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Fort Valley State Receives Approval For Nursing Program

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Fort Valley State University is accepting applications for the inaugural class of its new nursing program, which has been approved by the Georgia Board of Nursing.

B-CU Students Continue to Protest, Organize Lock In and March to City Hall

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Students at Bethune-Cookman University are demanding action from school officials, continuing their protest against school conditions into day three.

Howard Receives $90M to Lead Military Research Center

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Howard University has been awarded a $90 million Pentagon contract for research development, making it the first HBCU to serve as a university-affiliated research center (UARC.)

Students at Bethune Cookman Protest School Conditions Amid Ed Reed Departure

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Just days after former NFL star Ed Reed announced that he would no longer be going forward with his position as head coach at Bethune Cookman University, students at the school are protesting and calling for new leadership.

Paine College Partners With Leading Georgia Medical Research Institution

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Paine College has entered a new partnership with the cannabis research institution Botanical Sciences.

NCAT Professor’s Classroom Dress Code Sparks Viral Debate

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NCAT Professor Under Fire On Social Media For Classroom Dress Code that Bans Hoodies, Durags, and 'Twerk Shorts.'

DSU Students Demand Action From University in Anti-Sexual Assault Protest

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On Wednesday, students at Delaware State University came together to protest against on campus sexual assault and demand action from the administration and the Delaware State University Police Department.

XULA Partners with Ochsner Health To Create New Medical School

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Xavier University of Louisiana has partnered with healthcare giant, Ochsner Health to create the first HBCU medical school in Louisiana.

Simmons College of Kentucky Partners with University of Kentucky

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Simmons College of Kentucky has announced that it is entering a partnership with the University of Kentucky (UK) to provide more courses for students interested in working in legal or educational fields.

Langston University Receives Television News Station as a Donation

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Langston University has been gifted ownership of the former KWTV Oklahoma City building by KWTV's parent company, Griffin Media.

JCSU President Announces Plans to Retire in June

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Clarence D. Armbrister, the 14th president of Johnson C. Smith University (JSCU) announced in a message to students on Tuesday that he will retire at the end of the spring semester.

UAPB Breaks Ground on $33 Million Student Engagement Center

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The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) is upgrading its student experience with a brand new Student Engagement Center.

Tuskegee Becomes First HBCU to win NOMA Student Competition

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A team of students from Tuskegee University's Department of Architecture won first place in the National Organization of Minority Architects Student Competition (NOMA) held in Nashville, Tennessee.

Chris Paul Graduates From WSSU and Gifts Classmates $2,500 Each

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Today, NBA superstar Chris Paul graduated from Winston-Salem State University and gifted his fellow graduates $2,500.

Charles Barkley to Donate S1M Each to B-CU and JSU

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Basketball Hall of Famer and sports analyst, Charles Barkley is continuing his streak of giving back to HBCUs, this time donating $1 million dollars each Bethune-Cookman University, and Jackson State University.

Bowie State Receives $500k Donation from Kevin Durant Family Foundation

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Brooklyn Nets superstar Kevin Durant and the Durant Family Foundation are donating $500,000 toward Bowie State athletics.

Three SU Human Jukebox Band Members Killed in Crash

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On Tuesday night, three members of Southern University's Human Jukebox band were killed in a crash involving a tractor-trailer.

Spelman Honors Spike Lee’s Family Legacy with Admissions Office Dedication

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Legendary film director and producer Spike Lee and his wife, Tonya Lewis Lee joined Spelman College on Nov. 28 for a celebration honoring his familial connection with the college.