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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...

Bowie State Named ‘Safest College Campus’ in Maryland

What's the safest college campus in Maryland? According to one study, it's Bowie State University. Security system ADT has announced the safest college campus - for those...

Morehouse College Reaffirms Dedication, Will Admit Transgender Male Students In 2020

Historically black, Morehouse College, all-men's school in Atlanta, will begin admitting transgender students who identify as men in 2020, The new policy, known as the Gender...

Reverend Alfred C. Sharpton Jr. To Deliver Fisk Commencement

Nashville, Tenn., April 12, 2019–Civil rights activist Reverend Alfred C. Sharpton Jr., will deliver the 2019 keynote address during the 145thcommencement exercise for Fisk University. Graduation...

Howard Student Nick Cannon Vows To Finish Nipsey Hussle’s Dr. Sebi Documentary

Howard University student, Nick Cannon has plans to carry the torch by offering to help finish Dr. Sebi documentary that...

Hampton Alumnus Dr. Henry Kyle Ranger Opens New Pharmacy in Virginia

HAMPTON, Va. (March 11, 2019) --- Dr. Henry Kyle Ranger, Hampton University graduate, class of 2011, has officially opened his own...

UNCF Delivers The First Ever State of the HBCUs Address

Institutional leaders, elected officials, advocates and other supporters of the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) were in attendance Tuesday for the United Negro...

Morehouse Students Sweep Quicken Loans Marketing and Sales Competition

Students from Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Spelman College, and Tuskegee University were invited to participate in the sales competition to promote Rocket Mortgage by...

Bennett College Accreditation Restored, Plans to Sue Accreditation Board

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Bennett College announced that its accreditation was restored earlier in the day by a federal judge in Atlanta. The...

Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos Donates Portion of Salary to HBCUs

Betsy DeVos the U.S. Education Secretary just made an annual donation of her nearly $200,000 salary to four nonprofits. A portion of that annual gift...

The Harvey’s Donate Additional $553,000 for Faculty and Staff; Hampton University Gifts Total $4.2...

HAMPTON, Va. (July 3, 2018) — Dr. and Mrs. William R. Harvey are donating an unexpected and unprecedented gift of $553,000 to their "Home by the...

Spelman Alumna, Ouleye Warnock Works to Develop a Solution to Human Trafficking

Ouleye Ndoye Warnock, C'2007, is a pioneer. As the inaugural senior human trafficking fellow for the City of Atlanta, she was recently featured in the...

FAMU Partners With Ross University To Increase Physician Diversity

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - With the goal of driving diversity among U.S. doctors, FAMU and Ross University School of Medicine have announced a new agreement to help...

This HBCU Will Soon Be Offering Free Tuition

Beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year, students who have graduated from secondary school in the U.S. Virgin Islands will have one less concern about their college careers:...

Morgan State Awarded $1.6 Million Base 11 Grant

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — The nonprofit Base 11 today announced that Morgan State University is the winner of a three-year, $1.6 million Aerospace Workforce and Leadership Development Grant, which...

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