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Federal HBCU Program to Help Fund UVI School of Medicine

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In a resolution passed at a special meeting on Friday evening, the University of the Virgin Islands board of trustees authorized the university to...

New App: Solomon’s Shield Changes the Odds When Encountering Police Officers

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It’s 2017 and access to news, trends, and a wealth of knowledge is literally one click away. There has never been a justification for...

Community Organizing 101 in Cyberspace: American Baptist College introduces online activism class

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American Baptist College recently had its first online activism class, “Community Organizing 101 in Cyberspace." Community Organizing 101 in Cyberspace is about preparing students to...

Morgan State University To Offer Three Degree Programs In Ghana Following Board Approval

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BALTIMORE — Morgan State University (MSU) is slated to establish an international presence on the African continent by way of a new pilot program. During...

Two Howard University Students Awarded Luard Scholarships

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Two students from Howard University have been awarded Luard Scholarships from the English-Speaking Union of the United States. The scholarships offer tuition and expenses...

Student driven Student Giving Campaign at UAPB

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Research shows that when students are exposed to philanthropic giving while in college they are more likely to give once they graduate. Students who...

White House Policy Advisor Shares What Corinthian College News Means For Larger Debt Relief

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Burdening student loan debt affects the lives of millions of current and former college students across the country. The Biden-Harris Administration has made loan...

Lincoln University Students were among the most Awarded at Annual NABA Conference

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  LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA -- Three Lincoln University students were the recipients of accounting and finance related scholarships at the National Association of Black Accountants,...

Fourteen HBCU Medical Students to Participate in NFL Diversity Initiative

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

Apple To Build $25M Educational Hub For The Atlanta HBCU Community

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Apple is showing no signs of ending its pledge to bring HBCUs top-of-the-line resources. Recently, Apple collaborated with HBCUs to increase access to coding...

Dogs Set Onto Norfolk State Student, London Colvin for Refusing to Assist Police Officers

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Updated 1:48 PM EST, 1/29/2015  A student at Norfolk State University (NSU) , a historically black college or university (HBCU) in Norfolk, Virginia, allegedly was attacked...

Ex-Florida A&M Marching Band Member Gets One-Year Sentence for Hazing Death

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A circuit judge in Orange County, Fla., sentenced a former member of Florida A&M University's marching band to one year in jail for the...

President Barack Obama Reflects On Personal Heroes During Forum At NCAT

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"How you do it is less important than your commitment to use whatever platforms you have to speak to issues that matter...Get engaged, get...

FAMU Appoints Interim Dean in College of Education

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Florida A&M University (FAMU) Interim President Larry Robinson has appointed Patricia A. Green-Powell as the interim dean in the FAMU College of Education. Robinson said...

Moody’s cuts credit rating for Cheyney and other PA colleges

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Moody's Investors Service has cut the credit rating on $1.5 billion borrowed by West Chester University, Cheyney University, and the 12 other Pennsylvania State...

Florida Memorial’s President Henry Lewis Wants Stronger Connection Between College & Community

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Florida Memorial University, the only historically black college or university in South Florida, moved from St. Augustine to Miami in 1968. Nearly forty-five years...

A Tougaloo Grad Celebrates Black History Month With ‘Selma’ Screening

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On Tuesday, Frank Williams Jr., a native of Canton, Mississippi who is also a graduate of Tougaloo College, a historically black college or university...

NCCU Alumnus, Tony Medlin Will Oversee Footballs for Super Bowl XLIX

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This year for Super Bowl XLIX the game balls will be handled by Tony Medlin, the Bears equipment manager who is also an alumnus of...