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South Carolina State Engineering Tech Major & Athlete Graduates With Perfect Grade Point Average

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What do 4.0 and 7 feet have in common? The answer is Dallas James, a South Carolina State University engineering technology student graduating with a perfect...

Florida A&M University Places $237 Million Donation ‘On Hold’ Amid Public Scrutiny

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Florida A&M University has decided to "put on hold" a donation of $237 million from a Texas hemp farming executive. The decision was made after...

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Not Like Us’ Gives All The HBCU Vibes

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Last week's hip-hop beef between rappers Drake and Kendrick Lamar is still fresh on everyone's mind. While the feud may have ended for the...

North Carolina ‘Divine 9’ Black Fraternities & Sororities Push For HBCU State Funding

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RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina Black Alliance's "Divine 9" fraternities and sororities had the opportunity to express their concerns to state lawmakers on Wednesday. Divine...

Two Men Charged In Death Of Woman Killed On Delaware State University Campus

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The Dover Police Department in Delaware announced that two men have been arrested for allegedly killing an 18-year-old woman who was shot in the...

Four HBCUs Receive Over $3 Million In Grants & Gifts

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Here are this week’s grants and gifts to historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Alabama A&M University --- $1 Million The National Science Foundation @NSF has awarded Alabama...

Florida A&M University’s $237 Million Donation Faces Scrutiny And Calls For Transparency

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Last Saturday, a pioneering farming organization, The Issac Batterson 7th Family Trust, and their CEO, Gregory Gerami, made a monumental contribution to Florida A&M’s resources. The organization gifted a...

Ruth Ray Jackson Named 17th President Of Langston University

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Ruth Ray Jackson has recently been appointed as the seventeenth president of Langston University, which is a historically Black university located in Oklahoma. She has...

Paul Quinn College Gifted Roundtrip Airline Tickets At 2024 Commencement

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The Paul Quinn College Class of 2024 was in for a treat on May 4, as they were informed that they would be receiving...

VP Kamala Harris Surprises North Carolina Central University Graduates During 2024 Commencement

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It's HBCU graduation season and Vice President Kamala Harris is joining in to celebrate the graduates. Kamala Harris, an HBCU graduate from Howard University,...

Channing Crowder Still Doesn’t Want To Send His Kids To An HBCU

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During a recent Rolling Out interview, podcast personality, comedian, and former NFL player Channing Crowder doubled down on why he doesn't want to send...

Pensole Lewis College In Detroit Partners With Nike To Empower HBCU Students Nationwide

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Pensole Lewis College (PLC) Detroit continues to raise the bar.  The only design-focused Historically Black College and University (HBCU), has partnered with global sportswear leader Nike...

Alabama A&M University Receives $1.2 Million During 2024 Commencement

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Alabama A&M University received a huge gift from a well-known alumnus during its undergraduate commencement ceremony on Friday evening. AAMU announced the generous gift from...

Florida A&M University Receives Historic $237 Million Donation

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On Saturday, a pioneering farming organization, The Issac Batterson 7th Family Trust, and their CEO, Gregory Gerami, made a monumental contribution to Florida A&M’s...

North Carolina A&T CIHDER Director Angelo Moore Receives American Cancer Society DEI Award

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EAST GREENSBORO, N.C. (May 2, 2024) – North Carolina A&T State University Center of Excellence for Integrative Health Disparities and Equity Research (CIHDER)  Executive Director Angelo...

Two HBCUs Ranked ‘Prettiest Colleges’ In America

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Universities are known for their impressive collections of buildings and architectural beauty. However, only a few can be regarded as the most gorgeous college...

Five HBCUs Receive Nearly $10 Million In Grants & Gifts

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Here are this week’s grants and gifts to historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Tuskegee University --- $6.7 Million United States Senator Katie Britt has announced a $6.7...

Alabama A&M University Plans To Purchase Birmingham-Southern College For New HBCU Campus

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Alabama A&M University plans to extend an offer to purchase the campus of Birmingham-Southern College and operate it as the Birmingham branch of the...