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North Carolina A&T Alum Becomes Youngest Principal in His School’s History

North Carolina A&T Alum Kenneth Gorham makes history as the youngest principal at Movement Freedom Middle School, located in Charlotte, North Carolina.

SAU Alum Vena “Pretty Vee” Excell to deliver Fall Convocation Keynote Address at her...

Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) welcomes actress and comedian Vena “Pretty Vee” Excell to deliver the keynote address at this year's Fall Convocation on Thursday, September 15, 2022.

Emmy Award-Winning Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph to Keynote Annual JSU Luncheon

Emmy award-winning American actress, singer, author, and activist Sheryl Lee Ralph is set to deliver the keynote speech at Jackson State University for its annual Mary E. Peoples Scholarship Luncheon on Sept. 29, 2022 at the Jackson Convention Complex.

Howard University Welcomes U.S. Congressman James E. Clyburn as Opening Convocation Orator 

Howard University has announced that U.S. Congressman James E. Clyburn, will be serving as the university's orator for its 155th Opening Convocation, an annual tradition that officially signals the beginning of the academic year.

TSU Alum Juanita Brown Ingram Wins Mrs. Universe 2022 – 2023

Tennessee State University alum and member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Juanita Brown Ingram has been crowned this year's Mrs. Universe.

Stillman College, Fort Valley State, and JSU to Participate in New HBCU Bridge Program

The University of Alabama has announced a new bridge program for students from Stillman College, Fort Valley State University, and Jackson State University who are interested in renewable energy.

Saint Augustine’s Partners with (ISC)² to Offer Cyber Education, Training, and Certifications

Saint Augustine's Univesity (SAU) has partnered with the International Informational System Security Certification Consortium, Inc. (ISC)² to prepare students for careers in cybersecurity.

Jackson State Division of University Communications Wins Big at 2022 dotCOMM Awards

Jackson State University's The Division of University Communications is the recipient of four 2022 dotCOMM Awards, an international competition honoring excellence in web creativity and digital communication.

Clark Atlanta School of Social Work Programs Receive Eight-Year Reaccreditation

Clark Atlanta University announced that their bachelor's and master's social work programs have been reaffirmed accreditation by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Commission on Accreditation for another eight years, ending in June 2030.

Benedict College Launches Accredited Environmental Engineering Program

Benedict College is now the first South Carolina HBCU to offer an accredited environmental engineering program.

Bethune-Cookman Partners with Ross University School of Medicine for New Medical Program

Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) and Bethune-Cookman University have partnered to launch a program that will expand educational access for aspiring medical students.

Johnson C. Smith Univesity Launches new On-Campus Atrium Health Center

JCSU reveals a new on-campus health center operated by Atrium Health, free to students without increasing the cost of tuition.

Morehouse Grad Becomes the Youngest Principal in the Atlanta Public Schools System

Morehouse Alum Dr. Dominique Merriweather has become the youngest principal in the Atlanta Public Schools System and the first African-American leader at Sutton Middle School.

Selma University Receives Grants to Preserve Historic Building

Selma University receives over half a million dollars in grant money to make renovations to historic building.

Fourteen HBCU Medical Students to Participate in NFL Diversity Initiative

Fourteen medical students from different HBCUs are chosen for NFL diversity initiative.

Jordan Brand Announces 20-Year Partnership With Howard University

Jordan Brand Howard have 20-year entered a partnership to benefit the students.

SC State Fires Athletic Director Stacy Danley

South Carolina State University has decided that it does not see a future with former athletic director Stacy Danley. Learn more from staff at...

Morgan State is On a Mission to Become Marylands’s first R1 HBCU

Morgan State is working hard to make history as the first Maryland HBCU to gain R1 status.