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FAMU’s School of Nursing Placed on Probation

Florida A&M University’s School of Nursing has been placed on probation by the state Board of Nursing following two consecutive years of low passing rates on license...

Spelman parent vows to stop support after being locked out of graduation

http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1 Melvin Cox spent more than $1,400 in airfare and accommodations to attend his daughter's graduation at Spelman College, which took place on Sunday at 3 p.m, but...

“Oh, Noooo Barbie, What Is You Doing?”

There's no arguing that Barbies have improved when it comes to inclusivity, as we're no longer only seeing the same straight-sized, blonde, white dolls that were first...

New anti-hazing efforts revealed to FAMU student body

It's a new beginning for many students and staff at Florida A&M University. Since former president James Ammons announced his resignation July 11, 2012, FAMU’s Board of Trustees has...

Alcorn State Chemistry Professor Noland Boyd Killed In Wreck

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — An Alcorn State University associate professor riding his motorcycle over the weekend was killed by a teenage driver, according to authorities. The Vicksburg Post reports Dr....

Teen Accepted Into 113 Colleges Chooses Full Ride To HBCU, Bennett College

This is the definition of black girl magic. Jasmine Harrison, a 17-year-old from Greensboro, North Carolina, has been accepted into 113 colleges and universities, WFMY, a CBS affiliate...

College Retention Rates Increasing, Maryland Changing Trend, Keeping Students Longer

BALTIMORE -- Steady progress could help improve college graduation rates and place students on a level playing field. The University System of Maryland Board of Regents has released...

The Endowment Gap Between PWIs and HBCUs Has Doubled Over The Years

Today, hundreds of students completed their undergraduate studies and became Morehouse Men and Spelman Women. It was only two years ago, during the same occasion, President Barack...

Missing HBCU Student, Alexis Jones-Rhodes, Found Safe in Illinois

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - UPDATE: Police say Alexis Jones-Rhodes was located safe in Illinois. No foul play is suspected in her disappearance. ----- Nicole Johnson is in limbo right now,...

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