EdCamp – An Opportunity for HBCUs to Participate and Contribute

The exposure to the collaboration with educators with years of experience is important for new educators and pre-service educators that attend HBCUs choosing a career in education....

HBCUs Must Inspire The Next Generation Of Bloggers

The growth of blogging has transformed beyond the basics of text, there is now video blogging, micro blogging, podcasting and a host of other platforms and tools...

What You Need To Know Before Launching A Home-Based Business

According to Small Biz Trends, 69% of entrepreneurs launch their businesses from home. Starting a home-based business can be exciting and lucrative. However, study all aspects of your company...

How To Calculate A College Spending Plan That Won’t Hurt Your Pockets

Like many financial journalists I know, it moves me deeply to see the ways in which America’s more than $1 trillion in student loan debt is impacting...

Mom’s House or Flophouse? Where to Live After College

The Root The thing I, as a shorty, looked forward to the most about transitioning from jailbait-hood to manhood was the right to move out of my parents’...

5 Things You Need to Know Wednesday in the HBCU Community

1. A “reversal of a generations-long injustice” Central State University, the only public historically black college or university (HBCU) in the state of Ohio, recently achieved land-grant status—allowing...

Here’s 6 Things To Know Before Launching A Small Business

Many people dream of owning a small business. Owning a company is ideal for people who are naturally creative, are...

What Rich People Do That Poor People Don’t

One of the things that I am all too familiar with since attending a historically black college or university (HBCU) is what you do today matters! From...

Trying To Decide Between A Black College Or A Predominately White Institution

This year Black students going into the 12th grade across the country will be deciding on which college to attend. A lot of important factors play into...

How To Build Your Own HBCU Brand From Scratch

In today's society HBCU students cannot allow others to Brand them or label them. There are billions of people on the planet, each person from conception to...

Here’s 10 Ways to Get Ready for Your Freshman Year of College

Use the summer before your freshman year to prepare for college this fall. Here are 10 ways to get ready for campus life. Take Care of Thank You Notes...

4 Ways Black People Are Affected by New Marijuana Policies

On Tuesday voters in Alaska voted to legalize recreational marijuana for adult use in the state. Alaska now joins Oregon and Washington, D.C. who also passed legislation Tuesday...

Morehouse Student Creates Video on Resume Writing Tips Using Beyoncé Lyrics

A Morehouse student has provided us the best resume building tips, but in an interesting way. Chris Sumlin, a student at Morehouse College in Atlanta, uploaded a resume...

Why It’s Never Too Late To Choose To Be Great

At times I tend to think I'm older than I actually am, allowing myself to drown in the woes of past mistakes and watching all my counterparts...

HBCU Freshman Bible: 5 Books You Need To Read To Learn About Black Fraternities...

One of the first things incoming students see when arriving on campus at an historically black college or university, or HBCU, is trees and benches painted with...

5 Fashion Tips for Spring 2015

With the new spring semester the weather is looking frightful! First you have to deal with harsh winters and then a hot spring right before summer break. Sometimes getting...

HBCU Students: Why You Need Your Own Side Hustle

First, let’s be clear on what a side hustle is: A “side hustle” is additional income that is separate from your paycheck. It’s not a part-time job, it...

Why This Senior Chose Social Work Major

“In high school, you’re not really focused on what’s coming up next," said Jackson State student Gwendolyn, a senior social work major. "As I got older, I got...

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