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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...

New Morehouse President Moves Into The College’s Dorms For His ‘Freshman Year’

Morehouse College's new president, David Thomas, is a different type of president for the storied institution in a couple of ways. First, he is the first president...

Thurgood Marshall School Of Law Makes Progress Toward Full ABA Standards Compliance

HOUSTON (August 9, 2018) – The Accreditation Committee of the American Bar Association (ABA) has concluded that Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law is making...

Albany State Professor Florence Lyons Recognized As “One-Woman Career Launchpad”

Lyons calls her efforts the FAB Initiative — for Find, Assist, Believe. Don’t look for pricey FAB stationery, though. Lyons is the initiative. The speech and theater professor...

FAMU Names Johnnie L. Early II New Dean Of College Of Pharmacy And Pharmaceutical...

Florida A&M University (FAMU) announces the appointment of Johnnie L. Early II, Ph.D., as dean of the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (COPPS). His appointment is effective October...

Delaware State Signs Accord With University In China

Delaware State University has expanded the possibilities of its Chinese partnership portfolio with the signing of a new agreement with Dezhou University. DSU Provost Tony Allen recently formalized...

Grambling’s Bring it Home 2018 Kicks Off with $218,000 in Raised

This July, Grambling State University’s Bring it Home kicked off with a number of major donations from alumni, staff, and corporate donors raising $218,000 in one month. “It’s...

Norfolk State On the Hunt for a New President

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...

Bethune Nursing Instructor’s Dissertation Unveils Strategies to Address Drowning Among Blacks

Instructor Lorna Wilson successfully defended her dissertation on July 19, 2018, and has completed the requirements for her Ph.D. in nursing from Barry University. Her dissertation was titled, The...

Beyoncé’s Scholars Award Is Granted To These Eight HBCU Students

Some might remember back in April Beyoncé announced the Homecoming Scholars Award for the 2018 – 2019 academic school year. A scholarship fund of $200k would be...

FAMU Leadership Meets with Federal Officials to Discuss Center of Excellence

Florida A&M University (FAMU) has been diligently meeting with the private sector, federal officials and key legislative staff over the last several months to discuss the establishment...

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