Tag Archives: HBCU

Actor/producer Nate Parker

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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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

By Courtney Connley

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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…

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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…

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.

By Safon Floyd

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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.

By Brittany Dandy

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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…

By Courtney Connley

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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…

By Daron Pressley

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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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