Tag Archives: HBCU

Inauguration

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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Charles

Charles Koch’s Principles of Higher Learning

In this BE exclusive, this billionaire CEO talked with Editor-In-Chief Derek T. Dingle about the value of a college education based on principled entrepreneurship

In a BE exclusive, billionaire CEO Charles Koch opens up about the value of a…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Business Leaders

Designing a New Generation of Business Leaders

How the UNCF/Koch Scholars Program provides financial support, mentorship, and networking opportunities to African American students

Billionaire CEO Charles Koch says the next wave of business leaders must understand and embrace…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Prairie View A&M wins first place.

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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Thanksgiving

The 2016 Holiday Season: Finding a Balance Between Cynicism and Gratitude

After a year in which the lows have seemed to outnumber the highs, what can we be thankful for?

In 2016, we’ve witnessed gruesome acts of police violence, the deaths of cultural icons, and…

By Jordan Willard

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HBCU Tour

HBCU Tour Encourages Students in the Right Direction

Nicole Ford's organization, Stepping In The Right Direction, organizes tours of HBCUs for high school students

Stepping In The Right Direction CEO Nicole Ford takes students on an HBCU tour and…

By Regan Farley

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Bayou Classic Business

Bayou Classic: Holiday Tradition Combining Business with Pleasure

"...it’s been more than a game, it’s been a way of life."

The Bayou Classic is the powerhouse of HBCU Classics. It is much more than just…

By Preston Charles

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David Duke

HBCU Hosts Former Klansman David Duke in Senatorial Debate

Dillard University's president takes the high road

David Duke, a former Ku Klux Klansman and anti-Semite running for senator in Louisiana, participated…

By Robin White Goode

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Atlanta

Atlanta University’s ‘Club Woody’ Wins National Library Award

First HBCU to win this prestigious honor

Atlanta University has become the first HBCU and consortium to win the prestigious ACRL Excellence…

By Robin White Goode

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HBCUs

The National Science Foundation Is Under Funding HBCUs

The National Science Foundation, which operates on a $7 billion budget, contributes very little funding to support STEM at HBCUs

Find out about funding disparities, economic and national security implications and the HBCU-UP Program while…

By Jared Brown

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HBCU

Rep Your HBCU for a Chance to Win Big!

All you do is represent and meet us in Silicon Valley

It’s time for you to rep your HBCU as hard as you can for a…

By Safon Floyd

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Second Chance Pell Pilot

Wiley College Attends Inaugural Convening of Second Chance Pell Pilot

The Marshall, Texas, HBCU goes to Washington

In 1994, Pell Grant eligibility for students in state and federal prisons was eliminated as…

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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

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.

By Hailey Wallace

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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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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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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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