Apple Commits Over $50 Million to Diversity Efforts

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Fortune A flashy new smart watch isn’t all Apple has up its sleeve. The company is donating more than $50 million to organizations that aim to get more...

First African-American Managing Editor at The Washington Post

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Washington Post National editor Kevin Merida is ascending to the managing editor spot vacated last month by Liz Spayd, according to an announcement by the paper. With Merida's promotion, the Post is getting...

Bishop State College receives $25,000 grant from BP

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MOBILE, Alabama -- Bishop State Community College will upgrade math and science facilities with a $25,000 grant from BP PLC. Bishop State President James Lowe said the...

Federal HBCU Program to Help Fund UVI School of Medicine

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

Report: Blacks Acquire Most Student Loan Debt

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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...

President, patriarch, mentor and chief fundraiser Harvey’s Hampton University

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If it is true that Hampton University is a family, as many of its employees claim, then President William Harvey is the family patriarch. Entering his 34th year...

HBCU Grad Named President of Peoples Energy

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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...

CEO of Ingersoll Rand Addresses Howard University Business Students

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CEO of Ingersoll Rand Addresses Howard University Business Students “Lifelong learning requires what I call learning agility – or our ability to learn at the speed of change...

AT&T SUPPORTS TALLADEGA COLLEGE

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  Talladega, Alabama—Although charitable contributions to colleges and universities have dropped nationally, with gift giving down on an average of nearly 12%, AT&T Birmingham kept their commitment to...

In His State of the College Address, President Franklin Said His Goals Include Increasing...

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By ADD SEYMOUR JR. Over the next six years, President Robert M. Franklin ’75 wants to see two-thirds of graduates get advanced degrees, raise the overall graduation rate...

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

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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...

Retool Your HBCU: The Home Depot Provides Campus Improvement Program

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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 total $195,000 to...

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

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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 expert and has...

Verizon Makes Generous Scholarship Donation to UDC

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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.

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...

McDonald’s charity to sponsor UMES’ teen science camp

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The sixth annual “Reach for the Stars!” summer camp for teens will be held in 2012 at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, thanks to a generous...

Hampton University School of Nursing Receives 50,000 Scholarship Grant

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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....

FVSU Marketing And Accounting Students Return From Istanbul

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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...

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