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Skip Gates Jr. Gives Spelman College Largest Donation of Books Ever Made to an...

Spelman College has received the largest single donation of books given to any historically Black college or university on record. Henry Louis "Skip" Gates Jr., Ph.D., the Alphonse...

Benedict College to Eliminate Seven Majors in Latest Big Change at College

Benedict College will phase out majors in history, mathematics and several other fields in an effort to cut down on “unproductive” disciplines in which students don’t seem...

UNCF HBCU Innovation Summit Application 2018

All expenses are paid! Travel costs including flight, lodging, and food all covered by UNCF (United Negro College Fund) Dates: October 10-13, 2018 Conference Hotel Address: 1800 Old Bayshore Hwy, Burlingame, CA...

Racism Is Why Black Colleges Have To Pay More For Loans Than Other Schools

It’s expensive to be poor. And few places in higher education feel that more acutely than historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), where endowments are typically smaller and enrollments have...

A 12-Year-Old, Benjamin Coverdale, Taking College Classes At Central State University

WILBERFORCE — She didn’t believe him. He was having lunch the other day at the Student Center on the Central State University campus when he said a woman who...

Virginia State Alum Wale Travels Through History With His Queen In ‘Black Bonnie’ Video:...

Wale works a Bonnie-and-Clyde narrative into his progressive black love storyline in “Black Bonnie.” The Yasha Gruben-directed clip starts with a simple statement -- “Beside every good...

NBA Legend Isiah Thomas Partners With Florida Memorial University On ‘Lift Ev’ry Voice’ Initiative

Former NBA player Isiah Thomas will partner with Miami Gardens' Florida Memorial University to encourage athletes, entertainers and other success stories to support Historically Black Colleges and...

Dr. Roslyn Clark Artis: ‘We Are Grateful And Proud Of Our Generous BC Tigers...

Benedict College last month announced a record breaking year in fundraising, exceeding its overall annual philanthropic goal by 32 percent, increasing alumni gifts by 18 percent and...

AAMU Business Dean To Head Economic Development Post

Huntsville, Ala. -- Alabama A&M University has named its business college dean to direct ambitious economic development endeavors for the 143-year-old institution. Dr. Delmonize “Del” Smith, current dean...

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...

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...

Tuskegee University Among The Princeton Review’s 2019 ‘Best Colleges’

Tuskegee University is among the nation’s best universities for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company included Tuskegee in the 2019 edition of...

$3 Million Gift To Fisk University Makes Largest Gift In School History

Nashville, Tenn., August 20, 2018 – Fisk University is excited to announce a $3 million gift from Dallas Businessman and Philanthropist Roland G. Parrish, one of the largest gifts...

4 Bethune-Cookman Board Of Trustee Members Resign

Four members of the Bethune-Cookman University’s board of trustees resigned this week — and more could follow — amid an ongoing financial crisis that’s prompted calls for...

TSU Offering “Fast Track To Graduation” Classes As Flexible Alternative To Traditional Semester

HOUSTON (August 16, 2018) – Texas Southern University (TSU) students who need a more flexible schedule for the upcoming fall semester have a flexible alternative to consider...

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Celebrates The Life Of Member Aretha Franklin

WASHINGTON, DC - Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. joins with the family and loved ones of Aretha Franklin in grieving the loss of this music giant. We...

A Group Of More Than 25 Dental Students Traveled To Provide Essential Dental Care...

A group of more than 25 dental students traveled to provide essential dental care to residents on the island of Jamaica, according to a post on Howard...

St. Augustine’s Just Clapped Back At ‘Misleading’ HBCU Newsletter That Predicts University’s Closure

Stating that historically black St. Augustine's is alive and well, school president Everett Ward speaks head-on against an article posted online this week by HBCU Digest with a...

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