Contact: Brittany Ireland
Phone: (202)438-4093

New Executive at HBCU Buzz

WASHINTON, D.C. October 21, 2014—The Board of Directors at HBCU Buzz Inc. is pleased to announce that Robert Hoggard has been named Vice President of Content. Robert will be responsible for managing our national team of writers and all materials produced on the site as well as leading the organization into its next phase.

This young man is committed to the HBCU and minority community. Beginning October 31, Robert Hoggard, native of Middleton, Connecticut and graduate of the newest HBCU, American Baptist College, will officially enter his new role.

“This position aligns me for my long term goals and adds to my purpose.” says Hoggard

The 22-year-old is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Kairos Studies at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School. Upon completion, Robert plans to enter the Executive Doctorate Ed.D program at the University of Pennsylvania. Not stopping here, Robert has his eye on presiding over an HBCU and he is aligning himself appropriately. Outside of the classroom and boardroom, Robert is Youth Pastor at First Baptist Church of Rochester and enjoys community service.

President Brittany Ireland said, “It is humbling to have Robert as part of the team. Anyone can do the work we do, but it is rare to cross paths with those who have passion like Robert’s.”

As HBCU Buzz Inc. marks its 4th school year, the organization is proud to announce this transition in leadership. The team at HBCU Buzz is a family and we are happy to have one of our own fill this executive role. Robert has risen from a part-time writer to the executive board because of his contribution, skill, vision, and dedication and we look forward to having him in his new capacity.