Tag Archives: HBCUs

Xavier University

Xavier Grads Leave Ready to Lead and Serve

Leadership and service are woven into the fabric of this HBCU experience

Xavier University of Louisiana, the only Catholic historically black college, is distinguished for producing the…

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employment

UNCF Addresses Employment Gaps of Black College Grads

A UNCF pilot program awarded $35 million in grants to 24 colleges and universities

UNCF recently announced that 24 colleges and universities will receive 5-year grants totaling $35.3 million…

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BE Smart Hackathon

The BE Smart Hackathon 2016 Begins!

10 HBCUs send hacking teams to develop infotainment app

The CEO and president of Black Enterprise, Earl “Butch” Graves Jr., welcomed the students this…

By Robin White Goode

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TechConneXt

Here’s Who You Will Meet at TechConneXt

Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit is going to be a two-day fest of great talks, tech, and top talent in Silicon Valley and beyond.

Tickets are going fast! Register for Black Enterprise’s TechConneXt Summit and be part of the…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By Samara Lynn

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HBCU presidents

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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HBCUs

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…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Magic Johnson

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…

By Robin White Goode

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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…

By Robin White Goode

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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…

By Robin White Goode

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Northrop Grumman

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…

By Robin White Goode

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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 wearing a grey sweatshirt and a lavalier mic

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…

By Janell Hazelwood

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black and latino students in colleges

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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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…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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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…

By Robin White Goode

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young woman sitting on the floor with a laptop, surrounded by papers

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…

By Samara Lynn

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