Videos from the 2014 SWAC Media Day held last week in Birmingham, Ala. Alabama State and Southern were picked as the preseason division champions. Continue reading
The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference today announced a unanimous vote from its council of presidents to move the conference football championship to Montgomery, Ala. The deal will seal a place for one of the nation’s most popular NCAA Division II football conferences and its annual title game in the Cramton Bowl through 2017.
I recently talked with Cheyney University National Alumni Association President Junious Stanton on Blake Radio about the HBCU Digest, National HBCU Media Week, and the impact of HBCUs on American culture. Interview begins at 10:00 minute mark.
Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson was installed this week as the international president of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated. Wilson, a graduate of Benedict College and Clark Atlanta University, will lead the world’s oldest Greek-lettered organization founded by Black women with more than 260,000 members in chapters around the world. Continue reading
Months after taking the Tuskegee University men’s basketball team to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Division II men’s basketball tournament, head coach Leon Douglas resigned last week from the university.
South Carolina State University is back in the news, this time for alleged misappropriation of state funds to make a bonus payment to university president Thomas Elzey.
Representatives from the City of Jackson, Ms. and Jackson State University held a press conference last month to announce a partnership to develop a master plan for the state’s one-percent sales tax revenue initiative. The city and institution will work together to outline infrastructure improvements and entrepreneurial development in the city.