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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...

Alcorn Students Gain Valuable Professional Reporting Exposure During NABJ Conference In Alabama

The National Association of Black Journalist held its annual conference over the weekend of April 5 - April 7. Representing Alcorn State University were Mass...

Take-Aways from Edcamp Tampa Bay 2017

Take-Aways from Edcamp Tampa Bay 2017 William Jackson, EdCamp Participant, Organizer and Advocate #MyQuestToTeach #EdCampDuval in 2018 EdCamps are wonderful opportunities for educators of all backgrounds, years of experience and even...

Tuskegee Athletics Donates Shirts To Hurricane Harvey Victims

The Tuskegee University men’s and women’s basketball teams have joined college basketball coaches across the country to help support victims from the devastating floods of Hurricane Harvey...

The Root: ‘Report Finds Some HBCUs Graduating Less Than 1 Out Of 5 Freshmen...

The Root recently reported an alarming finding about HBCUs in an article, after coming across a new report by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that shows that at 20...

New Center for Entrepreneurship at Wilberforce University

WILBERFORCE UNIVERSITY OPENS NEW CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP, SOCIAL GOOD AND TRANSFORMATIVE LEADERSHIP  Early this month Wilberforce University—the historically black college in Ohio named for the renowned 18th-century English...

HBCU Settlement Pending, But Its Not Enough

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Historically Black colleges and universities in Maryland would receive up to $56.9 million annually under legislation, sponsors say, that would restore years of...

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...

New Members Of TMCF Board Of Directors Include Top Fortune 500 Executives From Wal-Mart...

WASHINGTON: Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) Board Chairman, Jim Clifton, announced the appointment of Phyllis P. Harris, senior vice president and general counsel of Legal Operations at...

Texas Southern Student, Tarsha Jackson On Journey For Criminal Justice Reform

On a blistering hot late summer day at a state prison in rural Rosharon, Marquieth Jackson sits behind security glass. His muscular arms poke out from a...

Howard University Sit-in Stretches On As Students Keep Up Demands

Students at Howard University, a historically black university in Washington, D.C., are entering the fourth day of their sit-in as they negotiate their demands with the university...

FAMU Grad Student Receives Honor from Department of Defense

FAMU graduate student Faheem Muhammed has been awarded the 2017 Department of Defense SMART (Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation) Fellowship, one of only two hundred nationwide...

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...

Harvey Successfully Launches Book At Prestigious Beijing Book Fair

HAMPTON, Va. (Jan. 12, 2018) — Dr. William R. Harvey, Hampton University President, successfully launched his latest work “The Principles of Leadership” in China via video chat...

Funding Surges Over $64 Million for N.C. A&T Research, Second Consecutive Record Year

EAST GREENSBORO, N.C. (August 1, 2018) – Faculty researchers at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University earned $64.26 million in contracts and grants in 2017-18, an...

Hampton University To Mark 150 Years Since Founding 40th Anniversary Of President Dr. William...

HAMPTON, Va. – Hampton University, a dynamic, progressive institution of higher education and a leader among the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities has begun preparations for...

Bowie State Continues EPA Partnership To Boost Student Careers In The Federal Government

Bowie State University President Aminta H. Breaux joined U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator Cosmo Servidio today to sign a five-year agreement to extend and...

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...

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