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HBCU Students Ignite an Entrepreneurial Mindset

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Hosts trainingand development conference

The OFC Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program provides resources and knowledge necessary to bridge the gap…

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community college graduation rates

Want a Good Job After Graduation?

Polish writing, public speaking skills

The report reveals that nearly 90% of recent graduates feel well prepared to succeed in…

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Mary Parker autographing her book, The Chick in Charge.
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All N One Security CEO Secures Young Scholars’ Future

Provides scholarships and mentoring to college students

Parker’s parents were sharecroppers in rural Mississippi. Her mother was illiterate. There were nine…

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Using Laptops in Class? It Won’t Help and It Could Hurt

West Point study, like others, nixes tech in the classroom

My point is we need to ask questions about what really works in education, pre-K-college,…

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Obama the Sixth U.S. President to Deliver Keynote at Howard

148th commencement for the historically black university

“So make no mistake, Class of 2016. You’ve got plenty of work to do,” said…

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college acceptance

Your College Acceptance CAN Be Rescinded

How to prevent that from happening

Is college acceptance a time for celebration? Yes, but stay the course–now is not the…

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Are Student Loans Derailing Your American Dream?

Options to make the loan burden less so

Unlike many of her peers, Denesia Rodgers is married, a homeowner, and a mother—all the…

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UNCF Awards to Improve Graduates’ Job Placement Outcomes

UNCF Career Pathways Initiative distributes $2.55 million in planning grants

The rigorous and competitive grant process opened in December 2015 to 87 eligible public and…

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NACME Supports Underrepresented Engineering Students

Connectivity 2020 strategy focuses on internships, full-time hires

We’re adding the career focus to more aggressively connect our scholars to our corporate partners…

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Lower Your Student Loan Payments Now

So you can get married, buy a house, have a baby, and move on with your life without onerous debt

For most students, income-driven repayment plans are a better option than forbearance, which capitalizes the…

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The False Promise of Tuition-Free Community College

Low-income students need comprehensive financial aid to make it to graduation

• “Financial aid helps me so much; however, I still am homeless because it is…

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Omar Richards, VP of the Black Male Initiative at SUNY/Empire State College, with David Fullard, Ph.D.
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The Black Male Initiative Supports Black Male Achievement

Reaching out to black men in college—and getting results

“Among black dropouts in their late 20’s, more are in prison on a given day—34%—than…

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Hackers at a 2016 Illicit Mind hackathon.
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Hack the Hood for Good

Ujamaathon produces hackathons to scale social change

Ujamaathon, a Brooklyn, New York-based producer of hackathons, is disrupting how things get done and…

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HBCU Buzz founder Luke Lawal and HBCU Buzz president Brittany Ireland

Black Enterprise Partners with HBCU Buzz

Collaborating to better meet your needs

Through our BE Smart initiative, we will align with HBCU Buzz to provide information and…

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TechConneXt Hacker Gets Full Ride to LSU

Southern University student to earn Ph.D. in comp sci

I got selected to go to the BE Smart Hackathon by the chair of my…

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Princeton Fills Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Post

University retains Woodrow Wilson’s name but confronts its history

Protests have roiled college campuses across the country lately, many led by African American students.…

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Rasaan Hollis, senior at Xavier University and Gateway to Leadership Scholar, speaks at UNCF’s 2015 Student Leadership Conference. (Image: Lionel L. Foreman, DLL Production)

New UNCF Partnership Encourages African American Students To Choose Healthcare Careers

UNCF and Health Care Navigator partner to expose array of careers in healthcare

We want to invest in students and expose them to the rewards of careers in…

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Why Education Is the Pathway Out of Prison

This company delivers education options to prisoners, lowering rates of recidivism

IDS, the business of Rubin Cockrell, PhD, and Turner Nashe, PhD, provides the transforming power…

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HBCU Student Says ‘Let There Be Light’

Johnson C. Smith provides high-potential students a pathway to success

After losing her way academically, this HBCU student is determined to succeed, and does, thanks…

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Women’s History Month: Nena Ugwuomo, Founder & President of Student Dream

This 26-year-old dynamo helps students turn their dreams into viable businesses

Nena Ugwuomo, founder & president of Student Dream, the first incubator-accelerator to focus solely on…

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Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
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How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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