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rising

Tell Them Historically Black Colleges Are Rising

The 90-minute film and multi-platform project by award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson also explores how HBCUs…

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Bethune-Cookman

Bethune-Cookman Needs to Get Out of This Deal Now

HBCU aligns with for-profit law school, setting up its students to fail

This is a bad deal for Bethune-Cookman students that want to attend a legitimate law…

By Robin White Goode

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Julian Bond

Julian Bond Scholarship at Maurer School of Law, Indiana University

Covers up to 100% of tuition for one year, and more

The Mauer School of Law at Indiana University in Bloomington has announced its partnership with…

By Robin White Goode

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education cuts

Trump’s Education Cuts Declare War on the Poor

‘Draconian’ funding cuts target low-income strivers

The budget also eliminates the Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, which help the neediest students pay…

By Robin White Goode

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reconciliation

Black Female Theologian Takes Reconciliation Beyond Race

Duke Divinity’s Christena Cleveland also explores class and identity

For example, two people may be black or even black and female, but one may…

By Robin White Goode

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Spring Break

Don’t Let Spring Break Leave You Broke

Before you use your college refund check to book a trip or go on a shopping spree, ask yourself, "Will spring break leave me spring broke?"

Thousands of college students across the country are celebrating Spring Break and are using their…

By Jessica Brown

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Clean Energy Economy

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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Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban Is Right, Liberal Arts Majors Are the Key to the Future

Want to be prepared for the new tech age? Liberal arts is the way to go

We’re hoping that with strong critical thinking, communication, and people skills, plus his tech background,…

By Robin White Goode

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Hidden Figures

‘Hidden Figures’–Don’t Just See the Movie, Read the Book!

Reading this book opens a window into a different time and place

I saw the movie, and it’s great—but reading the book is a much richer experience.…

By Robin White Goode

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Internship

Got an Internship? Now Is the Time to Apply

March is the month to secure a summer placement

Shortly after Christmas my son applied for an internship at a financial services company. We…

By Robin White Goode

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The Point of Going to College Is to Graduate

Some schools do a much better job than others, Ed Trust report shows

The 22% gap between college completion rates of black students and white students doesn’t necessarily…

By Robin White Goode

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Valerie Smith

Valerie Smith, the First Black President of Swarthmore College

‘We attract students who are curious about the world, themselves, ideas, and people’

Smith says the school recognized the importance of building an inclusive community once an investment…

By Robin White Goode

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Leadership

Hampton’s President Harvey Writes Principles of Leadership

He can criticize The Quad because he knows what principled leadership looks like

His new book, Principles of Leadership, written in response to the many who have asked…

By Robin White Goode

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black students

What Black Students Need to Know About Paying for College

At the inaugural BE HBCU Summit, education experts shared tools and tips to help black students finance their education

UNCF Senior Vice President Larry Griffith shared the “4 Knows” that parents and black students…

By Selena Hill

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Student loan debt

5 Simple Boss Moves to Help You Confront Student Loan Debt

Get a head start on eliminating your student loan debt today

We all know the stats. Take charge of your student loan debt and get past…

By Janell Hazelwood

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HBCU Summit

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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absolutely priority

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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hbcu summit

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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College Promise programs

Free College? Why, Yes—With College Promise Programs

San Francisco’s not the only city offering its residents help with education costs

The programs are all over the U.S. but tend to be in areas that could…

By Robin White Goode

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HBCU

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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How To

manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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