Obama To Appeal To Public On Fiscal Cliff

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By Ken Thomas, The Associate Press WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to make a public case this week for his strategy for dealing with the looming fiscal...

$1.4 million in grant money under federal investigation at Alabama A&M

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A dispute over the administration of a multi-million dollar grant by Alabama A&M University is under investigation by a federal agency. The dispute centers around $1.4 million that...

Moody’s cuts credit rating for Cheyney and other PA colleges

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Moody's Investors Service has cut the credit rating on $1.5 billion borrowed by West Chester University, Cheyney University, and the 12 other Pennsylvania State System of Higher...

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...

HBCUs’ success hinges on financial aid

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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 major issue deserving...

Fort Valley State announces layoffs

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Fort Valley State University’s cost-cutting measures will mean about 100 mostly temporary and part-time employees will lose their jobs. After getting approval of its plan from the Board...

Regions launching partnership with HBCUs

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Regions Financial Corp. will partner with Alabama A&M University, Alabama State University and four other historically black colleges and universities on a wide-ranging program beginning this fall. The...

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff System Cancels QualChoice’s Contract

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The University of Arkansas System said Monday that it will cancel the contract under which QualChoice handles third-party administrator duties for its employee health plan, even though...

College ‘shopping sheet’ aims to make comparing costs easier at Florida Memorial

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When excited students tear into college acceptance packets next spring, many will find something new inside: information that tries to make it easier to understand the costs. The...

DTC makes turnaround in finances, enrollment

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Denmark Technical College suffered through a difficult time from 2007 until 2010, with three individuals acting as president. But it has seen significant growth since Dr. Joann Boyd-Scotland...

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...

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...

Top 10 College Graduate Debt List Includes Clark Atlanta, Johnson C. Smith, Bennett, &...

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The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes of providing students and parents a...

Zimbabwean-born businessman commits $6.4 million to send African students to Morehouse College

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For 17-year-old Abel Gumbo, things couldn’t be better. Only a few months ago he was among more than a thousand students at a high school in the Zimbabwean...

SC State Budget Cuts

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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 Finance Eric Eaton...

Morgan State taps lender to aid small businesses

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A new partnership between Morgan State University and a nonprofit lender aims to help small businesses get the loans they need to grow. ECDC Enterprise Development Group, a...

DSU partnership kicks off statewide tour to support small business

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Private businesses, Delaware State University and The City of Milford has formed a ground-breaking alliance and formed First State Moves the Nation, a small business accelerator that...

PVAMU Business Students Compete in NABA Competition

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Four students from Prairie View A&M University are enjoying their summer sharpening their skills, engaging in entertaining social activities, and networking with several recruiting partners from Fortune...

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