Retool Your HBCU: The Home Depot Provides Campus Improvement Program

The Home Depot announces the kick-off of its fourth annual Retool Your School Campus Improvement Grant Program. The 2013 Retool Your School Grants will...

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...

Morgan Completes Year One of $3.1 Million NIH Neuroscience Research Grant

In a 30-year career researching highly specialized areas of neuroscience, Morgan State University biology professor Gloria Hoffman, Ph.D. has gained international acclaim as an...

New crowdfunding website is brain child of Morehouse Alumni

As a Morehouse, Berkeley and Harvard-educated man, a world of opportunities has been available to Nathan Bennett Fleming. Instead of starting his career by...

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...

Howard University: Small Business Development Center

Howard University: Small Business Development Center One of many things that make Howard University’s School of Business stand out from the rest of the crowd...

SC State Budget Cuts

About 500 fewer students are attending South Carolina State University in Orangeburg this year, leaving the university facing a $5.5 million deficit. Vice President of...

Energy Mississippi, Inc., presents $50,000 JSU School of Engineering

  Entergy Mississippi, Inc., presents $50,000 JSU School of Engineering Energy Mississippi, Inc., presented Jackson State University with a $50,000 check on July 12 toward the company’s...

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...

Verizon Makes Generous Scholarship Donation to UDC

Dr. Allen Sessoms on Tuesday accepted a check for nearly $17,000 from the Verizon Foundation for the purpose of funding scholarships for deserving students.

Gov. Markell Announces His Proposed $10m Investment for Delaware State University Optics

Delaware Gov. Jack Markell used DSU as the site May 6 from which he announced his proposal to make significant investments in the three...

Mississippi church establishes $10,250 scholarship fund for JSU students

(JACKSON, Miss.) – Members of the New Freedom Family Ministries in Oxford, Miss., recently donated $10,250 to the Jackson State University Development Foundation to...

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...

HBCU Innovation in the Fast Lane

If someday you're eating your beloved peanuts and they don't spark an allergic reaction, think about innovation at an HBCU. Or if your vehicle,...

HBCUs’ success hinges on financial aid

Morgan State's president says lack of resources thwarts many African-American students Low graduation rates among African-Americans at Maryland's historically black colleges and universities present a...

Dominion grant supports with $50,000 to Virginia State School of Business digital textbook initiative

Dominion Resources has awarded Virginia State University $50,000 to expand a digital textbook pilot project aimed at reducing costs and increasing student retention. The...

Federal HBCU Program to Help Fund UVI School of Medicine

In a resolution passed at a special meeting on Friday evening, the University of the Virgin Islands board of trustees authorized the university to...

FAMU College of Law Receives $10,000 Gift from Wells Fargo Bank

Valerie Hendriex, vice president, Senior Community Development Officer at Wells Fargo (third from right), presented a $10,000 commemorative check to FAMU’s College of Law...