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Spelman College Becomes Latest HBCU To Cancel Student Debts

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Spelman College is offering an unprecedented 14% off tuition for upcoming tuition, among other perks for students! Get the full story on all Spelman...

Grambling State University Approves Salary Increases For Faculty And Staff

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Grambling State University made its faculty and staff a priority this month and approved a salary increase that's helpful during the pandemic. Learn more...

Clark Atlanta University Cancels Student Balances For Spring 2020 – Summer 2021

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Clark Atlanta University is yet the latest HBCU to erase student debt! Yet this time around, things are just a little different. Many schools...

Coppin State University Clears Over $1 Million In Student Debt

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Coppin State University is the latest in a long line of HBCUs like Wilberforce University and Fayetteville State University that has cleared student debts....

South Carolina State University Clears Nearly $10 Million In Student Debt

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South Carolina State University is yet another HBCU to use CARES Act funds to wipe the debts of its HBCU students. Get the full...

Lane College To Save Roughly $11 Million After Energy Upgrades

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With fundraising often being a major hurdle for HBCUs, any money that can be saved is valuable. Lane College in Tennessee has now taken...

Kentucky State University President M. Christopher Brown II Abruptly Resigns

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Today Kentucky State University's President M. Christopher Brown II suddenly resigned from his position amid formal inquiries into the university's finances. Unfortunately, this is Brown's...

Virginia State University Is The Latest HBCU To Clear Student Fee Balances

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Virginia State University has joined Virginia Union University and several other HBCUs that have agreed to waive student fees for students amid the COVID-19...

Hampton Alumna Kadidja Dosso Receives $250K Grand Prize From Pharrell’s Nonprofit

A Hampton University alumna is rejoicing after receiving the grand prize of artist Pharrell Williams' program for minority entrepreneurs. Kadidja Dosso plans to use...

Charles R. Drew University Receives $50 Million Grant For New Medical Degree Program

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Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science is seeking to increase the amount of minority doctors after receiving $50 million in state funds...

Kentucky State To Hold Special Meeting Amid Inquiries Into Finances

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Kentucky State University will be holding a special meeting to strategize about finances after several accusations and lawsuits. Learn more about what will be...

FAMU Announces Alumna W. Rebecca Brown As Interim CFO & VP Of Finance

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Florida A&M University has found its leader in financial affairs in W. Rebecca Brown! Recently, the university experienced a resignation in the position, but...

Winston-Salem State To Cover Student Textbook Fees This Fall

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Semester after semester, the college classes requiring textbooks can amount to a very costly bill for young students who are often strapped for cash....

Livingstone College Will Forgive Debts Of Returning Students

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Livingstone College is among several HCBUs like Wilberforce College and more that have used substantial funds to forgive student debt! Get the full story...

PVAMU To Establish Engineering Scholar Programs After Receiving $240K Grant

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Prairie View A&M University is set to receive an engineering scholarship after receiving over $200,000 from an engineering firm! Learn about the donor and...

HBCU Presidents Weigh In On MacKenzie Scott’s Donations Months After She Donated Millions

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HBCU presidents are weighing in about the unprecedented donations from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott months after her she donated millions to dozens of HBCUs. Read...

Central State University Extension Receives 3-Year, $250K Grant To Combat Food Deserts

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Food deserts not only deprive residents of proper nutrition, but they set poor eating habits for youth in the next generations as well. Now,...

Bill Unveiled to Establish Permanent Scholarship Programs at Select HBCUs

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Congressman David Scott and others are supporting a $100 million increase in funding for HBCUs! Get the full Essence story written by Donna M....