Dr. Dwalah Fisher was selected as one of the nine class members to be inducted into the 2017 Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Hall of Fame. The enshrinement ceremony will take place on Nov. 30 at The Westin Galleria in Houston.
Fisher, who ...
Posted Friday, November 17th 2017 at 8:28PM
Stanley Nelson, the preeminent storyteller of the African-American experience and Firelight Films, the award-winning production company committed to making films about pivotal events, movements, and people in American history, unveil a new full-lengt ...
Posted Friday, November 17th 2017 at 5:17PM
Johnson C. Smith University is happy to announce the receipt of $1,100,000 from Kenan Charitable Trust and $738,000 from the Department of Education for its Access to Innovation Initiative. This K-16 initiative will increase students’ interest and pr ...
Posted Thursday, November 16th 2017 at 7:12PM
The holidays are a busy time of year for travel. According to U.S. Department of Transportation Statistics, the number of long-distance trips by Americans increases by 54 percent during the Thanksgiving travel period. The number rises by 23 percent during Christmas and New Year’s, compared to the av ...
Posted Thursday, November 16th 2017 at 3:41PM
The concerns of students at Alcorn State University have been heard.
The university has ended the paper-based clearance forms process. Beginning with seniors eligible to earn degrees at the fall 2017 commencement, graduates will be able to electr ...
Posted Wednesday, November 15th 2017 at 4:04PM
The ASU Turkey Day Classic features a host of exciting homecoming festivities and fun for the whole family
Alabama State University's 94th annual Turkey Day Classic (T.D.C.) and Hornet Homecoming celebration is now upon us.
It will include a ...
Posted Tuesday, November 14th 2017 at 7:29PM
WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 16, at 11 a.m.
WHERE: ASU’s John Garrick Hardy Center Ballroom (across from the Acadome).
The star from television's "A Different World,” Charnele A. Brown, will have a 'chat' with Alabama State University students when sh ...
Posted Tuesday, November 14th 2017 at 3:04PM
Anthony Collier has been announced as a recipient of the Executive Leadership Council’s (ELC) 2017 Alvaro L. Martins Scholarship. Collier, a senior honors student from Manor, Texas, has a double major in History and Political Science. ELC is the pree ...
Posted Tuesday, November 14th 2017 at 11:56AM
Texas State Representative John Zerwas provided the coin toss for Texas Southern University’s October 11th football game against the Southern University Jaguars. Zerwas, who represents District 28, which encompasses northwestern Fort Bend County, was ...
Posted Monday, November 13th 2017 at 4:05PM
Students interested in training athletes and expanding their knowledge of history can now enroll in Alcorn State University’s two new degree programs.
At their meeting in October, the Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Lea ...
Posted Monday, November 13th 2017 at 2:17PM
Descendants of the Nine Former Slaves who Founded ASU in 1867 to be Hosted on Campus. President Ross to Bring Greetings & Descendant Gary Franklin to Share Insight About Founder that He's Uncovered.
WHEN: Nov. 21 (Tuesday), from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p ...
Posted Monday, November 13th 2017 at 1:35PM
Hollywood Insider & Washington, D.C. Liaison Stacy Milner will Help Attendees Navigate a Career in Entertainment -
- Learn How to Land a Hollywood Job in Acting, Production, Film, Writing, Directing, Camera, Etc. -
- Also providing insight will be ...
Posted Thursday, November 9th 2017 at 7:54PM
ASU's Division of Student Affairs is Celebrating the Hornet Nation's Students Beginning THIS Sunday. Events include: Walk with Pres. Ross, Yo Gotti/Blac Youngsta/Jacquees Concert, Voter Ed, Fall Carnival, Step-Show, Charnele Brown & More. "The Buzz i ...
Posted Thursday, November 9th 2017 at 7:07PM
Designed to foster business partnerships between the federal government, Vets & Service-disabled Veterans & Others. Co-sponsors for the event are Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, LLC and ASU’s College of Education. ASU President Quinton T. Ross, ...
Posted Wednesday, November 8th 2017 at 7:13PM
Courtesy of WCCO Minnesota
After a night of tallying the votes, and with 100 percent of precincts reporting, St. Paul has elected its first African-American mayor.
Former City Council Member Melvin Carter, an alum of Florida A&M University, will be the mayor of Minnesota’s capital city after r ...
Posted Wednesday, November 8th 2017 at 7:08PM
Students from Oakwood University attended the national Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABCRMS) meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, November 1-4, 2017
Sixteen students presented posters of their research in Biology, Chemistry, ...
Posted Wednesday, November 8th 2017 at 6:56PM
Actors Jasmine Guy and Kadeem Hardison of NBC's "A Different World" visited Terrell, Texas to celebrate with the community and students of Southwestern Christian College. The small HBCU of just 125 students, are the grand prize winners of the inaugur ...
Posted Wednesday, November 8th 2017 at 4:59PM
Texas Southern University’s Jesse H. Jones School of Business (JHJ) and Aspect, a leading global provider of cloud commodity trading and risk management solutions, announced a new partnership on October 31. Aspect has provided JHJ with a free subscri ...
Posted Monday, November 6th 2017 at 3:52PM
Alcorn State University continues to earn national praise and recognition for being an exceptional educational institution.
Alcorn was the highest ranked Mississippi HBCU and fifth overall in the state on College Consensus’ Best Colleges in Missis ...
Posted Monday, November 6th 2017 at 2:14PM
Alcorn State University is being praised for being one of the nation’s most affordable universities for parents.
Alcorn is ranked number 202 on The Student Loan Report’s Top 250 Colleges With the Lowest Student Loan Debt for Parents list. The Stud ...
Posted Friday, November 3rd 2017 at 7:26PM
Keep up-to-date with the latest in SWAC football with Dwayen Fulton of Fulton Sports as he gives weekly results of SWAC football games and lets you know what upcoming games to look out for. ...
Posted Friday, November 3rd 2017 at 7:09PM
Wiley College is set to host the 2017 National HBCU Speech and Debate Championship Tournament on January 26-27, 2018. Currently, there are 33 teams vying for the championship trophy so may the best debating team win!
Thank you to Coach Chris Medin ...
Posted Friday, November 3rd 2017 at 7:02PM
Over the years Tyler Perry has become a household name what with his films, plays, television shows, and his iconic character Medea. Through hard work and perseverance he has risen to an unequivocal level of success having started his work in the entertainment industry with a play that garnered almo ...
Posted Friday, November 3rd 2017 at 5:39PM
Alabama State University Wins AT&T Magic City Classic “It Can Wait” Pledge Competition. University wins $2,000 “It Can Wait” pledge that highlights dangers of distracted driving/texting.
Alabama State University and Alabama A&M compete on the fie ...
Posted Friday, November 3rd 2017 at 3:00PM