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Dr. Anthony Jenkins Named President Of Historically Black West Virginia State University

The West Virginia State University Board of Governors named Dr. Anthony L. Jenkins, a seasoned higher-education leader, and a United States Army veteran, as its 11th president today...

The HBCU President Who Refuses a Salary Talks With The Buzz

This story is a part of the series “Presidents Corner”. These posts are about the unique experiences, vision and leadership styles of each president at our nation’s 107...

Retired HBCU Presidents Start Search Firm for Black-College Leaders

How do you strengthen historically black colleges and universities? By strengthening the pipeline of administrators to run them. At least that’s the solution being taken up by...

Spelman College Joins Harvard Digital Business Course Consortium

Spelman college was added to the list as the only HBCU of 25 colleges and universities partnering with Harvard University School of Business HBX CORe CORe program. The HBX...

Norfolk teen, future Hampton Student 2015 $279,000 in Scholarships

Graduation was still years away when Marquis Hall's parents told him the facts of life: His choices after high school were to enlist in the military or...

Teens Benefit from Bowie State Senior’s Group Therapy Work RaShawnda Person Gets Hands-On in...

Name: RaShawnda Monique Person Age: 21 Hometown:Washington, DC Major/Concentration: Child and Adolescent Studies GPA: 3.448 When it comes to putting your knowledge to the test, RaShawnda Person, a 21-year-old senior graduating from...

North Carolina A&T Becomes First Official Winner Of Honda Battle Of The Bands

For the first time since the Honda Battle of the Bands competition was created, the crowd decided on an official winner via text message. The Blue and...

Howard University Named A Top School For Media Professionals By LinkedIn

Howard University is rank No. 4 on LinkedIn’s “Best Undergraduate universities for Media Professionals” in the country. The black college is one of the best schools for...

Meet Texas Southern University New President, Dr. Austin Lane

HOUSTON (May 16, 2016) – Dr. Austin A. Lane has been named by the Board of Regents as the sole finalist to become the 12th president of Texas...

NFL Partners With SWAC And MEAC To Create Job Opportunities

On Friday, the NFL announced a new partnership with two of the leading historically black college and universities (HBCUs) conferences, Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) and Mideastern Athletic...

Members From Cast of TV’s “A Different World” to Visit Norfolk State

For the first time ever, cast members from the 90’s hit television show, A Different World, will come together on a college campus for an intimate discussion...

Here’s What This Teen Did To Pay His Tuition In Full At Tennessee State

MEMPHIS — A teenage boy in Tennessee used hard work, planning and dedication to earn enough money to pay for college before he even starts. “I just stay...

Rival FCS Conferences MEAC And SWAC Will Once Again Kick Off College Football Postseason...

Last year, the first-ever Celebration Bowl, which showcases the heritage, legacy, pageantry and tradition of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), aired live on ABC—and it was...

New Student Union Coming To The Bethune-Cookman Campus

May 18, 2016 – Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) announces the approval for plans to build a new student life center.  The center will be a four-story, 110,000 sq...

Norfolk State Grad Jeneé Osterheldt Named Harvard Nieman Fellow

Jeneé Osterheldt, The Star’s lifestyle and culture columnist, has been accepted to the Nieman Foundation for Journalism program at Boston’s Harvard University. She is one of 24...

Oprah Winfrey Delivers Commencement Address At Historically Black Johnson C. Smith University Graduation

Oprah Winfrey delivered the commencement speech at historically black Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte on Sunday. Oprah told the 300 JCSU graduates collecting degrees and their...

Morehouse alum Jeh Johnson to be named Homeland Security Secretary

Morehouse man Jeh Johnson will be named the new Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, according to reports. Johnson, who served as the general counsel of the...

Ohio’s Only Public HBCU Just Got Even More Affordable

Deciding to go to college is one of the most exciting and life-changing decisions you’ll make in your lifetime. It can also be nerve-racking—the hefty price of...

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