South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster announced today that he is allocating $2.4 million from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund to the state’s eight HBCUS (historically black colleges and universities). Originally a recommendation from accelerateSC, this investment will...



HBCU Sports

CIAA Suspends NCAA Competition For Fall 2020

In a release from today, the CIAA has confirmed cancellation of all NCAA Competition for Fall 2020. CHARLOTTE...

SWAC Releases Guidelines for Return to Play

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference COVID-19 Advisory Committee has identified baseline best practices to support a safe return to sporting activity....

MEAC To Host Virtual Football Media Day

The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) will host its annual Football Media Day virtually this year, with the Virtual Football Media Day presented...


HBCU Spotlight

Meet Justin Phillips, Co-Founder Of The Support Black Colleges Brand

In addition to unprecedented  job loss and economic turmoil, COVID-19 has also heavily impacted the bottom line of all HBCUs. Programs such as athletics are being cut,...

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Passing of Howard University Professor Emeritus Arthur Sanderson Paul

Howard University published a letter today informing the Howard University community of the passing of Professor Arthur Paul. Paul, a professor in the Department of...

Hampton University Student Bruce Wilson Named ‘2020 HBCU Competitiveness Scholar’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (July 8, 2020) – Hampton University student Bruce Wilson has been named a 2020 HBCU Competitiveness Scholar, the highest student recognition given through...

Delaware State University To Announce Acquisition of Wesley College

Sources say Delaware State University will sign a agreement to acquire Wesley College in a deal starting the year-long process of Wesley merging with the state's only HBCU...

MEAC Names Ian McBorrough from Morgan State 2020 Male Student-Athlete of the Year

The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has named Ian McBorrough from Morgan State University as the 2020 Male Student-Athlete of the Year, the conference office announced...