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Is It Worth Going to Howard University?

HU Reaction went around campus and asked students 3 questions: 1. Why did you decide to go to Howard? 2. How have you changed since you've been at Howard? and 3. Is It Worth Going to Howard University...?

Meharry Medical Students Use Fashion to Increase Enrollment

FASCIA is a fashion forward, social-justice-oriented organization founded by two medical students, Theodor Uzamere and Abbas Rattani, at one of the oldest surviving historically black medical schools...

Norman Francis Receives the Lifetime Achievement Award

The American Council on Education announced Wednesday that Xavier University President Norman Francis, 83, will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award during the Council's 97thannual meeting next month in...

Natachie Elie of Lincoln University Named – NABA Woman of the Year

For rising senior Natachie Elie, the title Woman of the Year, which she was recently named by the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA), should come as...

FAMU Alum Mayor Gillum Is Enroute To Become First African-American Governor Of Florida

FAMU Alumnus Andrew Gillum announced that he is considering running for the position of Governor of Florida earlier last week. If elected into the position this would make...

Alabama A&M University is Ranked No. 2 in Nation For Social Work Program

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Graduateprograms.com has announced its Spring 2015 ‘Top Social Work Grad Programs for Value.’ Graduateprograms.com defines ‘value’ by posing the following questions to students: how...

Top HBCU Homecomings 2016

Top HBCU Homecomings 2016 At a historically black college and university (HBCU), few moments top the experiences gained during homecoming festivities. Not only is this celebratory period a...

Howard University ResFest Step Show & Stroll Off 2011

All the major dorms at Howard University (Quad, Drew, Annex, MDOT, Slowe & Towers) went against each other in the ResFest Dance competition 2011 with the theme, ”Night at the Mirage”

HBCUs Given “Close to a $1,000,000” by Home Depot’s Campus Improvement Program

For the fifth straight year, The Home Depot's "Retool Your School" Campus Improvement Program rallied students, faculty, staff and alumni at historically black colleges or universities (HBCUs)...

ASU Grad, Rapper 2 Chainz to Run for College Park Mayor?

Tauheed Epps, better known by his stage name 2 Chainz, just may consider running for Mayor of College Park, his hometown, according to reports.  From XXL: "I’m a musician, not...

Central State University Grad student charged in double murder held without bail

Shortly after graduating from Ohio’s Central State University in the spring, DeJuan Pratt moved to Chicago and enrolled in a masters program at Roosevelt University to further...

FAMU President James Ammons Launches Research Initiative on Hazing

Florida A&M University (FAMU) President James H. Ammons has launched a $50,000 research initiative that would give faculty at FAMU the opportunity to study the nature and...

FAMUan receives honors for journalism excellence

The FAMUan and members of its 2012 staff recently received top honors at the 2012 National HBCU Student News Media Conference in Nashville, Tenn. The FAMUan won second-place...

Robert Champion’s parents refuse $300k settlement

FAMU has offered to pay $300,000 to the family of drum major Robert Champion, who died after a hazing aboard a charter bus in Orlando last November. But...

Actor Lamman Rucker to Kick-off FAMU’s Presidential Lecture Series

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) President Elmira Mangum, Ph.D., will launch her Presidential Lecture Series on Monday, Feb. 23 with a master class for theatre students...

Maya Angelou to Speak at Cheyney University

On Thursday, March 22, 2012, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania will present an Evening with Dr. Maya Angelou, a charitable event in support of the Keystone Honors Academy. The...

2014 Top 10 HBCU Accomplishments by Huffingtonpost’s Marybeth

(Huffintonpost.com) Marybeth Gasman - This post is co-authored by Nelson Bowman III, Executive Director at Prairie View A&M University. It's that time of year again - time to look back...

Shaw University Appoints Tashni-Ann Dubroy Next President

New Pittsburgh Courier RALEIGH – Shaw University appointed Tashni-Ann Dubroy as its next president Saturday. The Historically Black University’s Board of Trustees selected Dubroy to replace interim president...