Alabama State University and IBM (International Business Machines) announced a joint educational partnership that includes access to the IBM Skills Academy focused on digital learning and technology skills.
Through IBM’s existing academic initiati ...
Posted Tuesday, November 24th 2020 at 2:42PM
For most parents, commencement is a time to watch proudly as their children walk across the stage to receive their degrees. For Lauren Salter, the experience will be quite different. As the mother of Courtney, she will actually walk across the stage to receive her diploma ...
Posted Wednesday, November 18th 2020 at 4:29PM
Last year, Alcorn State University was granted its official charter for the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) Chapter. This year, the organization appointed its first student lea ...
Posted Friday, November 13th 2020 at 5:27PM
On November 12, 2020, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. will celebrate 98 years of sisterhood, scholarship, and service. As the organization and its 100,000 worldwide members honor the illustrious seven founders, we remember Sigma Gamma Rho’s “firsts” i ...
Posted Thursday, November 12th 2020 at 1:04PM
Oakwood University honored our nation's veterans with a Wreath-Laying Ceremony on November 11, 2020, at the Oakwood University Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Pre-event activities included a parade of Mr. Oakwood – De’Andre Brown, Miss Oakwood – Tia ...
Posted Wednesday, November 11th 2020 at 7:14PM
Seven Hillz Productions Foundation, a Florida-based production company, founded by Breion Moses announced its scholarship fund--The Benjamin Moses, Jr. Scholarship Fund benefiting students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Th ...
Posted Tuesday, November 10th 2020 at 11:09PM
In an artistic work-around from the gathering restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Delaware State Art Center/Gallery has launched its first show of the 2020-2021 school year – a virtual exhibition of the works of a DSU alumnus Guy Miller.
Posted Thursday, November 5th 2020 at 4:39PM
The top of the lineup was different than in recent years, but the outcome was the same: another dominating performance for Xavier University of Louisiana women's cross country at the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Championships.
Freshmen Jalyn Jen ...
Posted Wednesday, November 4th 2020 at 10:15PM
The Central State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has selected Catharine “Cathy” Parson to serve as CSU’s next head women’s basketball coach. Parson becomes the sixth head coach in the history of CSU women’s basketball.
"We are ...
Posted Monday, November 2nd 2020 at 6:15PM
Campus Vote Project’s Legacy Initiative and the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (NAFEO) present, HBCU Culture Clash coming Facebook and Youtube Live near you, on Thursday, October 29th at 7:30 pm EST.
Hosted by Renn ...
Posted Thursday, October 29th 2020 at 3:27PM
The Central State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has selected Antonio O. Davis to serve as CSU’s next head men’s basketball coach. Davis takes over a CSU program that was 17-13 last season with a 11-8 ledger in SIAC play.
Posted Thursday, October 29th 2020 at 3:19PM
The Texas Southern University Office of Outreach Services is hosting a Virtual Tiger Day for prospective junior and senior high school students, and transfer students Thursday, October 29, 2020, and Friday, October 30, 2020. Event participants have t ...
Posted Wednesday, October 28th 2020 at 6:19PM
While Delaware State University postponed the rest of its Homecoming events until the spring due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, the Coronation Ceremony for this year’s Mr. and Miss DSU took place this weekend.
The University held an Oct. 25 ...
Posted Wednesday, October 28th 2020 at 12:54AM
Alcorn is proud to announce that it will hold in-person Commencement Ceremonies for the Fall Class of 2020 and Spring Class of 2020 Saturday, Nov. 21, in the Jack Spinks Stadium-Marino Casem Field. The Golden Class of 1970 will also be honored on Nov ...
Posted Monday, October 26th 2020 at 6:54PM
Dr. Devona Williams, Chairperson of the Delaware State University Board of Trustees and founder of Goeins-Williams Associates, Inc., has added another accomplishment to her impressive career with her induction into the Delaware Business Hall of Fame ...
Posted Monday, October 26th 2020 at 3:39PM
WARC, Cannes Lions, ANA Educational Foundation, the 4A’s Foundation and ARF partner with HBCU Business Deans Roundtable to bring industry knowledge to future Black marketers
Free access to WARC and The Work by Cannes Lions platforms given to 100+ ...
Posted Wednesday, October 21st 2020 at 6:01PM
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Delaware State University a five-year $1.3 million grant that will fund the establishment of a Bioinformatics and Chemistry summer program for middle school students.
The program is entitled the ...
Posted Tuesday, October 20th 2020 at 11:10PM
It would be difficult to underestimate the key role our area has played in the history of American-American tennis. Richard Williams, the father of the two greatest sisters ever to play the game, grew up in Shreveport’s Cedar Grove neighborhood. Rich ...
Posted Tuesday, October 20th 2020 at 7:41PM
Virginia Union University is launching VUU Global to take the HBCU experience to the cloud! The exciting new venture introduces the Presidential Distinguished Lecture Series to provide participants access to world-class lectures on diverse topics and ...
Posted Sunday, October 18th 2020 at 10:32PM
Xavier University of Louisiana's Lailaa Bashir won two singles matches Friday - including an upset of the No. 3 seed - to reach the semifinals of the ITA Cup tennis championships.
The sophomore won 6-2, 6-4 in the first round (round of 16) against ...
Posted Friday, October 16th 2020 at 8:01PM
The Texas Southern University Choir will participate in the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation’s 2020 A Celebration of Reading event on KPRC 2 on Saturday, October 17. TSU Choir members will perform background vocals for Houston-based R&B singe ...
Posted Friday, October 16th 2020 at 5:07PM
Following a nationwide search, a new provost will pave the way for student success and faculty excellence at Alcorn State University.
Dr. Ontario Wooden began his tenure as the University’s provost and senior vice president for academic affairs ...
Posted Friday, October 16th 2020 at 4:40PM
Chipotle Mexican Grill is expanding its debt-free degree program for employees to include a historically Black college (HBCU) for the first time, the company announced Oct. 7. Paul Quinn College, located in Dallas, Texas, is one of the oldest HBCUs i ...
Posted Friday, October 16th 2020 at 4:03AM
Two employees in Alabama State University’s Physical Plant had no idea that they would be a part of history when they came to work on Wednesday, Oct. 14.
Joe Taylor and Joe Zeigler actually removed the name Bibb Graves from the residence hall that ...
Posted Wednesday, October 14th 2020 at 8:15PM
LRT Sports announced a "The HBCU Experience: Coaches Panel" to take place on Zoom on Oct. 14, 2020 at 8 p.m. EST, allowing only 1000 participants. The panel will allow student-athletes, parents and other coaches to ask Historically Black Colleges & U ...
Posted Monday, October 12th 2020 at 10:38PM