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Winston-Salem State Nursing Graduate Moves To NYC To Join The Battle Against COVID19

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A nurse who graduated from Winston Salem State University is packing up her bags and preparing to move to New York....

Morehouse Announces Protective Measures Against COVID-19

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Dear MSM Community: The spread of Coronavirus across the globe and in the United States is a growing public health concern. On the evening of...

Howard University Cancels Commencement And Locks Down Campus For Remainder Of Spring 2020 Semester

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Earlier today, Howard University's President, Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick—who is also an active and practicing medical doctor— made an announcement that we expect many...

Claflin Plans To Be First HBCU In State To Offer Nursing Graduate Degree

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Claflin University is planning this year to launch a graduate nursing program and a climate change focus for its graduate biotechnology program. The university also...

100% Pass Rate For FAMU School Of Nursing

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Congratulations are in order for the Rattlers of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU). The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce: the...

SCLC Founding Member And 3-Time HBCU Grad, Dr. D.O. Simpkins Dies At 94

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SHREVEPORT TIMES - C.O. Simpkins was a founding member of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1960 and worked with Dr. Martin Luther...

Morehouse School of Medicine Professor Discusses Unique Mental Health Risks

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WebMD shares: Gail Mattox, MD, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, has been working ...

Howard University Grad Taraji P. Henson Shares Her Personal Struggle With Depression And Anxiety

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HBCU Community, you may remember Taraji P. Henson launching the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation — named after her father whom Henson believes had bipolar...

WSSU Wins $100,000 Grant to Address Food Insecurity In Winston-Salem

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WA proposal developed by Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) students to address food insecurity has been awarded a $100,000 American Heart Association grant. The two-year grant is...

Congo Delegation Meets At Howard University On Sickle Cell Disease

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Washington, D.C. (March 5, 2019) – Howard University hosted a Republic of Congo delegation of health and higher education officials on Feb. 26. A key goal...

Lincoln University Goes Pink For LU Alumna Liz Morrow

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The dynamic of Lincoln University of Missouri shifted on December 10, 2017, when Liz Morrow shared on her social media that she had been...

FAMU Grad Dr. Martez Prince Is Black Owned Premier Pharmacy And Wellness Center CEO

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FAMU graduate Martez Prince's long-time dedication to educating and caring for patients paid off as he became the CEO of  African American owned and staffed growing...

Howard Alum Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Hospitalized

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A Howard University alum is recovering in the hospital after undergoing knee surgery. Rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs took to Instagram to update fans on his...

Howard University’s Dept. Of Pediatrics And Child Health Hosted Seventh International Conference On Stigma

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Howard University’s Department of Pediatrics and Child Health in collaboration with the School of Social Work hosted the seventh International Conference on Stigma on...

Former Paine College Student Works To Raise Awareness On HIV

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Gaston Toland is a 26-year-old male from Greensville, South Carolina who has been living with HIV for three years. He began his undergraduate studies...

HBCU Freshmen Bible: 5 Tips To Avoid The Freshmen 15

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We all know that HBCU students love to indulge on Fried Chicken Wednesdays, Soul Food Thursdays and Catfish Fridays. There’s nothing like a home cooked...

‘Give Before You Get’ Homelessness Initiative at Howard University Hospital

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WASHINGTON – Howard University Hospital participated in The Stafford Foundation’s 2015 “Give Before You Get” Volunteer Day on Dec. 12. The day was filled...

Morehouse Researchers Explore Common Stroke Drug & Black Women

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Fox 5 Every 40 seconds, someone in this country has a stroke.  African American women are the hardest hit when it comes to these deadly...