BY OLIVIA S. GOODHEART
Five Jackson State University W.E.B. Du Bois and Maria Luisa Alvarez Harvey Honors College students used a combination of inventiveness, partnership and hard work to win the fifth annual Up to Us campus competition. Students from 75 colleges and universities around the coun ...
Posted Thursday, May 25th 2017 at 10:09AM
HBCU graduates continue to come up with innovative ways to brand practical, everyday services as their own and LaQuita Foreman is no exception to this new phenomenon. A D.C. native, LaQuita started her professional journey in 2008, while attending Saint Augustines University. A woman of great expr ...
Posted Thursday, May 25th 2017 at 10:06AM
Actor Saint Ranson is preparing for his role as legendary singer Wilson Pickett in the Amazon Independent film, "In the midnight hours". Ronson was selected to portray Pickett after 8 years of casting and scouting efforts by producer and director Stanley V. Henson, Jr. Saint Ranson was born on Decem ...
Posted Wednesday, May 24th 2017 at 11:31AM
Erick Willie, the first tubist to graduate from the University of the Virgin Islands with a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education, immediately put his degree to use upon graduating in 2014. He started to teach music at Arthur Richards Junior High School on St. Croix, and has been introducing youngster ...
Posted Wednesday, May 24th 2017 at 11:08AM
The Virginia Union University women's basketball program has announced that Shareka and Shameka McNeill have signed National Letters of Intent to play for the Lady Panthers beginning in the in 2017-18 season.
While at Harding University High in Charlotte, N.C., both scored 1,000 points each in ...
Posted Tuesday, May 23rd 2017 at 10:37AM
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 Colleges 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 FestivalŽ (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 events 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
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 USDAs 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
HBCU Records, a student-run indie record label formed by the University's Curb Institute, is preparing to release its first mixtape fall 2017. The mixtape, which is currently untitled will feature, Daniel "DJ DGlove" Glover, a student from the College of Liberal Arts who will mix on the production a ...
Posted Wednesday, May 17th 2017 at 9:41AM
Dr. Eddie S. Glaude Jr. encouraged Claflin Universityfs newest graduates to define themselves using their own standards, not the standards of others.
"Don't play it safe and accept assumptions. I pray that you refuse this temptation," he said Saturday.
Glaude, the chairman of the Departme ...
Posted Wednesday, May 17th 2017 at 9:32AM
Nidiyah Malkia-Elisa McDuffie, a graduating senior at Richland Northeast High School, has made her college decision. After 8 months of filing applications and 19 acceptance letters, Claflin University is her choice.
Although all the colleges and universities have her major and offered her merit ...
Posted Wednesday, May 17th 2017 at 9:17AM
Lincoln Universitys Board of Trustees announced at a special meeting held May 11 the selection of Dr. Brenda Allen, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at Winston-Salem State University, as president of Lincoln University of Pennsylvania. Allen, who is an alumna of Lincoln University ...
Posted Tuesday, May 16th 2017 at 10:45AM
Author: K. Dawn Rutledge
Although native Floridians, Freddie L. and Dr. Susie Blocker Stewart Robinson, Sr. , were only two hours away from each other in their hometowns of Fort Pierce and Sanford, respectively. It was an 11-hour trip up the road to Nashville, Tennessee that created the sett ...
Posted Tuesday, May 16th 2017 at 10:43AM