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Cheyney Alumnus, DC’s Longest Serving Local TV Host Jim Vance Dies

One of the first black major news anchors and Washington, DC's longest serving local TV host Jim Vance, dies aged 75, following a battle...

Tougaloo Alumnus And NAACP Prez Derrick Johnson Offers His Own Take On SOTU

Derrick Johnson offered his own take of President Donald Trump and the State of the Union last night. The Tougaloo College graduate and NAACP CEO...

Don’t Waste Our Time, Postpone the National HBCU Week Conference, Says Pretty Much Everyone 

Rep. Alma Adams, representing the 12th District of North Carolina, has joined the chorus calling on President Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to postpone the 2017 National HBCU Week Conference, planned for Sept. 17–19.

Vulcan Announces New Partnership In Support Of Historically Black Colleges And Universities

The Vulcan Materials Company Foundation today announced a new grant initiative to support select Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in key areas of the Southeastern United States that are...

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...

Tuskegee University President To Deliver Keynote Address at the Lincoln Memorial 100th Anniversary

The upcoming Lincoln Memorial's 100th Anniversary will have HBCU representation when Tuskegee University's president will lead the event. Read the story in the release...

Former Obama-Era AG Loretta Lynch To Keynote Tuskegee University Spring Graduation

Loretta Lynch, the nation’s first female African-American U.S. attorney general, will serve as Tuskegee University’s commencement speaker during its 134th Spring Commencement Exercises on...

JSU President Tells Freshmen, Transfer Students To Pick Friends Wisely, Dream Big

During New Student Convocation for the Class of 2022, JSU President William B. Bynum Jr. urged more than 600 freshmen and transfer students to...

Dillard President to Speak on a Higher Ed Reform Panel

For More Information, Contact: L. Kasimu Harris 504.816.4328 office 504.416.5519 mobile Lkharris@dillard.edu NEW ORLEANS—In October, Walter M. Kimbrough, president of Dillard University, will join a cadre of voices from...

FAMU Alumni Mic-Lo Releases Song About Undergrad Life

After graduating from a historically black college or university, it is very easy to miss the campus, living steps away from new lifelong friends,...

Norfolk State On the Hunt for a New President

The Board of Visitors (governing body) invites applications and nominations for the seventh President of Norfolk State University (NSU). The board seeks a dynamic,...

EWC Instructors Speak at WordCamp Jacksonville 2017

Emma Kent and William Jackson speakers at the 2017 / WordCamp Jacksonville in Jacksonville, Florida presented a different presentation that engaged those in attendance...

Education Department Forgives $322 Million In Loans to Help HBCUs Recover From Hurricanes

The U.S. Education Department is granting full forgiveness of $322 million in loans made to four historically black colleges and universities that suffered damage after...

Spelhouse Students Go On Hunger Strike for Better Meal Plans

A group of Spelman and Morehouse College students are on a hunger strike, in an attempt to change school policy and allow the donation...

Florida Recount Begins For Governor & Senate

The counting is over. Now, the recounting begins. More than three days after the polls closed in Florida, the secretary of state announced on Saturday...

Clark Atlanta Alumna, Atlanta Reporter, Amanda Davis Dies After Stroke

ATLANTA — Local television news anchor Amanda Davis died Wednesday after suffering a massive stroke on Tuesday. Davis, 62, died around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday after suffering a...

Man Accused of Killing Bowie State Student Indicted For Murder

The man accused of killing a Bowie State University student earlier this year has been indicted for his murder. Sean Urbanski, a 22-year-old white student...

WVSU Names Interim Dean for the College of Business and Social Sciences

Contact: Jack Bailey (304) 766-4109 Jbaile19@wvstateu.edu INSTITUTE, W.Va. – Deborah Williams has been named the Interim Dean of the College of Business and Social Sciences at West...