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Oldest Private HBCU In The Country: A Salute To Mrs. Dorothy J. Vaughan

The Wilberforce University Newsroom reports: We would like to salute our very own Mrs. Dorothy J. Vaughan, Wilberforce University Class of 1929 for her trailblazing...

GSU Moves Forward With President Search, Interim Prez Warrick Not Interested

Grambling State University, a historically black college or university (HBCU) located in Grambling, Louisiana, is currently conducting a search to find just the university's...

SC State Lineman Helps Save Three Small Children in 3-Car Crash

SCSU Athletics South Carolina State junior defensive end Reggie Owens, was a part of a heroic effort that saved the lives three young children involved...

Ebony Magazine Announces The 2011 HBCU Campus Queens

During a week of intense online voting, more than 2 million votes were cast for the Campus Queens! Ten ladies came out on top...

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Michelle Obama urges North Carolina A&T grads to seek change

The historic action that four North Carolina college students took that led to desegregation at lunch counters more than half a century ago shows...

Regina Hall and Kevin Hart Visits Howard University, Talks “About Last Night”

On Thursday February 6th, as early as 12 PM, students formed a line that wrapped around Howard University’s Ira Aldridge Theater and crossed the yard to the...

Angela Davis To Speak at Fayetteville University

 A 1970s political activist who once was listed on the FBI's Most Wanted list is getting a forum at a North Carolina university. Angela Davis...

NC HBCUs Enjoy Ongoing Surge In Donations — Thanks, In Part, To BLM Movement

Many historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are struggling to stay afloat financially, and many more are also finding it difficult to get their...

Regions adds HBCU – themed cards to check card lineup

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -Regions Bank (NYSE: RF) has added historically black colleges to its lineup of universities whose logos it offers on debit cards. Alabama A&M University,Alabama...


One of the most integral parts of Howard University's student body is its student-ran newspaper, The Hilltop. Founded in 1924 by Zora Neale Hurston and...

Joe and Kathy Sanderson Donate $1 Million to Alcorn’s Dr. Walter Washington Scholarship Endowment

Alcorn Newsroom CEO of Sanderson Farms, Inc. Joe Sanderson, Jr. and his wife Kathy donated $1 million to the Alcorn State University Foundation, Inc. Walter...

FAMU Senior On A Mission To Turn Her Pain Into Power

Twenty-one-year-old Aleia Kristene is a senior at Florida A&M University, majoring in Occupational Therapy. She began writing a screenplay entitled “4 Voices Unheard” in June...

Bennett College And Its President Agree To Part Ways

Dr. Rosalind Fuse-Hall, president of historically black Bennett College, is leaving the college to pursue other opportunities. The college’s board of trustees issued a...

Surpassing $100 Million, The Campaign for Spelman College Nears Goal

 Thanks to the commitment and generosity of donors to Spelman, the College has passed the $100 million mark in The Campaign for Spelman College...

FAMU Expanding The College of Pharmacy

TALLAHASSEE, FL—Skanska USA has signed a $30.7 million contract to construct the phase two expansion of Florida A&M University (FAMU)’s College of Pharmacy and...

NCCU To Hold Forums As Search Continues For New Chancellor

As the North Carolina Central University (NCCU) community continues to mourn the death of former Chancellor, Dr. Debra Saunders-White, efforts to find a new...

Lawmakers Want to Keep Morgan State Away From Maryland’s University System

Although a public institution, Morgan State University in Baltimore isn’t a part of the University System of Maryland and has its own governing board. Lawmakers...