A state known for drastic approaches to fiscal austerity has moved one step closer to making new investments in higher education for the upcoming fiscal year, and the state’s public and private HBCUs will benefit from the increases.
Alabama State University President Quinton Ross discusses the recent financial stability status upgrade from Standard & Poor’s, how HBCU communities can influence legislative agendas, and ASU’s support for Concordia College as it prepares to close its doors.
Last week, Concordia College of Alabama became the third HBCU in the last three years to close either temporarily or on a permanent basis. But the story of the college’s demise isn’t exclusively found in how many students it couldn’t enroll, how its programs weren’t aligned with Selma’s industrial needs, or how the few people outside of the southeast who even knew the college existed didn’t realize it was in trouble.
Tuskegee’s Clayton Yates discusses his historic $8.5 million grant to help black communities throughout Alabama reverse disparate impact of intractable diseases.
Tuskegee University professor and researcher Clayton Yates has received an $8.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study disease disparities in African American communities, and developing programming to help stem their impact.
Tuskegee University alumna Dr. Carmel Martin-Fairey talks about her journey in STEM, how HBCUs cultivate science and tech expertise, and how personal grit determines success in competitive fields.
Connell Maynor was today announced as the new head football coach at Alabama A&M University, bringing a larger-than-life personality and high-octane offense to the Southwestern Athletic Conference.
While Alabama voters produced a stunning upset in this week’s election, the path to the historic democratic victory in the state’s special election for a US Senate seat may have left several historically black colleges behind in the effort to encourage voter turnout.
Alabama State University and the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced that the interim tag will be removed from Donald Hill-Eley Thursday afternoon, and he will become the 29th head coach in school history.
AL.com profiles the growing importance of the African American voting block in Alabama’s Senate race, pitting Democrat Doug Jones against Republican Roy Moore in a contest filled with controversy, high political stakes and racial allegiances.
Marking their transition to the clinical phase of the veterinary medical curriculum, Tuskegee University’s College of Veterinary Medicine presented the 54 students comprising its Class of 2019 with their “white coats” on Monday, Nov.
Alabama State University celebrated its 150-year history and heritage today, Nov. 21, when it hosted descendants of its founding fathers at ASU’s Ralph D. Abernathy College of Education Auditorium.
Two of the three women who successfully sued Alabama State University and its former chief operating officer John Knight in 2010 have written a letter to the Alabama Democratic Party.