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HSSU Receives Total of $4.7 Million from National Science Foundation Grant

The St. Louis American Harris-Stowe State University (HSSU) continues its focus on biology and mathematics curriculum and research with the assistance of another National Science Foundation (NSF) grant. The...
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BBC Visits Fire Ant Experts at TSU Research Center

They look very much like ordinary ants. They are between a tenth and a fourth of an inch but are very aggressive when disturbed and cause a...

Civil Rights Icon John Lewis To Give Commencement Address At Bowie State University

Congressman John Lewis, who was one of the key figures during the Civil Rights Movement, will deliver the Bowie State University Commencement speech on Monday, May 23...

HU Track & Field Resumes Indoor Season With High Expectations for 2016

FAIRFAX, VA --- After a lengthy break, the Howard University Track & Field teams will resume competition on Saturday, January 9 at The Father Diamond Invitational, hosted by George Mason University.   Both...

UDC’s Dr. Suzan Harkness and the Center for Academic Technology Win Blackboard Catalyst Award

The University of the District of Columbia’s Dr. Suzan Harkness was named a winner of the Blackboard Catalyst Award for Staff Development, which honors those members of...

Four Players, Assistant Quit West Virginia State Women’s Basketball Program

The West Virginia State women's basketball program is enduring defections and will have an entirely different look next season. It all started when West Virginia State assistant coach...

Codename: Fashion Takeover By: Donovan Moore, “Bow Tie Man”

Codename: Fashion Takeover If you ever asked me who runs the world, my response wouldn't be girls, but FASHION. The latest Teen Vogue magazine, newest pair of Tom's,...

“Just Mercy” Author to Speak at Dillard

NEW ORLEANS – On Monday, November 23, 2015, attorney and civil rights activist Bryan Stevenson will deliver the next Justice Revius O. Ortique Jr. Lecture on Law...

Joli Robinson Out as NCCU Women’s Head Basketball Coach

N.C. Central has parted ways with 16-year women's basketball coach Joli Robinson after a 3-27 season, her fifth straight losing campaign. NCCU won just one conference game in...

Alcorn, MUW to offer breaks to non-Miss. students

Two more Mississippi public universities will offer tuition breaks to some out-of-state students. Alcorn State University and the Mississippi University for Women received approval from the College Board...

NCAT Student, James Bowen II Named “Mr. HBCU”

The student face of North Carolina A&T State University James Bowen II recently won the title of Mr.HBCU. Bowen competed in 11-year-old competition against eight other hopefuls from eight different historically black colleges...

Rev. Al Sharpton Being Sued $20 Billion in Racial Discrimination Lawsuit

Rev. Al Sharpton, founder and president of National Action Network, allegedly is being sued $20 billion dollars by the National Association of African-American Owned Media, a California...

Tuskegee University responds to relationship with ASU, Turkey Day rivalry

Statement from Tuskegee University Department of Athletics Although Tuskegee University and its supporters treasure the long-standing relationship we have maintained with Alabama State University and the Turkey Day...

North Carolina Central University Establishes Tau Sigma Honor Society Chapter

The Tau Sigma National Honor Society was established at Auburn University in 1999. The society is exclusively for  transfer students who have obtained at least a 3.5...

Bowie State Team to Use DNA for Biodiversity Survey in West Africa

(BOWIE, Md.) – Three Bowie State University students and their professor will travel to Nigeria this summer to study the DNA sequences in native varieties of yams,...

SUBR’s Sumner takes his seat on Board of Supervisors

“This was an awesome experience,” Southern University’s Student Government Association President Demetrius Sumner said after becoming an official member of the system’s governing board. “I am excited to...

2016’s Best Commencement Speeches At Historically Black Colleges

The best commencement speeches and speakers offer graduating students advice and guidance for the post-college times ahead. For graduates, excited but nervous and confused about their future, the motivating words said...

KSU Selects Presidential Search Firm

FRANKFORT-- Kentucky State University has selected the search firm, Academic Search, to assist in finding a permanent president to lead the university. Drs. Mack Stewart and Wanda Bigham...

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