as of Dec. ...
Posted Thursday, December 14th 2017 at 6:15PM
One of Alabama State University's acclaimed experts on cancer research and its director of the ASU Cancer Biology Research and Training (CBRT) - Dr. Manoj Mishra - has received a grant to teach a course on Cancer Health Disparity at the Global Initiatives of Academic Network Program (GIAN) in India ...
Posted Thursday, December 14th 2017 at 11:00AM
Virgil Davison, one of four from Xavier University of Louisiana in double figures, scored 20 points Wednesday to lead the Gold Rush in an 83-71 men's basketball victory against Carver.
Davison made a season-high-tying five 3-pointers to help the Gold Rush (7-4) snap a two-game losing streak ...
Posted Thursday, December 14th 2017 at 10:53AM
International students with legal status in the United States should not be worried about the new travel ban, says a public policy expert at Tennessee State University.
Dr. Michael Harris, dean of the College of Public Service and a longtime expert on Middle Eastern polit ...
Posted Thursday, December 14th 2017 at 10:49AM
Prior to speaking to the 142nd graduating class of Alabama Agricultural & Mechanical University on December 8 at the Von Braun Center, Dr. Leslie Pollard, President of Oakwood University, was awarded the Presidential Medallion of Alabama A&M University, for "Influential and Innovative Leadership."
Posted Thursday, December 14th 2017 at 10:32AM
Delaware State University will hold its annual December Commencement at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 in the Memorial Hall Gymnasium.
Media representatives who plan to cover the graduation ceremony, should contact Carlos Holmes on his mobile phone at (302) 399-5972 upon arriving at the campus to arra ...
Posted Thursday, December 14th 2017 at 10:28AM
Do you dread being asked to stand up in front of the class and read something, whether it is something out of a book or a paper you have written yourself? As long as this fright isn’t completely debilitating, it isn’t going to take years of psycholog ...
Posted Wednesday, December 13th 2017 at 2:40PM
Growing up on Chicago’s south side, Modteets Williams dreamed of achieving fame and fortune as a professional basketball player.
These days, Williams sees entrepreneurship as his path to success, and he’s traded in his basketball sneakers for a business plan.
Williams opened Mod’s Market, ...
Posted Wednesday, December 13th 2017 at 1:24PM
Five MEC students were selected to attend the recent Thurgood Marshall Leadership Institute in Washington, D.C. and two of them found positions through the award-winning national program.
The Institute exists to develop students’ leadership skills, create a community of scholars and provide compa ...
Posted Wednesday, December 13th 2017 at 1:18PM
On Doing Less to Get More
Jocko Willink is an intimidating looking man (see above). He’s also intimidatingly impressive. He’s a former Navy Seal who was awarded a Bronze and Silver Star in Iraq while leading Task Force Bruiser: the most decorated special forces unit in that war. He recently wrote ...
Posted Wednesday, December 13th 2017 at 12:32PM
Today, Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, co-chair of the Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus, led a letter to Education and Workforce Committee Chairwoman Virginia Foxx highlighting her concerns for HBCUs and other Minori ...
Posted Tuesday, December 12th 2017 at 3:11PM
Originally from the Bahamas, Aliyah “Mamapain” Najm found her passion for cuisine while working at her parents’ restaurant. She eventually moved to Tallahassee, Florida where she and her then husband opened a seafood restaurant. Aliyah quickly became ...
Posted Tuesday, December 12th 2017 at 10:58AM
Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (NC-12), founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Congressional Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus, was awarded an honorary degree from her alma mater, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State ...
Posted Monday, December 11th 2017 at 6:41PM
Texas Southern University (TSU) is releasing its fall performance measures through its agency submission of the 84th regular session of the Automated Budget and Evaluation System of Texas (ABEST). The report indicates significant growth in full-time ...
Posted Monday, December 11th 2017 at 2:53PM
BY ANTON LUCANUS
There has been an increased discussion about the relevance of GPA after graduation, specifically a Bachelor’s/Undergraduate degree. Most articles, however, offer only a one-sided opinion – some justify its importance, while others ...
Posted Monday, December 11th 2017 at 12:03PM
Graduates at Alcorn State University reached the milestone of earning a college degree during this semester’s graduation ceremony.
The 2017 Fall Commencement was held Friday, Dec. 8 at the Davey L. Whitney HPER Complex. Dr. Donzell Lee, provost an ...
Posted Friday, December 8th 2017 at 7:37PM
The Board of Governors of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, New York Chapter announced the induction of eleven individuals into the prestigious Gold & Silver Circles. The Gold & Silver Circles are comprised of an elite group of pro ...
Posted Friday, December 8th 2017 at 12:31PM
Many of us like to tip a little extra during the holiday season. But it can be confusing to decide how much to give to whom. Follow these guidelines for appropriate holiday tipping.
Cash or gifts?
The experts at Emily Post recommend giving cash tips to service providers—like babysitters, doormen ...
Posted Thursday, December 7th 2017 at 3:19PM
Biology majors Chloe Rogers, senior, and Chania Tripp, sophomore, were just selected to participate in Brookhaven National Laboratory’s Winter College Mini-Semester Program taking place January 8-12, 2018 in Upton, New York. The two were selected as ...
Posted Thursday, December 7th 2017 at 2:19PM
Gospel superstar, TSU alumna Yolanda Adams to serve as Winter Commencement speaker.
Yolanda Adams, a Grammy Award-winning Gospel singer, will address graduates at Texas Southern University’s Winter Commencement on Saturday, December 16, 2017.
Posted Wednesday, December 6th 2017 at 6:50PM
WHEN: FRIDAY (Dec. 8), at 3 p.m.
WHERE: The ASU Dunn-Oliver Acadome.
Alabama State University is hosting its 293rd Commencement Exercises this Friday (Dec. 8), at 3 p.m. (the processional begins at 2:45 p.m.) at the ASU Dunn-Oliver Acadome with A ...
Posted Wednesday, December 6th 2017 at 3:50PM
Alcorn State University continues to receive recognition as a premier university for its scholarship offerings and low student loan debt.
Alcorn is ranked number four on The Student Loan Report’s 2017 Public Colleges with the Most Creative Arts Sc ...
Posted Wednesday, December 6th 2017 at 3:28PM