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Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos Donates Portion of Salary to HBCUs

Betsy DeVos the U.S. Education Secretary just made an annual donation of her nearly $200,000 salary to four nonprofits. A portion of that annual gift...

The Harvey’s Donate Additional $553,000 for Faculty and Staff; Hampton University Gifts Total $4.2...

HAMPTON, Va. (July 3, 2018) — Dr. and Mrs. William R. Harvey are donating an unexpected and unprecedented gift of $553,000 to their "Home by the...

Spelman Alumna, Ouleye Warnock Works to Develop a Solution to Human Trafficking

Ouleye Ndoye Warnock, C'2007, is a pioneer. As the inaugural senior human trafficking fellow for the City of Atlanta, she was recently featured in the...

FAMU Partners With Ross University To Increase Physician Diversity

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - With the goal of driving diversity among U.S. doctors, FAMU and Ross University School of Medicine have announced a new agreement to help...

This HBCU Will Soon Be Offering Free Tuition

Beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year, students who have graduated from secondary school in the U.S. Virgin Islands will have one less concern about their college careers:...

Morgan State Awarded $1.6 Million Base 11 Grant

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — The nonprofit Base 11 today announced that Morgan State University is the winner of a three-year, $1.6 million Aerospace Workforce and Leadership Development Grant, which...

Wiley Student Taylor Barnes Wins Miss National UNCF Title

Marshall, Texas) Wiley student Taylor Barnes has been crowned Miss National UNCF. Miss Barnes was named the winner Saturday night during the Miss National UNCF Coronation at the organization's Annual...

Goal Surpassed: Bennett College Raised $8.2 Million To Help Keep Accreditation

Bennett College's deadline to raise $5 million to help keep their accreditation arrived Monday. Following a 90-minute gathering Monday afternoon, school officials announced that they've...

Alpha Phi Alpha Pledges $31,000 to Bennett College

Bennett College has received a $31,000 donation from Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the country’s oldest African-American fraternity, to support its journey of raising at...

Papa John’s Donates 500,000 to Bennett College

GREENSBORO — Bennett College says it will get its largest-to-date donation from the foundation of a national pizza chain. The college announced the...

HBCU Grad, Dr. Wes Bellamy New Book Monumental Talks Riots in Virginia

When HBCU graduates step up to the forefront, the world takes notice. This has been the case for Charlottesville, Virginia...

One-Stop Clinic At NCCU Takes Holistic Approach to Wellness

North Carolina Central University’s College of Behavioral and Social Sciences has embarked on a creative collaboration to make it easier for members of the university...

Maryland HBCUs One Step Closer to Victory

Bowie State University graduate student Elijah Bell Clarke sensed history was looming as he and a classmate drove to Richmond, Dec. 11, to listen to...

Wiley College President Graduates from JSU

(Jackson, Miss.) It has been an arduous, challenging and triumphant journey for Wiley College President Herman J. Felton Jr. One could say that statistically, the Jacksonville, Florida,...

Bianca Golden, NYC Teacher Keeps It Real With Students

When a Black, HBCU-educated woman is passionate about the work she does, you'll know it. This is exactly the case for former America's Next Top Model contestant,...

Over $10 Million Raised to Preserve Historic Black Sites By The National Trust

Nov. 15, 2018 – WASHINGTON) Thursday, the National Trust for Historic Preservation announced that one year after the launch of the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund the...

Florida Recount Begins For Governor & Senate

The counting is over. Now, the recounting begins. More than three days after the polls closed in Florida, the secretary of state announced on Saturday afternoon that the...

HBCU Buzz and HRC Partner to Create First-Ever LGBTQ HBCU Alumni Network

Today, HRC and HBCU Buzz, the premier news site covering historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), announced a partnership dedicated to creating the first-ever LGBTQ HBCU Alumni Network. The...

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