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BE Smart Hackathon Fast-Tracks HBCU Students to Success

15 schools develop innovative in-store experience for Toyota

Toyota, this year’s hackathon sponsor, provided an awesome first-place prize of $40,000 to the team…

By Robin White Goode

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For These Two HBCU Students, an Intel Internship Opened Up a New World

The internship offered access into Silicon Valley that many tech professionals would envy

The internship program is part of a $125M diversity initiative from Intel—this program specifically comes…

By Samara Lynn

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Despite Calls to Postpone, 2017 National HBCU Week Conference Goes On as Scheduled

Trump appoints Holifield to lead White House Initiative on HBCUs

Earlier this week—in spite of calls from Rep. Alma Adams, the Congressional Black Caucus, UNCF,…

By Robin White Goode

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Don’t Waste Our Time, Postpone the National HBCU Week Conference, Says Pretty Much Everyone to Trump

Rep. Alma Adams, the Congressional Black Caucus, and others join the chorus

Rep. Alma Adams, representing the Twelfth District of North Carolina, is calling on Trump and…

By Robin White Goode

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$4.5M Intel HBCU Grant Program to Increase Retention in STEM College Majors and Careers

Black tech workers remain severely underrepresented across the industry

Today, Intel Corp. is announcing the Intel HBCU Grant Program, a three-year, $4.5 million initiative…

By Robin White Goode

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Apply Today! HBCU@SXSW18 Is Accepting Applications Now

Opportunity Ecosystem provides early exposure to wealth-building possibilities in tech

HBCU@SXSW 2018 has officially opened its call for student applications and corporate partnerships, so don’t…

By Robin White Goode

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New Program Molds HBCU Students into Tech Investors

Teaching black students the skills to become savvy venture capitalists

An entrepreneur and co-founder of the Black Founders has launched HBCU.vc, a new program to teach students at the…

By Jeffrey McKinney

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HBCU Student Shines at the 2017 PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship

The diverse tournament is presented by BE 100s company CastleOak Securities

In the individual competition, Tiana Jones won a five-stroke victory over her opponent, making last…

By Robin White Goode

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HP Announces Business Challenge Program with HBCUs

Part of its efforts to improve diversity and inclusion in hiring

“We need to reinvent a standard for diversity and recognize the ingrained and subtle biases…

By Robin White Goode

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HBCU Student Among the 8 Black Truman Scholars

Students plan to be leaders in public service

The organization selects young people who are committed to leadership in public service and supports…

By Robin White Goode

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Peace Corps Names Top Volunteer-Producing HBCUs

Howard, Spelman, FAMU hold the top three spots

There’s a certain romance about the idea of doing volunteer work in the developing world.…

By Robin White Goode

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HBCU Coalition and Department of Energy Promote Clean Energy Economy

Fourteen historically black colleges and universities sign an agreement with D.O.E.

The U.S. Department of Energy has signed a landmark agreement with a coalition of historically…

By Robin White Goode

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BE Smart HBCU Summit: A Pipeline to Leadership

Securing opportunities for HBCU students of today

At the Black Enterprise BE Smart HBCU Summit, held on the campus of Morgan State…

By Robin White Goode

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Morgan State University President Slams Betsy DeVos Over HBCU Remark

Dr. David Wilson says DeVos' remarks about HBCU's were an "unfortunate choice of words"

Morgan State University president, Dr. David Wilson, told BE that Betsy DeVos’ comments were an…

By Selena Hill

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Trump Signs Executive Order, Calls HBCUs an ‘Absolute Priority’

But DeVos statement suggests more funding won’t be part of the equation

On Tuesday, Trump signed an executive order in support of the nation’s historically black colleges…

By Robin White Goode

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BE Smart HBCU Summit: Advocacy Orgs Hold Black Colleges Accountable

What the world needs now is (tough) love, says NBMBAA president

Three themes emerged: HBCUs’ need for greater structure, greater student-centeredness, and a cultural shift.

By Robin White Goode

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How Do You Choose an HBCU? There’s an App for That

Grambling State University junior develops HBCU HUB

Fortunately for today’s students, before you visit an HBCU campus you can download an app…

By Robin White Goode

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Backlash Over HBCU’s Decision to Perform at Trump’s Inauguration

The Talladega College marching band is under heavy scrutiny

Talladega College, the oldest private historically black college in Alabama, is under scrutiny for accepting…

By Selena Hill

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Prairie View Wins Ford HBCU Community Challenge

First-place win includes $75K in grants and scholarships

Prairie View A&M University, whose diverse team made up of black, white, Hispanic, and East…

By Robin White Goode

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UNCF Holds Its Fourth Annual HBCU I.C.E. Summit

Conference empowers African American student innovators

UNCF is hosting its premier four-day HBCU Innovation, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship Summit—Nov. 16–19—with the goals…

By Robin White Goode

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