Tag Archives: HBCUs

TechConneXt

5 Reasons Why You Need to Attend Black Enterprise’s TechConneXt

Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit is just weeks away. This is your opportunity to gain access to Silicon Valley, as well as get advice and inspiration from top tech leaders, investors, executives, and the black STEM community mind-hive

“For most of the last two decades, in particular, the growth of black-owned enterprises has…

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Open Letter From 30 HBCU Presidents Calls for Symposium on Gun Violence

Also commits to raising awareness about the impact of trauma

As people of deep faith and a unique sense of history, we know that senseless…

By Robin White Goode

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Civil Rights Group Boosts Efforts to Help LGBTQ Students at HBCUs

The National Black Justice Coalition is advancing equality through institutional change

NBJC launched its Historically Black College and University LGBTQ-Equality Initiative in 2010 to improve the…

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Magic Johnson to Give $2.5M in Scholarships to SC State

Urges the 'socially responsible' to support HBCUs

I am overjoyed by the opportunity to continue my commitment to higher education through my…

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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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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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Northrop Grumman Gives $2 Million Grant to National Society of Black Engineers

Northrop Grumman and the National Society of Black Engineers team up to create more minority engineers.

Northrop Grumman and the National Society of Black Engineers team up to create more minority…

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Obama Administration Supports African American STEM Degree Completion

Administration takes action to accelerate progress

Supporting the attaining of degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics remains…

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New Tech HBCU Initiative In Support of President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper

Student tech entrepreneurs gather at SXSW

In support of President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative was launched at this year’s festival.

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Bill Cosby No Longer on Hampton University Board of Trustees

Institutions are slowly distancing themselves from the entertainer

Entertainer and philanthropist Bill Cosby has long been a supporter of HBCUs but, after the…

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Does President Obama Support HBCUs?

His answer to a student's question has caused others to wonder

“We don’t live in a society where African Americans are restricted in what colleges they…

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Mr. Graves helps to cut ribbon on new Morgan Business Center (Image: Morgan State University)

HBCUs Are Still The Solution

Historically black colleges do a lot more with a lot less

Publisher and Chairman Earl G. Graves Sr. states unequivocally that historically black colleges are still…

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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia References Theory That Doesn’t Hold Water

Attend the most competitive school you can, evidence says

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia during Fisher v. Texas referenced the discredited mismatch theory that…

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The Common Black College Application: What You Need to Know

The CBCA reduces expenses and makes it easy to apply to HBCUs

The Common Black College Application can be used by students to apply to several historically…

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Alumnify and Thurgood Marshall College Fund Create HBCU Alumni Mobile Platform

Comprehensive social mobile platform will help alumni network and connect

Alumnify is an app that connects high school and college alumni. For TMCF, the company…

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The Nation’s Oldest Private HBCU, Wilberforce University, Maintains Its Accreditation

Full accreditation is restored to Wilberforce University, the nation's oldest private HBCU

The HLC Board of Trustees based its action on the institution satisfactorily meeting all five…

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Should HBCUs Link Arms with For-Profit Colleges?

Black colleges follow the money . . . online

Are HBCUs and for-profit colleges a match, or a gruesome twosome? Johnny Taylor of the…

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Apple Awards 30 HBCU Students Scholarships in $40 Million Diversity Effort

Apple made a $40 million dollar multi-year commitment, the largest and most comprehensive corporate investment ever given exclusively for students and faculty of four-year HBCUs.

30 gifted HBCU students are announced as Apple HBCU Scholars.

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Morgan State Cuts Ribbon on New Business Center

Houses the Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management

Morgan State cuts the ribbon on its new, state-of-the-art business facility, the home of the…

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