This Spelman Alum Is Making Her Mark As A Top Small Business Owner

A Spelman grad is making her mark as one of the top UNIGLOBE Travel International franchise owners. The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Columbus District Office has...

Shaw University Receives $25,000 Grant From Wells Fargo

RALEIGH, N.C. (April 18, 2016) – Wells Fargo Bank joins Shaw University’s growing list of corporate partnerships that are in alignment with the university’s bold, transformational journey....

Howard University Named A Top School For Media Professionals By LinkedIn

Howard University is rank No. 4 on LinkedIn’s “Best Undergraduate universities for Media Professionals” in the country. The black college is one of the best schools for...

Ohio’s Only Public HBCU Just Got Even More Affordable

Deciding to go to college is one of the most exciting and life-changing decisions you’ll make in your lifetime. It can also be nerve-racking—the hefty price of...

Top 15 Historically Black Colleges And Universities (HBCUs)

A new study reveals the top historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) that give you the biggest bang for your buck. On Monday, Essence magazine and Money magazine released a...

Protective Styling For Natural Hair is Big Business

Today, a large portion of everyday women can be seen with protective styles—and for many women it's a way to achieve versatility without damaging their real hair. The...

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...

Dillard’s Marc A. Barnes Named “Outstanding Professional Fundraiser of the Year”

(NEW ORLEANS) – The Greater New Orleans Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) named Marc A. Barnes, vice president of advancement for Dillard University, the ...

Shaw University Partners with Zipcar

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Students, faculty and staff at Shaw University will not have access to affordable transportation a as the school announced it has a new...

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...

Report: Blacks Acquire Most Student Loan Debt

NewsOne African-American students are paying a big price when it comes to achieving higher education; according to a new report, Blacks acquire the most student loan debt. The National Center for Education...

Is Heavy College Debt Burden Still Worth It?

In recent years, college attendance costs have dramatically risen, wages have declined and college graduates have struggled to find jobs. Despite the seemingly bleak outlook, the value of...

A Must-Have App For All Hamptonians

Launched back in 2014, the myHamptonU App is 'a must-have' for incoming freshmen students and transfers arriving at historically black Hampton University later this fall, and also for...

PVAMU Department of Athletics Debuts The Athletic Director’s Club

PVAMU Sports Information The Prairie View A&M Department of Athletics is proud to announce the formation of the Athletic Director's Club.  The club is the official fundraising arm...

CSU Trustee Named One of 2015 Most Influential Black Lawyers

Congratulations to Central State University Trustee Mark Hatcher, who has been named one of Savoy Magazine's 2015 Most Influential Black Lawyers. Hatcher is a partner with the...

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...

University of Baltimore Offer Law School Program to State’s HBCUs

The University of Baltimore has launched a program to groom students from Maryland’s historically Black colleges and universities for law school. None of the state’s HBCUs—Bowie State University,...

Top 30 Under 30 Brittney S. Carter Wins Award For ‘Charity Efforts’ In The...

“Showcase your talents for the world to see and help others on the same journey that you struggled to overcome.” When you begin to change your perspective, the...

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