Howard University School of Business: The 21st Century Advantage Program.

Howard University prepares their freshmen classes like no other school in the nation. The School of Business has established a program that shapes their freshmen into well-rounded...

Support Black Business: $1 Million Campaign for Black Owned Businesses

A coalition of activists is aspiring to reclaim and rejuvenate black economic power. The “Million Dollar Black Spending Power” campaign wants all African-American consumers to spend $20...

Business Wire and Black PR Wire to host 2013 Minority Leadership Series

In recognition of Black History Month and in celebration of their continued partnership, Business Wire and Black PR Wire invite you to join us for our 2013 Minority...

The 10 HBCUs With The Best Retention Rates

Deciding whether to go to college can be difficult, stressing, and sometimes can be put on the back burner to find a peace of mind. Maybe taking a year...

Hampton University School of Nursing Receives 50,000 Scholarship Grant

Hampton, Va. – The Hampton University School of Nursing received a $50,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) New Careers in Nursing Scholarship (NCIN) Program....

Georgia D. Provost of Texas Southern University Says “Do the Math!”

Georgia D. Provost Says “Do the Math!” Georgia Doyle Provost says if 10,000 alumni and former students of Texas Southern University would donate just $10 per month for...

Benedict College Receives $3.4 Million In Federal Grants

Columbia, SC (WLTX) Benedict College has received two federal grants totaling $3.4 million over five-years from the US Department of Education. The five-year grant comes under the Department...

DSU Receives $2,000 Scholarship Donation from Bancroft Construction

The Bancroft Construction Company recently expressed its support for Delaware State University by donating $2,000 to go toward a scholarship for the 2011-2012 school year. Bancroft’s Greg Sawka,...

3 Funders HBCUs Should Know

(Inside Philanthropy) Giving to higher education hit an all-time high of nearly $34 billion in 2013, according to the Council for Aid to Education. Unfortunately, these new heights...

FVSU Marketing And Accounting Students Return From Istanbul

June 22, 2011- A nine-day trip overseas has three Fort Valley State University students shifting their view of the Middle East.  Marketing students Chaslyn Hawkins, Maketa El...

HBCU Grad Named President of Peoples Energy

Special to the NNPA from The Florida Sentinel Wisconsin Energy’s (WE) purchase of Integrys was approved and has moved the power company beyond the state’s border. The deal...

Former Aggie Is A Forbes List Successful Entrepreneur And Pioneer For Change

Olatorera Oniru is the 29 year old founder and CEO of Dressmeoutlet.com, an online African inspired fashion retailer. The business itself is under one year old and has...

First Ever HBCU Hackathon Tour

Participating in a hackathon is a magical thing. It doesn’t matter if you’re a programmer, designer, marketer, or the person with all the ideas, everybody involved is...

Grambling State University 2012 Budget Cuts

Grambling State University, along with other public higher education institutions, was notified that Governor Bobby Jindal had imposed a Mid-Year budget cut. Governor Jindal had delivered the...

Here’s 5 Life Insurance Wealth-Building Strategies That Black Families Can Use

Unfortunately, most people think of death when they think about life insurance. And few want to think or talk about dying. As...

UNCF-Member HBCUs Help To Improve Student Loan Default Rates

UNCF-member historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) made significant progress in reducing student loan defaults rates, according to FY 2013 Cohort Default Rate data released last week. Two-thirds of the...

NOAA Awards FAMU $15 Million to Train a New Generation of Scientists

President Ammons announces that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration awarded FAMU an education and research grant totaling $15 million.  This is the largest single grant awarded...

CSU President Jackson-Hammond Garners $2M in Federal Funding for STEAM Initiatives

Central State University Newsroom Central State University President Dr. Cynthia Jackson-Hammond has secured $2M in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service to support the...

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