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Judge Alford Dempsey Jr. Morehouse ’72 Named to The 2015 Gate City Bar Association...

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The Gate City Bar Association has named four inductees for its 2015 Hall of Fame including Morehouse alumnus Judge Alford Dempsey Jr. Gate City, established in 1948, is...

JSU Alum Cornell William Brooks Receives Harvard Kennedy School Appointment

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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...

Jerry Richardson, Carolina Panthers Owner Donates $250,000 to JCSU Gap Scholarship Fund

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Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson has donated $250,000 to the Johnson C. Smith University President’s Gap scholarship fund that helps students with college costs, the school announced...

Tuskegee University Launches First Cybersecurity Focused Engineering Degree

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Tuskegee University launched what it is calling the first of its kind computer engineering program focusing on cybersecurity at a Historically Black Colleges and University (HBCU). The new...

President Kimbrough from Dillard University to join the HBCU Buzz Show’s President’s Corner

The HBCU Buzz Show is honored to have Pres. Kimbrough in our President's Corner, kicking off our first for 2013! Bio: Dillard University’s board of trustees has chosen Walter...

Presidential Candidate Martin O’Malley Pitches Debt-Free College Plan To Historically Black Colleges And Universities

Martin O'Malley, a Democratic presidential candidate, recently pitched his debt-free college plan to South Carolina’s seven historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The former Maryland Gov. said, “…the...

Morehouse Grad Bradley Harper Becomes The First Black Palm Beach County Judge In Over...

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Bradley Harper ’99 became the first African American in 22 years to be elected as a county judge in Palm Beach County, Florida when he won his...

Benedict College building 400-student dorm

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Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Benedict College students can expect to see a lot of construction on campus next school year. College officials confirmed that they will be building the first all suite-style housing for...

Kansas City Chiefs sign Jackson State’s Rico Richardson

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As with several of the other signings the Chiefs have made during this post draft, undrafted free agent frenzy, the team is sticking close to home with...

NCAA proves flexible with HBCUs Announcing to do More Work

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When the NCAA announced its new Academic Progress Rate standards last May, the only high-profile school impacted by the hike was Connecticut. But there were a handful...

NOAA Awards FAMU $15 Million to Train a New Generation of Scientists

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President Ammons announces that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration awarded FAMU an education and research grant totaling $15 million.  This is the largest single grant awarded...

‘Queen Like Me’ Author Dr. Kimberly Brown on Why History is the Best Teacher

  You write that Queen Like Me explores the lives of Queen Nefertiti, Coretta Scott King, First Lady Michelle Obama, and other women leaders of the past and...

Norfolk State On the Hunt for a New President

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The Board of Visitors (governing body) invites applications and nominations for the seventh President of Norfolk State University (NSU). The board seeks a dynamic, entrepreneurial, innovative and...

Plan To Fire SC State Trustees Passes House and Senate

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WSFA Members of the South Carolina Senate have passed a measure that would fire the entire South Carolina State University Board of Trustees. The bill passed both chambers of...

FAMU Pharmacy Leading In Funded Research

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FAMU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (COPPS) is leading nationally in medical research, not just for HBCU's. COOPS is listed as the No. 12 pharmacy program...

Tuskegee Appoints Dr. David McKenzie to Lead its Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital

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Tuskegee University Dean Tsegay Habtemariam, of the College of Veterinary Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health, recently announced the appointment of David McKenzie, DVM, MS, as the new...

CIAA Chooses To Stay In Charlotte Despite Outrage Over HB2

Last week, the NBA announced that it will be relocating the annual NBA All-Star Weekend from North Carolina, which now leaves the state with a large bill...

Lexus Verses And Flow Awards 19 HBCU Students $5,000 Scholarships

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(LEXUS PR) - Lexus is proud to announce 19 recipients of the 2014 Lexus Verses and Flow Scholarship. The new scholarship program is presented in partnership with...

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