Dr. Abdullah talks about the resurgence of VSU athletics, a new grant to support agribusiness growth in Virginia’s black communities, and what has positioned the VSU as one of the state’s fast-growing institutions in new student enrollment.
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.
Virginia State University has received a $600,000 federal grant to train farmers and ranchers in more than 50 counties throughout Virginia, with a specific emphasis on veterans and residents from socially disadvantaged areas.
Virginia State University pays tribute to now-defunct St. Paul’s College, a private HBCU in rural Virginia which shuttered in 2013, but which graduated several VSU faculty and staff members who today carry its legacy.
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.
The Virginian-Pilot reports that the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference basketball tournaments will likely remain in Norfolk, Va. for the next three years.
Virginia Union University alumna Shanta Whitaker shares her journey from Richmond to Yale, how HBCUs continue to train the best and brightest in health fields, and the first time she had a Slurpee.
Hampton University President William R. Harvey’s recently released book “Principles of Leadership” has one more reason to sell well among domestic and international observers of higher education leadership: the university announced last week that proceeds from the book will benefit scholarships for Hampton students.
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.
HBCU Gameday reports on the breaking news involving Virginia State University head football coach Reggie Barlow, who reportedly will leave the CIAA champions for an assistant coaching job with the Oakland Raiders.
Virginia Union University President Hakim Lucas gives students 24 hours to claim scholarship money. And calls them out by name.
Simeon Booker, a dean of black journalists with a career spanning the entirety of the American Civil Rights movement, died last Sunday in Maryland. He was 99.
Thomas Jones is very good at keeping a secret. And for a week or two, he had a good one to keep.