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Here’s 5 Black Billionaires You Should Know

Coming from nothing and making it into the world is the ultimate American dream, based on the perennial rags-to-riches story. Yet becoming a billionaire does not only...

Dillard University Offers New Restaurant & Catering Management Course

NEW ORLEANS – Responding to the needs of the community, the Dillard Ray Charles Program in African American Culture is offering new Restaurant & Catering Management Intensive...

American Bar Association Approves Recommendations for Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern

HOUSTON (October 4, 2018) – The Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association (ABA) has approved the...

NCAT Student Only HBCU Representation In State Dept. Korean Exchange

Nasya Blackwell spent another summer illustrating what Aggies do through her participation in The U.S. Congress – Republic of Korea National Assembly Exchange Program. This unique program is...

Jackson State To Share $20 Million, Five-Year grant from NSF

A $20 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation will spur creative discovery and economic opportunities through Mississippi’s research universities. With the grant funding, the state of...

UAPB Founder To Be Inducted Into Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame

Dr. Joseph Carter Corbin, principal of Branch Normal College (now the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff) is among the 2018 list of inductees into the Ohio...

Howard University Alum Takes Over as CFO at Citigroup

The changes follow an executive shuffle a few weeks ago at Citigroup’s consumer bank, which has had trouble keeping up with performance expectations on Wall Street. Mark Mason...

HBCU Rankings 2019: Top Black Colleges from U.S. News

This U.S. News ranking measures the quality of the undergraduate education at historically black colleges and universities. These HBCUs were compared only with one another for this ranking. To...

Rankings Show Jackson State Among Most Affordable College Towns

Jackson State University is located in one of the top ten most affordable college towns, according to Move.org.  Home to the HBCU, Jackson ranks No. 9, among 25...

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Leadership Donates Over $100,000 in Support of HBCUs

(August 26, 2018 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Glenda Glover, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated™ International President announced that members of the sorority donated and pledged over $100,000...

JSU Alum Cornell William Brooks Receives Harvard Kennedy School Appointment

Cornell William Brooks, former president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), civil rights attorney, and ordained minister has joined Harvard...

Skip Gates Jr. Gives Spelman College Largest Donation of Books Ever Made to an...

Spelman College has received the largest single donation of books given to any historically Black college or university on record. Henry Louis "Skip" Gates Jr., Ph.D., the Alphonse...

Benedict College to Eliminate Seven Majors in Latest Big Change at College

Benedict College will phase out majors in history, mathematics and several other fields in an effort to cut down on “unproductive” disciplines in which students don’t seem...

UNCF HBCU Innovation Summit Application 2018

All expenses are paid! Travel costs including flight, lodging, and food all covered by UNCF (United Negro College Fund) Dates: October 10-13, 2018 Conference Hotel Address: 1800 Old Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA...

Dillard University Establishes Urban Water Management Certificate

NEW ORLEANS -- This fall, Dillard University will launch its Urban Water Management Certificate Program designed to train students for water management jobs in government agencies and...

$3 Million Gift To Fisk University Makes Largest Gift In School History

Nashville, Tenn., August 20, 2018 – Fisk University is excited to announce a $3 million gift from Dallas Businessman and Philanthropist Roland G. Parrish, one of the largest gifts...

JSU President Tells Freshmen, Transfer Students To Pick Friends Wisely, Dream Big

During New Student Convocation for the Class of 2022, JSU President William B. Bynum Jr. urged more than 600 freshmen and transfer students to surround themselves with...

Marion Fedrick Named New President Of Albany State University

Albany State University Interim President Marion Fedrick will now serve as president for the university. The University System of Georgia's Board of Regents made the decision Tuesday morning. https://twitter.com/AlbanyStateUniv/status/1029380517844668417 “In...
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