Synthia Saint James is America’s HBCU ‘Artist-in-Residence’

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What began as a special commissioned work of art for Bennett College President Rosalind Fuse-Hall has turned into a growing call for acclaimed visual artist Synthia Saint James to add her signature style to HBCU presidential inaugurations and institutional history.
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NCA&T’s Jelani Elom Headed to London Film School

Elom portrait_web_130x129North Carolina A&T State University alumnus and aspiring filmmaker Jelani Elom may have been rejected by several domestic film schools, but will soon begin his journey to Hollywood at one of the world’s most prestigious institutes of cinematic arts – the London Film School.
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WSSU Rehabilitation Counseling Program Awarded $2 Million in Grants

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Winston-Salem State University will expand regional research and professional development opportunities in rehabilitation counseling, thanks to more than $2 million in grants awarded by the U.S. Department of Education. The Department of Rehabilitation Counseling at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) has received two grants totally more than $2 million from the U.S. Department of Education.
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North Carolina A&T Takes Top Spot as Nation’s Largest HBCU

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With more than 10,700 students enrolled this fall, North Carolina A&T State University has taken the top spot as the nation’s largest HBCU by student enrollment.
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Saint Augustine’s Mourns Football Player Killed in Car Accident

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Saint Augustine’s University junior offensive lineman Matthew Mangram was killed this morning in a two-car accident near Darien, Ga., where he was home visiting his sick grandmother. From WRAL.com:
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Elwood Robinson Named Winston-Salem State Chancellor

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The UNC System Board of Governors this afternoon selected Elwood Robinson as Winston-Salem State University’s next chancellor. Dr. Robinson, a North Carolina native who was the founding dean of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences at North Carolina Central University, his alma mater.  [Read more...]

WATCH – Officers Injured in Incident at North Carolina Central

Police officers from North Carolina Central University and the City of Durham were injured last night in an incident on the NCCU campus, when an illegally parked driver sped away after being questioned by the officers.
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North Carolina Central Receives $897K to Fight Juvenile HIV Infection

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Researchers at North Carolina Central University’s Juvenile Justice Institute were recently awarded a three-year, $897,000 grant by the US Department of Health and Human Services to combat substance abuse and the spread of HIV among young adults.
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Stacey Franklin Jones Named Elizabeth City State Chancellor

Prominent engineer, educator and researcher Stacey Franklin Jones was today announced as the chancellor of Elizabeth City State University by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors. Dr. Jones, a Howard University alumna who has held managerial roles in the private sector and ranking faculty appointments at Benedict College and Bowie State University, will begin her tenure on Oct. 1.
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WATCH – CIAA Extension with Charlotte Brings Lower Ticket, Hotel Prices

Officials from the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association yesterday finalized a six-year extension with the City of Charlotte, and announced new benefits for attending fans and participating schools in the week-long event.
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