Tag Archives: Howard University

Charles Koch

Charles Koch Gives $25.6 Million to Thurgood Marshall College Fund

The billionaire is supporting scholars researching education, criminal justice, entrepreneurship

But Koch is also partnering with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, which supports public historically…

By Robin White Goode

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HBCU Tour

HBCU Tour Encourages Students in the Right Direction

Nicole Ford's organization, Stepping In The Right Direction, organizes tours of HBCUs for high school students

Stepping In The Right Direction CEO Nicole Ford takes students on an HBCU tour and…

By Regan Farley

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Howard

Chevrolet and NNPA Give Howard Students an Opportunity to “Discover the Unexpected”

DTU is a fellowship program designed to support the next generation of African American journalists and storytellers

Find out how Chevrolet gave Howard University communications students the chance change the narrative of…

By Kimberly Wilson

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spinoff series

Howard Alum Ta-Nehisi Coates’ ‘Black Panther’ Gets Spin-off Series

The much anticipated comic series hits stands later this year

Coates, a national correspondent at The Atlantic and an alum of Howard University, was offered…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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College Gurl

7 Top Financial Tips From College Gurl

This financial aid professional provides tips to keep you informed

Don’t borrow more than you need. “You will be responsible for paying this money back.…

By Robin White Goode

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Obama the Sixth U.S. President to Deliver Keynote at Howard

148th commencement for the historically black university

“So make no mistake, Class of 2016. You’ve got plenty of work to do,” said…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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East Harlem

Union Settlement Prepares East Harlem Students for College

The College Readiness Program has helped 20,000 young people

Key to Union Settlement’s work is providing educational resources and training that prepare young people…

By Robin White Goode

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First African American Woman to Receive Harvard MBA Opens Up About Lessons Learned (Part II)

Barrier-breaking entrepreneur talks succeeding in a male-dominated industry

Barrier-breaking entrepreneur talks succeeding in a male-dominated industry.

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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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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Meeting Bill Gates: HBCU Student Has the Mental Discipline to Succeed

Students from Delaware State University and Johnson C. Smith University visit the Gates Foundation

Two HBCU presidents and several students visited the Gates Foundation to discuss their challenges and…

By Robin White Goode

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Spelman students displaying their humanoid robot 'spice'

Howard University Introduces D.C Kids to Robot and NASA Scientists and Engineers

Third-graders, college, and high-school students, mingled with NASA scientists and robot engineers at Howard University STEM forum

Third-graders, college, and high-school students, mingled with NASA scientists and robot engineers at Howard University…

By Samara Lynn

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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…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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How I Did It: Nicholas Owen Seeks to Fill News Void for Minorities with NOTV

Platform uses social media to provide bite-sized videos on issues affecting people of color

Howard University alum Nicholas Owen launched NOTV, a global news platform that disseminates information via…

By Courtney Connley

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howarduniversity

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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Yahoo! Donates Computer Servers to Howard, El Paso Universities

Yahoo donates hundreds of servers in effort to bridge diversity gap

Yahoo recently gifted Howard University and the University of Texas at El Paso with 200…

By Samara Lynn

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Former HBO Executive Becomes Howard University’s Athletic Director

Kery Davis to head Howard's athletic department

Howard University names former HBO executive, Kery Davis, as their new athletics director.

By Courtney Connley

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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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Image: Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick and President Obama (Facebook)

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

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.

By Courtney Connley

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Women of Power: 6 of the Most Powerful Corporate Women Who Attended an HBCU

Black female executives whose leadership skills were honed at an HBCU

A spotlight on six of the most powerful women in corporate America who attended an…

By Courtney Connley

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