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Texas Southern University President Selected As A Conference Honorary Co-Chair

HOUSTON (June 19, 2019) – Texas Southern University President Austin A. Lane has been selected as an Honorary Co-Chair for the...

This 16 Year Old Is Heading To NCCU With 1.5 Million In Scholarships

Ny’Quasia Brown For New Bern, N.C., native, Ny’Quasia Brown, the dream of attending college was one she was set on realizing.

TSU School Of Business To Host Prestigious Ivey Publishing Case Teaching, Writing Workshop June...

HOUSTON (June 12, 2019) – Texas Southern University’s Jesse H. Jones School of Business is partnering with a leading provider of business...

Two Howard University Students Named 2019 Boren Scholar And Fellow

WASHINGTON –Two Howard University students, Diane Ijoma and Darryl L. Jones II, have been selected to receive the prestigious 2019 David L. Boren...

Mission Accomplished: HBCU Student, 59, Earns Three Degrees

LeMoyne-Owen College awarded 156 bachelor’s degrees to graduates on Saturday, May 12. Many of the scholars who walked across the...

Delaware State University Has Record Number Of 2019 Graduates

Delaware State University (DSU)  gave out 750 diplomas during the historically Black university’s 134th commencement ceremony on May 12.

Morehouse Commencement Speaker Pays Loans for ALL 2019 Graduates

And the award for the BEST commencement speaker, in the history of commencement speakers gooooooeeeeessss tooooooo: Robert Frederick Smith, cleary.

Morgan State University Hosts 143rd Spring Commencement Ceremony

BALTIMORE — Morgan State University (MSU), in the assembly of University officials, faculty and its Board of Regents, will host its 143rd Spring Commencementexercises on Saturday,...

Our ’Forever First Lady’ Michelle Obama Surprise Students At Spelman College

A group of students at Spelman College in Atlanta had a session Saturday they won't soon forget.

Shaw University Officially Names Dillard As Next President

After the pomp and circumstance that greeted the official announcement of Dr. Paulette R. Dillard taking the helm at Shaw University,...

Dillard Celebrates 150 Years In New Orleans

Just one year after Louisiana was readmitted to the Union after the Civil War, two colleges were established in New...

Woman Walks Across Southern Stage To Get Diploma Despite Having Multiple Sclerosis

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - If a 1,000-mile journey starts with a single step, Chacity Simmons, 28, has already walked...

Jackson State CUBD Paints Home Of 100-Year Old West Jackson Resident

Jackson State’s Center for University-Based Development (CUBD) recently partnered with Felicia McClinton, president of the Washington Addition Neighborhood Association to paint the home of long-time...

Tom Joyner Foundation Announces New Podcast

The Tom Joyner Foundation today announced the launch of HBCUbiquity, a new hour-long podcast featuring interviews, discussion and analysis about historically black colleges...

Xavier Eyes ‘Strategic Approach’ As Enrollment Rises

Xavier University President Dr. Reynold Verret began his tenure in 2015 with a goal of extending its voice to a much larger audience.

HBCU Grad, Olympia Auset Wants To Reopen Healthy Food Store In Nipsey Hussle’s Neighborhood

When L.A. rapper, entrepreneur and activist, Nipsey Hussle, died last month, he was in the midst of inspiring a health revolution for the Black community. His advocacy...

Beyoncé And John D. Rockefeller Invested In HBCUs. Here’s Why You Should Too.

Pop quiz! What do Beyoncé and John D. Rockefeller have in common?  At first glance, the two American icons couldn’t be more...

UNCF Celebrates 75 Years Of Advocating And Supporting HBCUs

UNCF President Dr. Lomax talks the 75 year impact and plan for the next 25 years at UNCF UNCF (United Negro...

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