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Author archive for Tommy G. Meade Jr.

  • Renowned CSU Grad Named TMCF’s “Alumnus of the Year”

    By Tommy G. Meade Jr. on December 2, 2014
    One of six children who graduated from Central State University, the only public historically black college or university in the state of Ohio, Joshua I. Smith has lived a life of action. The recipient of numerous awards, Smith can now also add “Alumnus of the Year” to his resume filled with a number of citations and honors for outstanding achievement […]
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  • No Students Injured in Howard University Dorm Fire

    By Tommy G. Meade Jr. on November 19, 2014
    Howard University had to evacuate students from a dorm around  8 p.m. on Tuesday after reporting a fire at the East Towers on campus. No students were harmed, according to the school newspaper The Hilltop, who was also among the first to break the news last night via Twitter. In the aftermath of the fire, Howard officials followed the path […]
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  • TMCF’s Leader, Johnny C. Taylor Announces “Important” New Alliance With University of Phoenix

    By Tommy G. Meade Jr. on November 16, 2014
    On Thursday, Nov. 13 the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) announced what can be a big push towards getting more students attending a public historically black college or university (HBCU) on online courses with its new partnership with the University of Phoenix. TMCF President and CEO Johnny C. Taylor Jr. commented on the “important” new alliance with the university that […]
  • 3 Ways Black Greek Fraternities Prepares You For Employment

    By Tommy G. Meade Jr. on November 15, 2014
    For some students, joining a Black Greek Lettered Organization is at the top of the list of things to do while attending a historically black college or university (HBCU). There is no doubt that Black fraternities and sororities knows how to have a good time. But they also offer an unique experience to grow and develop as a leader, a […]
  • UAPB Dean: “Federal Grant Funding is Becoming More Difficult to Obtain”

    By Tommy G. Meade Jr. on November 13, 2014
    After suffering from a very bad last week the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has some great news buzzing on campus. UPAB’s School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences, or SAFHS, has been given federal funds in the amount of $1.5 million through the National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s (NIFA) 1890 Capacity Building Grants Program that will help […]
  • Why AKAs and Deltas Are Upset With Tiny

    By Tommy G. Meade Jr. on November 11, 2014
    “It started way back in 1913…” Well, you know how the Greek chant performed by members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. goes. The story goes, back in 1913 on the campus of historically black Howard University, 22 undergraduates who were originally initiated into the Alpha Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. left the group and founded Delta Sigma […]
  • NCAA: Arkansas Pine Bluff Allowed 124 Ineligible Players to Compete, Face Five Years of Probation

    By Tommy G. Meade Jr. on November 6, 2014
    The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is firing back on an initial choice made by a NCAA Division I Committee Infractions panel to ban the university from postseason play tied with a five year probation penalty because of inconsistencies with the university’s self-assessed findings. Penalties include: five years of probation a postseason ban for the football men’s and women’s […]
  • NC A&T Has the Greatest Homecoming on Earth (Period.)

    By Tommy G. Meade Jr. on November 4, 2014
    If I told you that North Carolina A&T State University was the choice historically black college or university (HBCU) to be during homecoming season, I probably would be looked upon as some novice Black college tourist, or someone who never really appreciated the value of the Black college experience, and definitely not “GHOE.” Of course GHOE is the best. (If […]
  • A TSU Student Shot Three Times Was Thought to Be a Halloween Prank

    By Tommy G. Meade Jr. on October 31, 2014
    An 18-year-old freshmen at Tennessee State University, a historically black college or university (HBCU), was shot at least three times on her way back to campus after grabbing something to eat at a nearby Wendy’s. Her friend who walked with her and is also a student at TSU managed to escape with only a bullet graze wound. Metro Police dispatch confirm […]
  • 5 Things You Need to Know Friday in the HBCU Community

