For-Profit Colleges: Good for Black Students?

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While black students are between 10 and 13 percent of the students at two- and four-year public colleges, they're 22 percent of for-profit colleges. What's going on? Here's...

A Must-Have App For All Hamptonians

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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...

NSU Foundation Receives $45,000 Grant from Hampton Roads Community Foundation

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The E.K. Sloane Fund of the Hampton Roads Community Foundation has awarded the Norfolk State University Foundation, Inc. a $45,000 grant to purchase a Yamaha C7 piano...

Black Colleges Receive $228M In Grants From U.S. Government

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The Education Department is awarding $228 million in grants to historically black colleges and universities. The five-year grants will go to schools in 19 states plus the District...

Howard University: Small Business Development Center

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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 is their Development...

President Obama Said To Be Critical of HBCUs During CBC Meeting

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“These are difficult times for our institutions, our students and their families – even more difficult than when we first began this journey together in 2009.”  — Hampton University...

Fayetteville State University Ranks 143 among Top U.S. Business Schools in SSRN Research Ranking

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The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) lists the School of Business and Economics at Fayetteville State University at 143 among its ranking of top U.S. Business Schools. SSRN...

Spelman College Announces Honorees and Speakers for 2015 Women of Color Conference

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ATLANTA (April 15, 2015) —Dynamic women visionaries who are leading in the field of technology will be honored at the 11th Annual Spelman College Leadership and Women...

Shaw University Partners with Zipcar

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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...

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

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  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 $500,000 commitment to...

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

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(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 ...

Bill Cosby encourages Miles College graduates to start businesses

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Philanthropist and comedian Bill Cosby today urged graduates of Miles College to make their own business opportunities as they prepare to enter a workforce that has been negatively impacted by the economy.NEW

HBCU Power Rankings

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This is the first I’ve seen/read of this, but Boxtorow has just released its latest HBCU Power Rankings. It’s the third week of such rankings, so I...

Surpassing $100 Million, The Campaign for Spelman College Nears Goal

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 Thanks to the commitment and generosity of donors to Spelman, the College has passed the $100 million mark in The Campaign for Spelman College and is off...

Jackson State President Meyers issues challenge to university, donates $10,000 to JSU

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  Jackson State University President Carolyn W. Meyers prepped the university faculty and staff for the fall 2011 semester with a state of the university report and a...

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

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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...

FBI Struggles to Hire Black Agents

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FBI Director James Comey’s pointed critique of law enforcement’s rocky dealings with African American communities indirectly called attention to an uncomfortable fact: the percentage of black FBI...

First Female, African-American CEO of Sam’s Club Retail Chain – Spelman’s Rosalind Brewer

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REUTERS - Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) on Friday named Rosalind Brewer president and chief executive of its Sam's Club warehouse retail chain, marking the first time that...

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