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Renowned business leader and newspaper publisher William Pickard, Ph.D., has been tapped as the keynote speaker for the 2017 Clark Atlanta University Commencement Convocation. This year more than 800 CAU undergraduate and graduate stud ...
Posted Monday, May 15th 2017 at 3:35PM
Alumnus Clarenton “Nicky” Crawford fulfilled a lifelong dream during the 2017 Spring Commencement at Alabama State University.
Clarenton “Nicky” Crawford is a man who dreams big and works hard to see those dreams fulfilled. His hard work paid off in 1974 when he completed his coursework ...
Posted Monday, May 15th 2017 at 1:13PM
Students who graduate from North Carolina Central University have many options – now including the opportunity to assist schools in struggling communities around the United States.
NCCU has partnered with City Year, an education nonprofit that is dedicated to helping students and schools succeed ...
Posted Monday, May 15th 2017 at 1:05PM
Pretty inside and out.
Always ready to encourage and instill confidence
in her child.
A spirit so bright.
A body so fine and right.
A birthing machine, easy pregnancies and labors blessed she.
She is a Teacher who was born into a family of royalty.
My Momma! SuperWoman tagged on thee.
Posted Sunday, May 14th 2017 at 11:25AM
Congratulations to Morgan State University student Mohamed Tall for being selected as the 2017 Youth Poet Laureate for the City of Baltimore. This is the second consecutive year that a Morgan student has received the honor. Last year’s Youth Poet Laureate was fellow Morganite and Tall’s close friend ...
Posted Friday, May 12th 2017 at 1:04PM
Thanks to the unified effort of Hornet Nation, Alabama State University was announced today as the recipient of one of only three $50,000 awards given by Home Depot’s “Retool Your School” program.
The announcement was made during an event held at the Home Depot Customer Support Center in Atlanta. ...
Posted Thursday, May 11th 2017 at 11:32AM
By D. Aileen Dodd
Ivan Conard came to Morehouse College from Cleveland with raw talent and no real way to pay for his education. When his pregnant mother dropped him off for freshman orientation 710 miles away from home, he was convinced that he could somehow find a way to stay for classes.
Posted Thursday, May 11th 2017 at 10:52AM
The University of the Virgin Islands will award more than 300 degrees at the 53rd annual Commencement Ceremonies on May 11 and 12, on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix and on the St. Thomas Campus, respectively. Over 100 degrees will be awarded at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 11, on the grounds ...
Posted Wednesday, May 10th 2017 at 9:20AM
The Jackson State Tigers baseball team picked up its sixth Southwestern Athletic Conference Eastern Division Championship under head coach Omar Johnson with a 6-2 victory over the Alabama A&M Bulldogs Friday night at Braddy Field.
With the win the ...
Posted Wednesday, May 10th 2017 at 9:17AM
Panthers from several sports are recipients of the 2017 Arthur Ashe Sports Scholar Award.
The award is named after the famed African American tennis player who was the lone African American male to ever win the singles championship at Wimbledon, the US Open, as well as the Australian Open.
Posted Wednesday, May 10th 2017 at 9:11AM
Prairie View A&M University has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy to form the HBCU Clean Energy Consortium. This new agreement will focus on the following: bringing solar energy to working communities, developing research in innovative technologies at HBCUs, and increasing ...
Posted Wednesday, May 10th 2017 at 9:00AM
North Carolina A&T is hoping for better days after one of its worst basketball seasons ever, but that’s already off to a rocky start.
A&T guard Sam Hunt has reportedly decided to transfer and is expected to visit North Carolina State after initially committing to Pacific, according to ESPN.
Posted Wednesday, May 10th 2017 at 8:49AM
Texas Southern claimed two of the four postseason player awards as the Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its 2017 all-conference softball teams and individual awards.
TSU junior Jasmin Fulmore was named the SWAC's Pitcher of the Year, while third baseman Madilynn Marek was named the l ...
Posted Wednesday, May 10th 2017 at 8:41AM
The Chowan University Men's Golf team moved up to sit in a tie for 13th after the second round of the NCAA DII Super Regional Tournament at The Resort at Glade Springs on Tuesday afternoon. The Hawks shaved 15 strokes off their opening round score to shoot 301 on day two of the three day tournament ...
Posted Wednesday, May 10th 2017 at 8:38AM
Undefeated boxing champion, daughter of the legendary Muhammad Ali, author and TV host Laila Ali will be the keynote speaker at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s May 13 main commencement ceremony, school officials announced today.
The ceremony begins at 8:30 a.m. at the ...
Posted Tuesday, May 9th 2017 at 11:01AM
As the global technology sector expands, more highly-skilled professionals are in demand. The College of Engineering (COE) at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is helping graduates and companies meet that demand by offering an intensive, one-year Master of Science degree for ...
Posted Tuesday, May 9th 2017 at 11:00AM
Albany State University theatre student, Krista Barrett, will engage in speech therapy research this summer at the University of Maryland, College Park, one of the country’s leading research institutions.
The Summer Research Initiative (SRI) is being held from June 5 to July 28 on the university’ ...
Posted Tuesday, May 9th 2017 at 10:50AM
The Medgar Evers men's and women's track and field teams were back in action this past weekend as they traveled to Queens for the 4th Annual Tom Farrell Classic hosted by St. John's University. The Cougars were led by sprinters senior Sciancia Metelus (Petionville, Haiti) and junior Keyanna Miller ( ...
Posted Tuesday, May 9th 2017 at 10:42AM
Hampton University Senior Jordyn Hawkins-Rippie is by all accounts an over achiever. With prestigious accolades, programs and internships under his belt, the 22-year-old has accomplished more than most middle-aged adults. But while titles and awards have earned him the right to boast, his gentle, ...
Posted Monday, May 8th 2017 at 4:30PM
Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) have received increased funding as hoped for but the money did not come from a White House push. The push was through Congress according to Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Cedric Richmond (D-LA). ...
Posted Monday, May 8th 2017 at 4:18PM
ABOVE: (L-R) Forward Times Publisher/CEO Karen Carter Richards, esteemed photojournalist Earlie Hudnall and Forward Times Associate Editor Jeffrey L. Boney, with TSU students Nicole Tall and Naeemah McCants, who are both journalism majors
The Texa ...
Posted Monday, May 8th 2017 at 4:16PM
Author: Lois G. Russell
Two students in ASU’s Forensics Sciences program have been selected to participate in a highly competitive summer school opportunity with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Vandrekia Kelly and Destiny Lawler will spend part of their summer doing what the ...
Posted Monday, May 8th 2017 at 4:13PM