Seeing the need to help expand the number of students who qualify for admission to Texas Southern University, the AT&T Foundation has invested $100,000 in TSU’s highly-successful Summer of Success (SOS) program. TSU, the second-largest Historically B ...
Posted Thursday, November 7th 2019 at 6:04PM
One of Alcorn State University’s most iconic athletic figures has passed away.
Willie “Rat” McGowan, who coached the Braves baseball team for 40 years, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 6.
McGowan, a McComb, Mississippi native and 1961 alumnus was ...
Posted Wednesday, November 6th 2019 at 6:51PM
Delta Sigma theta, gifted coordinator at Red Oak Elementary in Stockbridge, Georgia, was named Teacher of the Year for Henry County Schools. The announcement was made during the Teacher of the Year Gala on Thursday, October 24 at the Henry County Per ...
Posted Friday, November 1st 2019 at 7:22PM
Alcorn State University has proclaimed Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, as Steve “Air II” McNair Day and will officially retire McNair’s No. 9 collegiate jersey during halftime of the Braves’ 2 p.m. football game versus Southern University at Jack Spinks-Mar ...
Posted Friday, October 25th 2019 at 6:41PM
America's Largest HBCU Football Classic with SHAQ, 2-Chainz & a Host of Celebrities and events.
Below is a rundown of the major events taking place in Birmingham this week as Alabama State University celebrates Magic City Classic (MCC) Week, which ...
Posted Wednesday, October 23rd 2019 at 7:12PM
Frazine Taylor with ASU’s Library (LWLC) won the Society of Alabama Archivist’s Whiting Award.
An Alabama State University staff member, who is also the chairwoman of the state’s Black Heritage Council, has won the most prestigious award bestowed ...
Posted Monday, October 21st 2019 at 8:00PM
13th Annual Dr. Dorothy I. Height 2019 Genesis HBCU College Fair
Attention: All High School Seniors, Community College Students, Community Agencies, School Counselors, Youth Groups, Churches, and Parents
Advance Registration Requ ...
Posted Monday, October 21st 2019 at 7:10PM
Who said Halloween costumes were just for kids? The average American will spend 36% of their Halloween budget on costumes for both themselves and their pets this year. Tell us about your favorite Halloween costume that either you or your pet has worn ...
Posted Friday, October 18th 2019 at 1:15PM
An alumna from Alabama State University and a native of Montgomery has won the 2019 Torch of Global Enlightenment Award from the World Affairs Council, which honors organizations and individuals that have contributed to global understanding and appre ...
Posted Wednesday, October 16th 2019 at 6:58PM
On Sabbath, October 12, 2019, Dr. Leslie Pollard, president of Oakwood University, announced "Our university realized an outstanding increase in fundraising and philanthropy among our alumni and friends last year," Dr. Pollard said. "Once we explaine ...
Posted Wednesday, October 16th 2019 at 6:52PM
Texas Southern University and Maricopa Community Colleges (MCC), one of the nation’s largest community college systems, recently initiated a memorandum of understanding. The partnership creates an academic pipeline between the two institutions and pr ...
Posted Wednesday, October 16th 2019 at 6:50PM
Oakwood University welcomed high school and college students from around the nation last week for our annual “Oakwood Live!” event. The visiting students got the opportunity to experience college life first hand, which included staying in the dorms a ...
Posted Wednesday, October 16th 2019 at 5:40PM
Reciprocal Programs Bring Jazz and Communications Students to MJF and Creates “Monterey Jazz @ TSU” for a Three-Day Symposium in Houston, October 24-26, 2019
Monterey, CA; and Houston TX; October 15, 2019; The Monterey Jazz Festival is proud to an ...
Posted Tuesday, October 15th 2019 at 6:01PM
With the expected return of thousands of alumni, friends and fans to Lorman on Saturday, Oct. 12, for the Homecoming football game versus HBCU opponent Savannah State University Tigers, Alcorn is issuing a few reminders. All campus guests are encoura ...
Posted Friday, October 11th 2019 at 5:19PM
The Mighty Marching Hornets Band will Perform at the Oct. 20 Halftime Show at Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium -
Written by: Kenneth Mullinax/ASU.
The director of Alabama State University's Mighty Marching Hornets has confirmed that ASU's natio ...
Posted Thursday, October 10th 2019 at 9:47PM
McDonald’s has a longstanding relationship with HBCUs and is proud to offer opportunities to outstanding students for their dedication to school and community. Over the weekend the legendary brand awarded two $10,000 McDonald’s Black & Positively Gol ...
Posted Monday, October 7th 2019 at 7:02PM
When Jacquita Johnson graduated from Texas Southern University with a degree in health administration in 2017, she knew that being a change agent – and improving people’s lives – was in her future. She found the perfect avenue to make that happen – j ...
Posted Tuesday, October 1st 2019 at 7:39PM
We are pleased to announce that the University of Nebraska Lincoln is accepting applications for our annual New Storytellers: Summer Institute for Digital Ethnic Studies. This innovative, interdisciplinary, and collaborative two-week program will bring together scholars from Minority Serving Institu ...
Posted Friday, September 27th 2019 at 4:02PM
The Thurgood Marshall College and Hennessy launched a new HBCU graduate student program called Hennessy Fellows. Thanks to a $10 million investment from Hennessy over the next ten years, TMCF will select 10 high-achieving, high-potential HBCU graduate students and provide soft skill resources, corpo ...
Posted Thursday, September 19th 2019 at 4:02PM
Alcorn to officially retire No. 9 jersey on Steve “Air II” McNair Day October 26, partners with McNair Family to host Celebrating the Legacy endowment gala.
In celebration of the legacy of NFL and college football legend, Steve “Air II” McNair, Al ...
Posted Monday, September 16th 2019 at 3:05PM
ASU's Dr. Christine Thomas and Dr. Tanjula Petty present on "Women Navigating the Nuances in Higher Education"
Two of Alabama State University's senior administrators are keynote speakers in November at the National Diversity Congress's "Women in ...
Posted Thursday, September 5th 2019 at 3:32PM
Bowie State University's NPHC welcoming back all the new and returning students to the university. Check out this quick video to see the action that took place!
Video by GoFech ...
Posted Tuesday, September 3rd 2019 at 5:33PM
This is a contest open to all HBCU Freshmen - Dorm Sweepstakes Giveaway! Sign up now for your chance to win a special care package with all sorts of goodies and supplies that you can use. Find out more about this amazing opportunity by viewing this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0doIbOmocA& ...
Posted Wednesday, August 28th 2019 at 1:57AM
This is the last chance to win free VIP tickets to the hotttest HBCU event in Atlanta this weekend!
Enter NOW to win VIP tickets to the 2019 MEAC/SWAC Challenge in Atlanta, GA on Sunday, September 1.
This year's event pits Bethune Cookman University against Jackson State University to start of ...
Posted Tuesday, August 27th 2019 at 8:31AM
by Vinica Weiss, communications associate, Public Relations Society of America
Giana Darville, an Oakwood student, is one of eight exceptional students to receive a grant from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Foundation. As a grant ...
Posted Friday, August 23rd 2019 at 6:37PM