In April, Cheyney University was at the center of a controversial legislative outline for college mergers and closures of member schools within the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. But recent comments from the system’s chancellor suggest that the embattled HBCU may not be subject to consolidation plans.
A thriving community is defined by more than just fiscal success; rather, this type of rich community offers benefits, resources, and support that assists its citizens, helping them flourish and ultimately succeed. That said, community is one of the key components that exemplifies the HBCU experience. HBCU campuses do more than merely survive; they thrive, and not just alone.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc has raised $1 million dollars in support of historically black colleges and universities by way of a 24-hour giving campaign, the organization announced this week.
We discuss the recent US News & World Report rankings, and the latest HBCU to sign up with Nike.
Several HBCU and Hispanic Serving Institutions will serve as pipelines for Google’s emerging generation of minority computer scientists and engineers, thanks to an expansion of the successful ‘Howard West’ summer internship program.
As the annual White House Initiative on HBCUs annual conference kicked off in Washington D.C. this week, the gathering of HBCU presidents, executives, and Capitol Hill officials followed what may have been the year’s biggest example of collaboration between the federal government and the historically black college sector.
Virginia State University shows Big State love in the hours before a major hurricane.
Kentucky State University President M. Christopher Brown II discusses the school’s political and social realities, and the challenges and opportunities for the HBCU sector at large.
Today, we kickoff the 2018 National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Week Conference in Washington DC! This year’s theme is HBCU Competitiveness: Aligning Institutional Missions with America’s Priorities.
Over the next three days, the conference will convene friends – old and new – to discuss the important work of strengthening America’s HBCUs. We expect an at-capacity-crowd of more than 1100 attendees, including 70 HBCU presidents and chancellors, 150 students and others representing 100 institutions.
Alabama A&M University recently received a slate of sanctions from the NCAA on issues with athlete certification throughout several of its men’s teams. The penalties include scholarship losses, postseason bans, vacated wins, fines, and recruitment restrictions.
In Huntsville, media and community members see the penalties as a big deal and a potential death-blow for Bulldog athletics. But the AAMU community should consider a larger picture emerging around concepts of news, information, and truth.
Ignore all of it and support the school. Because Donald Trump supporters are running the country doing just that.