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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…

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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…

By Robin White Goode

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Howard University’s Student Dream Homecoming Pitch Competition

8 students compete to develop viable startup ideas

Student Dream partnered with Howard University to present a pitch competition at which eight students…

By Robin White Goode

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[TechConneXt Summit] Meet the Hackers

5 HBCUs sent their best and brightest to Silicon Valley to compete for best app creation at BE inaugural tech summit

20 ambitious students hack their way into notoriety with the BE SMART TechConnext Summit Hackathon.

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How One HBCU Sends More Black Students to Med School Than Any Other

They don’t just go—they graduate

Xavier University has figured out how to teach underserved, under-prepared students. In so doing, it…

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Howard University President Responds to Student Complaints Gone Viral

The #TakeBackHU team pleased with response

Howard University students take their complaints to social media and press the school’s president, Wayne…

By Robin White Goode

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Rapper MC Lyte Becomes Board Member for Dillard University

The hip-hop pioneer now sits on the board of trustees for historic university

Philanthropist, MC Lyte, now sits on the board of trustees for the historical Dillard University.

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#BESMART: Check Out This Special Portal for Minority Students, Educators and Parents

Join the education conversation today

Black Enterprise BE Smart serves as the go-to sources for the latest in education news…

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Harlem’s Fashion Row and McDonald’s Launch Student Fashion Design Competition

One lucky designer will showcase limited-edition work during New York Fashion Week

Harlem’s Fashion Row University and McDonald’s is offering the chance of a lifetime exclusively to…

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Black Pastors to Discuss LGBT Issues at Morgan State University

Leaders say its time to talk about LGBT justice

Black religious leaders to gather at Morgan State University to discuss LGBT issues.

By Courtney Connley

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5 Colleges That Are Planning to Lower Tuition in Fall 2015

See what steps these colleges are taking to make their school more affordable

Five colleges across the nation that are planning to reduce their annual tuition this fall.

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President Obama Talks the Impact of Climate Change at Howard University

POTUS speaks about the impact climate change has on America's health

President Obama meets with medical and environment officials at Howard University to talk about the…

By Courtney Connley

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Washington Wizards in Talks of Creating Training Facility at Howard University

Howard's campus eyed as new home to Washington Wizards

Washington Wizards looking to build training facility on the campus of Howard University.

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Texas College Dean Becomes New President of Clark Atlanta University

Johnson will step into his new role July 1, 2015

Clark Atlanta University names Texas Southern University dean, Ronald Johnson, as its new president.

By Courtney Connley

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Mary Schmidt Campbell Named President of Spelman College

Campbell will step into new role August 1, 2015

Educator Mary Shmidt Campbell named new president of Spelman College

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Chicago Charter School Reportedly Discouraging Students From Applying to HBCUs

One Chicago Bulls College Prep parent says the school gave her son a hard time when trying to apply

Mother of Chicago Bulls College Prep student opens up about her son being discouraged from…

By Courtney Connley

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Tiger Woods Creates Golf Management Scholarship at UMES

Woods donates $10,000 to support the HBCUs golf program

Tiger Woods gives $10,000 to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore to support its golf…

By Courtney Connley

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Former NYU Dean in the Running to Become Next Spelman President

Mary Schmidt Campbell, Ph.D. named finalist for Spelman's next president

Spelman College names former NYU dean, Mary Schmidt Campbell, Ph.D., as a finalist to be…

By Courtney Connley

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How Much Weight Should Minority Students Put on Diversity Numbers When Selecting a College?

Expert on diversity and inclusion elaborates on the diversity factors students should look at when picking a college

Expert on diversity and inclusion, DeEtta Jones, talks the value diversity should play when deciding…

By Courtney Connley

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