The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders (https://yali.state.gov/mwf/), is now seeking qualified U.S.–based colleges, universities, and organizations to implement six-week Leadership Institutes in summer of 2019.
Institute Partners will host 25 Fellows in mid-June through July ...
Posted Friday, September 14th 2018 at 8:11PM
Dr. Linwood Whitten will represent minority serving institutions on its task force for the 2018-2019 Term
The nationally acclaimed Diversity Abroad Network in Global Education (Diversity Abroad) has chosen Alabama State University's director of t ...
Posted Friday, September 14th 2018 at 3:01PM
by LaMont Jones
Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Dr. Brian K. Blount began to sense at a young age that ministry may be a calling in his life, but he didn’t foresee his future vocation taking him into the realm of teaching.
Fast forward to t ...
Posted Thursday, September 13th 2018 at 11:05AM
A video of a tense encounter between four black students and a white man in Florida has prompted a police investigation after it went viral on Twitter.
The video, posted by one of the students of Florida A&M University, Isiah Butterfield, shows th ...
Posted Wednesday, September 12th 2018 at 4:54PM
It’s finally here - a program that will teach you how to DISCOVER and UNLOCK your gifts, talents, natural abilities and skills with ways to leverage them to get paid to do what you love. Georgia Woodbine delivers a refreshing approach on basic princi ...
Posted Monday, September 10th 2018 at 6:28PM
The rain didn’t stop Tennessee State University sophomore Rachelle Brown from winning big at the 29th annual Southern Heritage Classic. Rachelle received the first of four $10,000 McDonald’s True to the HBCU scholarships, facilitated by Thurgood Mars ...
Posted Monday, September 10th 2018 at 5:15PM
Friday: Rickey Smiley Show LIVE from ASU: Free & Open to Everyone!
WHAT: Live from ASU - The Rickey Smiley Morning Show - free and open to everyone!
WHEN: Friday (Aug. 31) from 5 a.m. - 9 a.m.
WHERE: ASU's Dunn-Oliver Acadome.
The news media ...
Posted Thursday, August 30th 2018 at 3:19PM
Birmingham - area resident has a winning spirit
An Alabama State University honor student was crowned the 2018 National American Miss Alabama Teen at the state competition held recently at the Sheraton in downtown Birmingham, and she will soon be off to compete for the national title in the fall ...
Posted Wednesday, August 22nd 2018 at 3:43PM
Kevin Hart, KIPP Schools, and the UNCF have helped provide up to $600,000 in scholarships to 18 qualifying students attending historically black colleges and universities through his Help From The Hart charity.
The comedian has teamed up with the ...
Posted Monday, August 13th 2018 at 4:51PM
Based on The Stanford Open Policing Project
Police pull over more than 50,000 drivers on a typical day, more than 20 million motorists every year. Yet the most common police interaction - the traffic stop - has not been tracked, at least not in an ...
Posted Wednesday, August 8th 2018 at 3:52PM
Rev. Robert & Jeannie Graetz bought Parks' letter at NYC auction for $9k, donating it to ASU Archives
A rare handwritten letter by civil rights icon Rosa Parks about how the Ku Klux Klan bombed a neighbor's home in 1957-Montgomery will shortly mov ...
Posted Wednesday, August 1st 2018 at 3:22PM
Tymeya Thompson, a graduate of Lincoln University of PA, is the founder of a new mentoring program in Philadelphia called, “Queens On The Rise”. Queens On The Rise Mentoring Program is a new Philadelphia based non-profit organization geared towards supporting young queens in the community and helpin ...
Posted Sunday, July 29th 2018 at 9:44PM
Nationwide is All About Diversity and Inclusion.
We had the distinct pleasure of sitting down with Trenton Manning, AVP of Talent Acquisition at Nationwide in Columbus, Ohio to discuss some of the reasons why an HBCU grad might want to work for Nationwide.
Nationwide is a key partner for HBCU ...
Posted Wednesday, July 25th 2018 at 5:18PM
In celebration of Global McDelivery Day, singer and television sensation Zonnique surprised Texas Southern University students on July 19 with a classic lunch, courtesy of McDonald’s®. With Zonnique’s help, the brand turned a routine summer school mo ...
Posted Monday, July 23rd 2018 at 4:04PM
This Thursday, McDonald’s is celebrating fun, food and convenience around the world by bringing back Global McDelivery Day.
This year on Global McDelivery Day, McDonald’s is transforming every day, routine moments into fun and delicious moments. M ...
Posted Thursday, July 19th 2018 at 5:02PM
Oakwood University Aeolians achieved highest scores in two categories to win big at the 10th edition of World Choir Games in Tshwane, located in the northern part of South Africa.
Competing in the categories of Spirituals, University and College a ...
Posted Thursday, July 19th 2018 at 3:51PM
By Sho Chandra - Bloomberg writer
Americans’ confidence in employment prospects is soaring as the labor market tightens. The latest proof: A record number are voluntarily quitting to seek better jobs.
Some 3.56 million workers left positions in ...
Posted Tuesday, July 10th 2018 at 6:33PM
A report from a national higher education consulting firm recommends that state leaders consolidate Concord University and Bluefield State College, as well as consider consolidating a handful of other colleges down the road.
The report was obtaine ...
Posted Tuesday, July 10th 2018 at 6:26PM
The boosters and supporters of the Alabama State University Mighty Marching Hornet Band (MMH) are asking the public, alumni and supporters to help it raise funds in order to send its student-members to march and perform in the 2019 Tournament of Rose ...
Posted Monday, June 18th 2018 at 7:57PM
Deloitte, an internationally renowned consulting firm, has partnered with my company, HBCUConnect.com, to bring you this special opportunity. We will be hosting a networking event on June 22nd, 2018 in ATLANTA, GA so that qualified professionals such as yourself will be able to network w ...
Posted Friday, June 1st 2018 at 7:37PM
The Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Supportive Services Center at Cheyney University will host their first annual, Women in Business Summit: Quality Without Question on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 8 am – 3 pm at Cheyney University’s Marcus Foste ...
Posted Thursday, May 31st 2018 at 5:20PM
From Howard University
Howard University alumnus Chadwick Boseman provides words of inspiration to the Class of 2018 during Howard University's 150th Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 12 in Washington, D.C. ...
Posted Wednesday, May 16th 2018 at 7:20PM
KIPP DC Lead Academy is a non-profit, independently owned, tuition-free charter public school that is open to all students, including those with disabilities. It runs with more flexibility than traditional public schools in exchange for increased acc ...
Posted Tuesday, May 8th 2018 at 10:13PM