Bernice I. Sumlin, a Central State University graduate who made a mark on HBCU culture through her leadership of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. in the 1970s, died last week in Dayton, OH.
My academic home at Florida A&M University (FAMU) was Tucker Hall. The building is situated near the center of FAMU. It is prime real estate, really. It is the closest academic building to The Quad and the main undergraduate library.
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.
Luns Richardson, the recently-retired President Emeritus of Morris College who helped the small, private historically black college achieve historic gains in fundraising and academic development over a 44-year-career, died last week.
Officials at Kentucky State University this week announced a unique designation for the university and HBCU culture at large; the Bluegrass state’s flagship public HBCU is among the most diverse in the nation in student and faculty composition, with representation from African Americans and Caucasians split evenly among both groups.
Jackson State University’s Department of English will create a grant writing resource and training center to help faculty members from historically black colleges enhance their skill in developing proposals for funded research and programming.
Supporters of Maryland’s four historically black colleges plan intense voter outreach and campaigning throughout 2018, to support favorable mediation between the HBCUs and the State as it settles a desegregation lawsuit mandated by a federal judge.
Grambling State University’s Shakyla Hill messed around and got a quadruple-double last week, earning accolades from Louisiana to Bristol, CT.
Officials representing Knoxville College filed paperwork with the Tennessee Higher Education Commission last year to re-open for instruction in 2018, three years after the state disallowed the school from operating due to uninhabitable buildings and health code concerns.
Virginia State University was among the leaders in total enrollment increases and first-year, first-time college enrollment in 2016, according to a recent report from the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.
Bluefield State College and West Virginia State University have joined a statewide initiative to spur economic development in West Virginia’s southern region.
Kelvin Lawson and Matthew Carter have been reappointed to the Florida A&M University Board of Trustees, the university announced today.
North Carolina A&T State University head football coach Rod Broadway announced his retirement today, capping a career which has claimed championships in three historically black athletic conferences and which forced HBCU football into discussions of mid-major relevance.