Dr. Melanie McReynolds, a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Rabinowitz Lab Group at Princeton University, shares her journey from Alcorn State University to the Ivy League, and the moments and people who helped in shaping her career.
Claflin University Athletic Director Jerome Fitch breaks down the Panthers’ move to the CIAA, the ramifications it will have for student athletes and athletic corporate partnerships, and how it supports the university’s mission.
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.
Less than a year ago, Florida A&M University was boxed out of performance-based funding after posting third-to-last on several of the state’s metrics for institutional success. Nine months later, the state legislature threw more zeroes at its flagship historically black college, while its predominantly white neighbor came up aces in new capital funding.
There are certain HBCU campuses we easily identify as money-makers in the research and development fields. Florida A&M, Howard, Morehouse School of Medicine, North Carolina A&T, Alabama A&M, Jackson State, Delaware State, University of the Virgin Islands, Tennessee State, and Tuskegee were the top-ranked HBCUs in research spending in 2016, all placing in the top 300 nationally.
A historically black university will have an opening round win on Thursday night’s prelude to March Madness, as Texas Southern University and North Carolina Central University will play in the ‘First Four’ round of the NCAA men’s basketball playoffs.
Students at Howard University are questioning timing and response of the school’s annual housing assignment process this week, demanding answers for long lines, unexplained wait times and prospects of not having a room for the fall semester.
The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference today announced a five-year extension for Commissioner Gregory Moore, adding a half-decade two what has arguably one of the great executive runs in the history of black college sports.
Dr. Scott shares insight on the 50th anniversary of the Kerner Commission’s report on race in America and offers her perspective on how Black America contends with the prospect of two nations divided by race.
Dr. Dawkins talks about a new grant from the Walmart Foundation to support the College’s accreditation reaffirmation efforts, and the critical work of fundraising to ensure the campus meets a $4 million goal by June 30.
The first thing to recognize about the alleged crisis at Hampton University is that the complaints, the viral videos, the rumors and the bad press are outliers for the campus. While it is not immune to trouble or correction for issues impacting one or some students, Hampton is not a place with chronic issues that rise to the level of national coverage in outlets like The Root or Essence Magazine.
Maryland State Delegate Charles E. Sydnor III discusses his HB 1062, which seeks to support the state’s HBCUs in their legal fight to eliminate illegal program duplication from predominantly white institutions.
North Carolina A&T State University alumna, former Bennett College professor and Rep. Alma Adams talks about a national challenge to American corporations to hire more HBCU graduates and growing interest from the Republican party in HBCU advocacy.