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Cheyney

The Oldest HBCU in America Is on the Brink of Closing

After years of financial mismanagement and academic challenges, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania may be forced…

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Spelman

Spelman President Vows to Feed Hungry Students Following Hunger Strike

Over two dozen students went on strike to change the college's food policy

A week after Spelman students started a hunger strike to stop food insecurity, the school…

By Selena Hill

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BET Show, ‘The Quad,’ Will Train 8 HBCU Students in TV Production

Producers received more than 250 applications

“We consider it an honor to help prepare the next generation of content creators by…

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America’s Healthiest Schools Combat Childhood Obesity

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation recognizes 323 schools that meet rigorous criteria

Health is probably our most precious asset, but for millions of American children their health…

By Robin White Goode

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How Your School Can Network Its Way to Increased Alumni Giving

Gallup says colleges need to launch human capital campaigns

According to the folks at Gallup, one way that colleges can increase alumni giving is…

By Robin White Goode

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This Institution Is An Absolute Life-Changer for Women

Provides education tracks aligned with employers' needs

The average personal income of women who enroll in the program is $6,000; the average…

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My Son Switched His Major to Computer Science. Maybe Yours Should Too

Computing skills are what's driving STEM job growth

Despite the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ favorable STEM job forecasts (“Employment in occupations related to…

By Robin White Goode

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Every Day, 250 Preschoolers Get Expelled or Suspended. Most Are Black

Center for American Progress analysis reveals disturbing trend

It’s hard to imagine, but every day 250 preschoolers are suspended or expelled. That’s according…

By Robin White Goode

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spelman

Spelman and Morehouse Students Go On Hunger Strike to Save Hungry Peers

About 25 students have vowed to consume only water and vitamins until the colleges change their policies and stop wasting food

Students at Spelman and Morehouse are participating in a hunger strike to stop food insecurity…

By Selena Hill

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3-Year Pipeline Initiative Recruits Black Men As Public School Teachers

NYC Men Teach addresses shortage of male teachers of color

NYC Men Teach, a three-year pipeline program, has a goal of recruiting 1,000 men of…

By Robin White Goode

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Thurgood Marshall College Fund Announces GoFundMe Partnership For HBCU Students

Creates hub to facilitate giving to HBCU students

Last week, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and GoFundMe, the crowd funding platform, announced a…

By Robin White Goode

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How JPMorgan Chase’s Fellowship Initiative Helps Young Men of Color Achieve

TFI provides support for young leaders-in-the-making

And it’s working. This summer, 117 young men completed TFI. Every one of the TFI…

By Robin White Goode

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Why Teacher Diversity Matters

New research by the Center for American Progress and Education Trust shines a light on a growing problem

And I wrote just this morning about a Mexican American studies program in Tucson, Arizona—taught…

By Robin White Goode

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E-Mentoring Program Brings Professionals into Lives of Kids in Need

Cricket Media exposes children to engaging, high-quality texts

Zolt also says that the effort is collaborative. “We need local sponsors, local schools, and…

By Robin White Goode

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Deadline Approaching – If You’re a Youth Making a Difference in Your Community!

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards is looking for you 

If you’re a middle or high school student making a difference in your community, you…

By Robin White Goode

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FAMU Takes the Lead in Educating Communities of Color About Marijuana

Medicinal benefits and illegal use will be covered

“Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University will be a key source of how to best reach…

By Robin White Goode

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College Gurl Foundation Takes Students on Whirlwind HBCU College Tour

Introduces DC high schoolers to options and opportunities in higher ed

Twenty-seven-year-old Jessica Brown, also known as the College Gurl, is serious about making sure underserved,…

By Robin White Goode

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The Gates Foundation Shifts Its Education Gears

Bill Gates reflects on the past 17 years, expounds on the foundation's priorities for the next five

He reiterated the organization’s concern that all students—especially low income students and students of color—have…

By Robin White Goode

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First African American Woman to Lead National Future Farmers’ Organization

Agricultural education major from California makes history

Holbert was elected with five other students—the majority are women—to serve in leadership roles for…

By Robin White Goode

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HBCU Faculty Earn a Lot Less Than Their Non-HBCU Peers

But have a greater impact on the lives of their students

This isn’t exactly news. According to the most recent issue of the NEA Higher Education…

By Robin White Goode

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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