U.S. Senators Doug Jones (D-Ala.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) today announced that Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will receive a 14-percent increase in federal funding in the Senate’s omnibus spending bill, from $244.7 mill ...
Posted Friday, March 23rd 2018 at 1:44PM
Grambling State University held its annual football Pro Day at Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium on Thursday morning in front of scouts representing 21 teams from the National Football League.
"I thought it was a good day," Grambling State hea ...
Posted Friday, March 23rd 2018 at 9:04AM
BY Chris Hilburn-Trenkle
When Ingrid Wicker McCree was 19 years old and a sophomore at George Washington University, she decided she needed a job.
She took a job at the Charles E. Smith Center on campus, where she was an equipment manager an ...
Posted Friday, March 23rd 2018 at 8:58AM
Nationwide has partnered with HBCU CONNECT for almost a decade to bring savings to the HBCU community. This crucial partnership helps HBCU CONNECT provide scholarship opportunities to deserving students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities ...
Posted Friday, March 23rd 2018 at 8:54AM
Tennessee State University President Glenda Glover and Joni McReynolds, president of the TSU National Alumni Association, joined Ag Dean Chandra Reddy at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday to open six new Ag laboratories.
TSU President Glenda ...
Posted Thursday, March 22nd 2018 at 3:27PM
By Abigail Walker
Christopher Lockhart, owner of Capital City Kayaks, says he has always enjoyed being out on the water. The 27-year-old Jackson native grew up kayaking during the summer and continued the hobby into adulthood. He started buying bo ...
Posted Thursday, March 22nd 2018 at 3:13PM
Morgan State University’s restoration and 2016 reopening of the Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum (LCJM) has received a Maryland Preservation Award, the state’s highest recognition for historical preservation,heritage education and ...
Posted Thursday, March 22nd 2018 at 10:05AM
Ferris Coin Co. Offering $2,000 in Prizes, Commemorating 100th Anniversary of WWI Act of Valor
One of the nation's oldest rare coin shops is seeking artists from across the nation to design a silver coin-shaped medallion honoring African American ...
Posted Thursday, March 22nd 2018 at 9:37AM
Saint Augustine’s University released its 2018 football schedule Wednesday, highlighted by games against archrival Shaw University, defending CIAA champion Virginia State University and Division I North Carolina Central University.
The 10-game sla ...
Posted Thursday, March 22nd 2018 at 9:08AM
Game-changing HBCU alumnus and White House correspondent April Ryan, Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon and UNCF campaign contributor Oracle Corporation honored at the event
NEW YORK—Close to $900,000 was raised at the recent UNCF “A Mind Is…” ...
Posted Wednesday, March 21st 2018 at 8:34PM
BSU Student Team Uses Technology to Advance Global Environmental Sustainability
MEDIA CONTACT: Damita Chambers, email@example.com, 301-832-2628 mobile
(BOWIE, Md.) – A team of five Bowie State University undergraduates studying compu ...
Posted Wednesday, March 21st 2018 at 11:57AM
Virginia State University (VSU) President Makola M. Abdullah, Ph.D. announces U.S. Senator Mark Warner and the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Lt. Gov. Justin E. Fairfax will serve as commencement speakers for VSU’s spring commencement ceremonies. The Uni ...
Posted Wednesday, March 21st 2018 at 11:54AM
Renowned scholar, historian, and educator Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., will serve as guest speaker for Fayetteville State University’s (FSU) 151st Founders’ Day on April 5, 2018. The event will be held at 2 p.m. in J.W. Seabrook Auditorium on the ...
Posted Wednesday, March 21st 2018 at 11:51AM
Shelton State Community College’s @theDome summer 2018 programming will introduce new educational opportunities. In addition to already popular camps and workshops, this year’s summer lineup will also include the brand new STEM Academy and ACT prep ...
Posted Wednesday, March 21st 2018 at 11:46AM
Image associated with the ASU ‘Family’ Shows Support for Selma’s Concordia College news item
Author: Lois G. Russell
Alabama State University showed up in big numbers to help students attending Concordia College find a new home at ASU as th ...
Posted Wednesday, March 21st 2018 at 11:43AM
Selena Ligons, an officer with the Winston-Salem State University Police Department, has all the right moves.
A video of Ligons taking a moment from her policing duties during a WSSU home basketball game to dance the Shoot, by BlocBoy JB has captu ...
Posted Wednesday, March 21st 2018 at 11:38AM
The 18 first-year students who form MEC’s newly-established Honors Program are off to a good start – meeting with their faculty mentors, establishing good study habits, and even trading notes with MEC President Rudolph F. Crew on success and stamin ...
Posted Wednesday, March 21st 2018 at 11:33AM
While double-digit seeds always win games in the NCAA tournament, which upsets were the largest from a Vegas perspective?
Since the NCAA tournament expanded to 64 teams in 1985, there have been 46 double-digit upsets based on the point spread. Bel ...
Posted Wednesday, March 21st 2018 at 11:20AM
Area eighth-graders can spend Spring Break preparing for high school at Empowerment 2018, a three-day youth camp on Gadsden State Community College’s Valley Street Campus, the area’s only Historically Black College and University campus. The camp wil ...
Posted Wednesday, March 21st 2018 at 11:14AM
Southern University alumnus and teaching artist, Donney Rose, has been selected for the 2018-1019 Kennedy Center Citizen Artist Fellow Recognition. The Kennedy Center Citizen Artist Fellow Recognition is an award that highlights Citizen Artists acros ...
Posted Wednesday, March 21st 2018 at 11:10AM
Morgan State University announces the signing of a new Educational Program Agreement with the Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division (NSWC IHEODTD). The signing took place on March 5, 2018, during a c ...
Posted Wednesday, March 21st 2018 at 11:06AM
Ruth J. Simmons serves as President of Prairie View A&M University. She was President and Professor of Comparative Literature and Africana Studies at Brown University from 2001-2012. Under her leadership, Brown made significant strides in improving i ...
Posted Wednesday, March 21st 2018 at 11:02AM
Tennessee State University on Tuesday unveiled a historical marker honoring alumnus and Medal of Honor recipient, Lt. William McBryar.
A number of lawmakers, military officials, and TSU officials attended a ceremony for the unveiling of the mark ...
Posted Wednesday, March 21st 2018 at 10:53AM
Harris County Commissioner Rodney Ellis and Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced a joint agreement today in which Precinct One will pay $30 million to improve seven streets in the Texas Southern University-University of Houston corridor.
Posted Wednesday, March 21st 2018 at 10:49AM