A recent series published by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution outlined a grim picture for our Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), based mostly upon analysis of some of the sector’s lower schools on the spectrum defined by six-year graduation rates.
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.
Central State University has been selected to partner with a national project to train students to be informed and engaged citizens.
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.
A video of men allegedly waving guns in a Southern University dorm room led to the arrest of three men this week, and the seizure of firearms and marijuana. From WBRZ:
Bowie State University and the Environmental Protection Agency today announced a five-year extension of their partnership to help diversify research, career placement, and professional training in the federal agency.
Alfred Street Baptist Church has connected thousands of students to admission and more than $6 million in scholarship support at historically black colleges nationwide through its annual HBCU college fair. Now, the acclaimed college fair will welcome tech giant Facebook as the title sponsor for the 16th edition of the event.
Basic economics dictates that any college or university looking to stay vibrant in a struggling higher education financial culture won’t be able to maintain without a healthy racial balance in its recruitment outlook.
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.
From a single mother to a determined CEO of a local non-profit, a Winston-Salem State University business student is on a mission to help other single mothers and their daughters break the cycle of poverty.
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.
HBCU.vc, a pivot from HBCU to Startup, aims to diversify the white, male-dominated world of venture capital. HBCU.vc’s program works with students attending historically black colleges and universities to teach them the fundamentals of venture capital and entrepreneurship.