Spelman College alumna and Johns Hopkins University assistant professor Risha Irvin discusses her path to STEM, the professors who influenced her career, and her work in public health advocacy and analysis in Baltimore City.
Jarrell V. Jordan understands the value of HBCU outreach in secondary school systems. In 2016, he established the Importance of Education Tour to motivate and inspire students and parents about the prospects of historically black colleges in career development―all while balancing life as a sophomore political science and religion major at Morehouse College and being named as an Ambassador for the White House Initiative on HBCUs All-Star Ambassador program.
The Hechinger Report recently produced a report on African-American and Latino in-state student enrollment trends at public flagship campuses. The results were a dismal showing of disparities between the kind of access black students have at large, publicly funded research institutions.
Seth and Beth Klarman, Boston-based philanthropists who have amassed more than $1.5 billion dollars in personal wealth from hedge fund management, have donated $5 million to Spelman College in support of student scholarships.
Ms. Kyana Washington of Manvel, TX, an English major from Spelman College, Atlanta, GA, has been selected as the English in Action 2018-2019 Luard Morse Scholarship recipient, a program of The English-Speaking Union.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a global icon of advocacy and equality, was in 1948 a Morehouse College senior seeking entrance into the Crozer Theological Seminary in Chester, PA.
Former Winston-Salem State University Chancellor and higher education consultant Alvin Schexnider writes for Inside Higher Education today about the diminishing prospects for some small-sized HBCUs – but his assessment may be less about how HBCUs can move into the future, and more about how institutions cling to the past.
In the second edition of Grambling State University vs. North Carolina A&T State University in the kickoff to the 2017 college football bowl season, the Mercedes-Benz Stadium was draped in blue and gold as the Aggies defeated the Tigers 21-14 in the third annual Celebration Bowl in Atlanta.
Savannah State University today announced its plans to join the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, nearly seventh months after publicizing its departure from the Division I Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference due to financial constraints and competitive underperformance.
Spelman College alumna Hope Wiseman, the youngest African-American woman dispensary owner in the nation, is proud to announce along with her business partners, Dr. Octavia Simkins-Wiseman and Dr. Larry Bryant, the opening of Mary and Main in Prince George’s County, Maryland during the Winter of 2017.
We must find a balance as a society. As we step into this new era of giving victims of sexual harassment and assault the equal voice, which they have deserved for years, we must also consider the destruction that a lie can cause an innocent individual.
Students at Spelman College and Morehouse College continue efforts to end systems allowing or encouraging sexual assault and harassment on campus.
Dr. Womack joins us to discuss new STEM development programs from the United Negro College Fund, and his STEM career journey.