Huntsville, Ala. — Alabama A&M University has received a three-year $1.9 million grant to help boost the number of students from disadvantaged backgrounds who pursue studies in the health professions.
Funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Serv ...
Posted Wednesday, August 20th 2008 at 11:45AM
Back in the day, Relationships 101 taught us that One Man + One Woman = Happily Ever After. But today, that’s not always the case. It’s the 21st century and many people enter relationships with a squeeze on the side. Has monogamy—the idea of two people being sexually faithful to each other—gone ...
Posted Wednesday, August 20th 2008 at 10:00AM
By Jenerra Albert and Black College Wire staff
Claudia Ukonu searched for three months for a summer job, to no avail. She remained unemployed throughout the summer.
“I sit at home all day,” said Ukonu, a sophom ...
Posted Monday, August 18th 2008 at 11:37AM
Columbus, OH – Historically Black College and University mega site HBCUConnect.com is joining with the youth service organization City Year to heighten awareness through joint marketing initiatives of community service and leadership opportunities am ...
Posted Thursday, August 14th 2008 at 11:46AM
Huntsville, Ala. ---- Two Alabama A&M University graduate students conducting research in the area of dietary chemoprevention of colon cancer recently received an award for their work by the Chicago-based Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) at the ...
Posted Thursday, July 31st 2008 at 4:05PM
Normal, AL, July 23, 2008---Alabama A&M University announces the establishment of the E-Waste Institute that will serve as a medium to educate, train, raise public awareness, and influence public policies about safe environmental practices for e ...
Posted Thursday, July 24th 2008 at 12:21PM
By Eboni Farmer -- Black College Wire
The July 21 cover of The New Yorker magazine could make any black woman angry.
My first thought was 'Oh no, why does Michelle Obama have to have an Afro?' But taking a closer look I couldn't help but l ...
Posted Thursday, July 24th 2008 at 11:53AM
Williams-Bey was among hundreds of Howard University students to drive eight hours to Cincinnati to pay homage to his dear friend, Aaron Bonner. Last week, members of the Howard community came together to ...
Posted Thursday, July 24th 2008 at 11:46AM
Hampton, Va. – A group of Hampton University broadcast journalism students have produced two audio documentaries to be included in the National Black Programming Consortium’s (NBPC) “Masculinity Project.” The documentaries, which answer the question ...
Posted Monday, July 21st 2008 at 4:06PM
THE JENZABAR FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES AWARD COMPETITION TO SUPPORT STUDENT-LED HUMANITARIAN PROJECTS ACROSS THE GLOBE
Nominations sought through Institutions of Higher Education
Boston (June 2, 2008) The Jenzabar Foundation today announced an awar ...
Posted Wednesday, July 2nd 2008 at 12:16PM
While many 14-year-olds look for ways to spend the summer vacation, Polite Stewart Jr. has made his plans. He will be beginning his freshman year at Southern University in Baton Rouge, La ...
Posted Friday, June 27th 2008 at 12:11PM
By Amber Perry -- Black College Wire
John Oubre/SU Publications
Kofi Lomotey and his wife, Nahuja Since the fall, Margaret Ambrose has served as interim chancellor.
The Southern University Board of Supervisors voted 9-6 on May ...
Posted Friday, June 6th 2008 at 11:27AM
According to the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, in 2007 Howard University had a graduation rate of 60 percent, up two points from the rate the journal reported i ...
Posted Wednesday, June 4th 2008 at 10:54AM
Prairie View A&M Awarded $100,000 Grant from
Tom Joyner Foundation and National Education Association
~Funds will be awarded to teachers in urban and rural areas seeking certification~
DALLAS, Texas--Prairie View A&M University has been sel ...
Posted Tuesday, June 3rd 2008 at 3:40PM
Black women are protrayed negatively in the media. We're shown to the world as dumb, lazy, obese, weave-scratching, finger-pointing, neck-rolling "Ashinkashays" who are perfectly content with six kids, six baby's fathers, and an unhealthy dependence on that check from ...
Posted Monday, May 26th 2008 at 7:48PM
By Michelle D. Anderson -- Black College Wire
Morehouse Public Relations
Joshua Packwood at Morehouse commencement
While the nation may soon be witnessing the induction of its first non-white president, Morehouse College will be honoring its first white valedictorian in th ...
Posted Wednesday, May 21st 2008 at 12:31PM
Hampton, Va. - Hampton University President Dr. William R. Harvey was inducted into the Hampton Roads Business Hall of Fame on May 15 at the Norfolk Marriott, Norfolk, Va. Proceeds from this black-tie dinner and awards ceremony benefit Junior Achiev ...
Posted Wednesday, May 21st 2008 at 10:17AM
By Kevin McGhee -- Black College Wire
There has been much talk about whether there is a continued need for historically black bolleges and universities. Most agree that they played an instrumental role in the development ...
Posted Tuesday, May 13th 2008 at 10:00AM
By Michelle D. Anderson -- Black College Wire
After a vigorous eight-month search, Howard University’s Board of Trustees has selected Sidney A. Ribeau as the institution’s 16th president in a unanimous decision.
“I am excited by the opportu ...
Posted Monday, May 12th 2008 at 11:25AM
By Acquanetta Donnell Jr. & staff reports -- Black College Wire
Kenneth Cummiongs/The Meter
TSU Freedom Riders Allen Cason, Mary Jane Smith, Etta Simpson and Rip Patton
The Tennessee Board of Regents voted unanimously on April 25 to award ...
Posted Monday, May 12th 2008 at 11:21AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
2008 JUMP START U 4 COLLEGE PROGRAM AND TOUR
Applications are now available for the 2008 Jump Start U 4 College Program and Tour. Students who will be enrolled in grades 9 – 12 during the 2008-09 school years may ap ...
Posted Friday, May 9th 2008 at 10:16AM
Knowing when to make the right financial investment, By Hezekiah Griggs, 19 year old retired millionaire
1) – The first thing that you need to do is evaluate your current financial situation. Set limits on what you can do with any financial opportunity that may come your way. In business w ...
Posted Monday, May 5th 2008 at 11:32AM