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Historically Black Paul Quinn Gives College Admission Letter To Keke Palmer

Last week, Paul Quinn College and President Michael Sorrell surprised Keke Palmer with an acceptance letter to the school during her talk with Paul Quinn students on...

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...

Jackson State Makes HBCU History With NASA Partnership

Bynum said the partnership will aid in recruitment efforts because “a big part of this program is about getting a lot of internship opportunities for our students....

Dr. Daryush Ila Joins FSU as Associate Vice Chancellor for Research in Academic Affairs

Fayetteville State University is pleased to announce that Dr. Daryush Ila has joined the Division of Academic Affairs as the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research.  Dr. Ila...

Bakari Sellers Tells ECSU Students That They Help To Redefine America In Commencement Address

2016 is the year of big commencement speeches. Michelle Obama, Terrence J and many others have graced the stages of universities for their commencement addresses. Elizabeth city...

Bethune-Cookman President Offers Reward in Wake of Campus Shooting

A day after three students were shot and injured on the campus of Bethune-Cookman University, President Edison Jackson addressed the student body Tuesday morning and offered a...

5 Fayetteville State Students Awarded Scholarships by National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

The Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) Certificate program at Fayetteville State University (FSU) has awarded stipends to five students for fall 2014. The stipends are funded by the National...

Actor And Author Terrence “J” Jenkins To Deliver Dillard University 2016 Commencement Address

NEW ORLEANS – Dillard University holds its 80th Commencement on Saturday, May 7, at 8 a.m., on the historic Avenue of the Oaks.  The University will confer...

Morehouse College Receives $1M Donation From Charles Barkley

NBA legend Charles Barkley has some exciting news in the historically black college or university (HBCU) community. Barkely recently announced he will donate $1 million to historically black...

N.C. A&T’s Reginald Johnson wins Mr. HBCU pageant

Aggies flood social media timelines as Mr. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Reginald Johnson has claimed victory at the 2013 Mr. HBCU pageant. After showcasing his...

Diddy’s #ScootEBike Set To Be Bigger Than The Hoverboard?

The Howard product and entertainment mogul, Sean "Diddy" Combs, tweeted from his Twitter last night about a Bad Boys #ScootEBike. He says, "If it ain't a Skoot-E-Bike,...

Steve Harvey Partners With Alabama State And Turkey Day Classic

On Saturday, Alabama State President Gwendolyn Boyd announced at an evening press conference that Steve Harvey will partner with the school and the Turkey Day Classic, bringing about...

Leading Source of HBCU News, Launches HBCU Store

For Immediate Release HBCU Buzz, the leading source for news and commentary in the HBCU community, launched the HBCU Buzz Store on Sunday November 20, 2011. The HBCU...

Morehouse College Senior Honored As International Rhodes Scholar

Morehouse College student, Prince Abudu, has been selected to the 2016 International Rhodes Scholar class. Abudu is the fourth Morehouse student to be selected to the prestigious...

Spelman Alumna Named New Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Bank of America

A Spelman alum has been promoted to chief diversity and inclusion officer at Bank of America, taking over a position held by Geri Thomas, who is retiring...

KSU’s Wright Named to Black Women in Sport Foundation Advisory Board

The Black Women in Sport Foundation (BWSF) recently announced additions to its Board of Directors and Advisory Board, and Kentucky State University’s Sports Information Director, Danielle Wright,...

Virgin Islands Now Has Highest Alumni Giving Rate Among HBCUs

According to reports The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) now has the highest alumni contribution rate of any historically black college and university (HBCU) in the nation...

Magic Johnson, Tracy “T-Mac” McGrady, And 2Chainz To Build Awareness About The Country’s 107...

Lots of people in the historically Black college and university (HBCU) community often point out how celebrities, especially those who went and graduated HBCU, don’t give back...

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