    By Tommy G. Meade Jr. on October 31, 2014
    1. Xavier University of Louisiana gets huge grant Xavier University of Louisiana says it can now triple the number of its graduating African American students who later goes on to achieve their Ph.D.s in the life sciences because of a $19.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that supports the development of underrepresented backgrounds in STEM education. The […]
  • The HBCU Buzz Spotlight: Fuze The Mc

    By Tommy G. Meade Jr. on October 30, 2014
    “The biggest thing that has changed since I got a good fan base together is the confidence in the decisions I make,” says Lance Coleman, better known by his stage name Fuze the Mc. “When there’s no one cheering you on, it’s easy to question whether you’re making the right choices or not and second guess yourself.” The artist, digital […]
  • Central State U. to Hold “Economic Impact” Briefing of its Land-Grant Status

    By Tommy G. Meade Jr. on October 28, 2014
    Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio will have a Breakfast Briefing on the “economic impact” of its recent land-grant status at the Dayton Arena Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 14. Guest speakers at the event include CSU President Cynthia Jackson-Hammond and Professor in the Biology department Dr. Cadance Lowell. Now only the second land-grant university in the state of Ohio, […]
  • 5 Things You Need to Know Wednesday in the HBCU Community

    By Tommy G. Meade Jr. on October 22, 2014
    1. A “reversal of a generations-long injustice” Central State University, the only public historically black college or university (HBCU) in the state of Ohio, recently achieved land-grant status—allowing the University to apply for federal agriculture research funds and for construction funds. 2. Wilberforce gets new president The nation’s oldest private HBCU has named Algeania Warren Freeman as its new president. […]
  • Wilberforce University, Nation’s Oldest Private HBCU, Names New President

    By Tommy G. Meade Jr. on October 16, 2014
    Wilberforce University, the country’s oldest historically black college and university, recently named Algeania Warren Freeman as its new president. Freeman, who is known as a “great fundraiser with tremendous vision,” will arrive at the University in the coming weeks in hopes to turn the struggling institution around. In a press release Mark Wilson, chairman of the Wilberforce board of trustees, said the […]
  • 5 Things You Need to Know Wednesday in the HBCU Community

    By Tommy G. Meade Jr. on October 15, 2014
    1. Top HBCU Homecomings announced It is that time of the year again. The Buzz is asking students, faculty, alumni and supporters to vote your choice HBCU as the 2014 “Top 5 HBCU Homecomings.” For more information and to vote, click here. Right now, PVAMU, TSU and Southern leads the top 3 spots on the poll. 2. Ebola “ruled out” […]
  • West Virginia State Prez, Brian O. Hemphill, Announces Major Fundraising for the University

    By Tommy G. Meade Jr. on October 13, 2014
    After raising $10 million as part of its ongoing, and first-ever capital campaign, West Virginia State University President Brian O. Hemphill just announced a major increased fundraising goal to $18 million by 2017. According to the Charleston Gazette, campaign funds will go toward scholarships, academic programs, campus improvements and other initiatives. “This outstanding achievement tells us all that we can […]
  • Jackson State Fans Wants Football Head Coach, AD Out

    By Tommy G. Meade Jr. on October 12, 2014
    After the 27-23 Homecoming loss to Mississippi Valley State, a petition surfaced on the web to fire Jackson State Head Coach Herald Jackson and AD Vivian Fuller. Last week the JSU Tigers decided not to show up in the second half against the Prairie View Panthers, losing 48-30 at home–the first time since 1970 has PVAMU defeated Jackson State at Mississippi […]
  • Prairie View Panthers Gets Big Win Over Jackson State

    By Tommy G. Meade Jr. on October 6, 2014
    The Prairie View A&M Panthers first win of the football season against the Jackson State Tigers was awesome for two reasons: 1. Not since 1970 has the PVAMU Panthers been able to defeat its arch foe in enemy territory. The Panthers, after the Tigers jumped ahead to a quick 14-0 lead, was able to overcome the early deficit to win 48-30 at Mississippi Veterans […]