Tag Archives: HBCU

Capitol Hill

North Carolina’s HBCU Pipeline to Capitol Hill

Rep. Alma Adams is starting small, but dreaming big with the Bipartisan Caucus Internship Program for HBCU students

In its pilot year, the internship program was created to establish a pipeline of talented…

By Robin White Goode

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Steve Harvey Delivers Commencement Address at Alabama State

Beloved TV personality is awarded an honorary doctorate

“Success is for yourself. Great people change other people’s lives.… Take this degree and go…

By Robin White Goode

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Oprah Winfrey Delivers Commencement Address at Johnson C. Smith

She quotes Jackson: Excellence is the best deterrent to racism

Oprah added, “And I said, ‘Listen, anybody that knows me knows: I don’t believe in…

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Obama at Howard: Best Moments

The best moments from President Obama's remarks at Howard University's 2016 commencement ceremony

The best moments from President Obama at Howard University’s 2016 Commencement Ceremony.

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[Entrepreneurs Summit] Top HBCUs Battle on Business Solutions

Watch tomorrow's business leaders duke it out over real world issues at ES

Watch as top HBCUs compete to devise solutions to real world business issues.

By Safon Floyd

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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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For Many, High School Diploma Indicates They’re not Ready

Schools focus on attaining credits, not mastery

The U.S. high school graduation rate has reached a record high of 81%, but questions…

By Robin White Goode

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Meeting Bill Gates: HBCU Student Has the Mental Discipline to Succeed

Students from Delaware State University and Johnson C. Smith University visit the Gates Foundation

Two HBCU presidents and several students visited the Gates Foundation to discuss their challenges and…

By Robin White Goode

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Filmmaker Nate Parker to Launch Film School at HBCU

Star of 'Beyond the Lights' opens film and drama school at Wiley College

Star of The Great Debaters, Beyond the Lights, and other films, Nate Parker is starting…

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Florida Memorial University Earns Cessna Pilot Center Certificate

First HBCU, third college to earn this designation

Florida Memorial University, a historically black college founded 137 years ago, has received certification as…

By Robin White Goode

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Hampton University Black Family Conference

Black Family Conference Will Crush Myths About African Americans and STEM

Hampton University's 38th annual Black Family Conference will focus on STEM

Hampton University’s 38th annual Black Family Conference will focus on STEM.

By Samara Lynn

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Politico Questions Motives of Tech Companies’ Donations for Diversity

Politico piece infers ulterior motives in tech companies' donations for diversity effort

Politico piece infers ulterior motives in tech companies’ donations for diversity effort.

By Samara Lynn

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HBCU Buzz

How Two Young Professionals Built a Platform for HBCU Students and Graduates to Stay Connected

HBCU Buzz founders on growing their brand from the bottom up

HBCU Buzz founders talk growing a brand that keeps current students and alum connected

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How I Did It: Tamra L. Dicus, Chemical Engineer

HBCU grad stayed focused to maintain high GPA

In this profile of chemical engineer Tamra Dicus, she explains how she kept up her…

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HBCUs Take On Tech at Wall Street Project Economic Summit

Strategies for feeding the diversity technology pipeline

Silicon Valley is a new promised land for those enamored of tech. How can HBCUs…

By Robin White Goode

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[Feature] College Students Mentor Each Other About Money

Students helping students find their financial footing

“Social support is crucial to the behavior change process. Peer-to-peer money mentors are a great…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Nigerians Who Escaped Boko Haram Graduate From Texas HBCU

Mother and two daughters earn honors after family relocates to U.S.

Before the tragic story of the more than 200 Nigerian girls who were abducted from…

By Janell Hazelwood

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University President Used Corporate Strategy to Save HBCU Accreditation

A corporate presence on a university's board saved a school from losing its accreditation

“A key component of my strategy was to build a more corporate presence on the…

By Kandia Johnson

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What it Takes to Graduate From College

Students need emotional support and academic preparation

Discussing college completion and attainment at the National Higher Education Summit, panelists explored what’s working…

By Robin White Goode

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Buy off campus. Nearly all school supplies sold in on-campus book stores are more expensive than in stores located in town. “If possible, especially when you are making bulk purchases, make the trip off campus to buy school supplies,” recommends Jesse Ryan, managing director at Accounting Principals. “Sometimes local vendors even sell campus spirit wear for nearly half the price,” he adds.

HBCU Grads Have Higher Sense of Well-Being Than Black Non-HBCU Grads

What can other schools learn from their approach?

A recent Gallup poll shows that HBCU grads experience higher levels of well-being–including engagement at…

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