Tag Archives: HBCUs

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HBCU Homecoming: North Carolina A&T State University

Returning with a greater purpose this year

While I was excited to show my love for my college alma mater, I was…

By Aniesia Williams

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[TechConneXt Summit] Hackathon Recap

And the winner is ...

Part of Black Enterprise’s TechConneXt event in Silicon Valley included a hackathon. A portmanteau of…

By Samara Lynn

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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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Media and Advertising Panels Target Multicultural Students

Ad Week event speaks to HBCU students about preparing to land that dream job

The Modern Face of Advertising, panel discussions developed by the Multicultural Talent Pipeline, spoke to…

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Morehouse College Debate Team Wins First Tournament of Academic Year

HBCU students take home trophy for best overall performance

The Morehouse College Speech and Debate Team won its first tournament at the University of…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[Recap] National HBCU Week

Sept. 20 – Sept. 26, a time to acknowledge their courageous work

President Barack Obama has declared Sept. 20 – Sept. 26, 2015 to be National Historically…

By Robin White Goode

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White House Names 2015 HBCU All-Stars

White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities selects exemplars

Eighty-three students have been selected as HBCU All-Stars by the White House Initiative on HBCUs.…

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iSTEM Project at Morehouse College

Program exposes middle schoolers to STEM

The iSTEM project at Morehouse College offers middle schoolers a STEM program that comprises a…

By Robin White Goode

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South Carolina’s HBCU Leaders Meet With O’Malley

Candidate for the Democratic nomination says his plan would help HBCUs

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley met with South Carolina HBCU leaders to share his vision…

By Robin White Goode

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Magic Johnson’s ASPiRE, Tracy McGrady, and 2Chainz Launch New HBCU Tour

Alliance focuses on building awareness of black colleges

HBCU Direct is partnering with ASPiRE, T-Mac McGrady, and 2Chainz. The partnership will launch a…

By Robin White Goode

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Middle School Boys from Baltimore Learn Coding and 3-D Design

New program from Verizon held at Morgan State

Verizon has developed Minority Male Makers, a STEM program for middle school boys in Baltimore…

By Robin White Goode

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Scientist and HBCU Grad Says Support Networks Helped Her Succeed

STEM Profile: Racquel Jemison, Ph.D., of Dow Chemical

Racquel Jemison, Ph.D., a senior chemist at Dow, says support networks and hard work helped…

By Robin White Goode

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Making STEM Diversity a National Priority

Diverse panelists offer tangible solutions

The opening keynote at the U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference offers answers to attracting and…

By Robin White Goode

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Tuskegee University Awarded Arts Grant

$500,000 grant to help blend STEM and arts education

Tuskegee University was awarded a $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in support…

By Robin White Goode

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Oral Health Business Supports Education

Raises money for endowed Spelman scholarship

The Dental Kidz Foundation supports an endowed scholarship at Spelman College and initiatives for females…

By Robin White Goode

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Parent Loan Fix Led to Declines in Black Student Enrollment

Universities and colleges each lost between three and 100 black students

The federal government tightened credit standards and began denying PLUS loans to parents. Black families…

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Howard University Presents Woman in STEM Researcher of the Year Award

A Howard alum and department chair receives the award

Howard University, a top HBCU awarded a Howard alum and department chair the second Woman…

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Separate and Unequal: Funding of Public HBCUs

Unequal funding, programming work to disenfranchise black colleges and universities

Public HBCUs continue to be unequally funded and under-resourced. Lawsuits old and recent have been…

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Shaw University Announces New President

Tashni Dubroy cites partnerships as key to fiscal efficiency

Shaw University’s new president vows to stabilize the school’s finances, academics and leadership, and looks…

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Sheryl Underwood’s Tips for Success in Comedy and Business

Strategies for getting ahead, on and off the stage

Sheryl Underwood offers several strategies for getting ahead, on and off the stage.

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