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
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
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
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
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
Award-Winning Director Stanley Nelson And Firelight Films Launches HBCU Tour With Public Media Stations For Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story Of Black Colleges And Universities.
"Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story Of Black Colleges And Universiti ...
Posted Wednesday, November 1st 2017 at 3:54PM
House Small Business Committee Vice Ranking Member Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) will host a Small Business Committee Roundtable to explore the resources Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) need to successfully develop entrepreneu ...
Posted Tuesday, October 31st 2017 at 4:43PM
by Gia Savage via DiverseEducation.com
for original story, go to http://diverseeducation.com/article/100393/
as posted August 16, 2017
Morris Brown College, a historically Black institution in Atlanta, Georgia, lost its accreditation in April of ...
Posted Friday, October 6th 2017 at 2:40PM
From The Washington Post
By Devlin Barrett and Sarah Larimer
Former FBI director James B. Comey was heckled and jeered throughout a speech Friday at Howard University by a group of protesters chanting “No justice, no peace” in a loud, contentious ...
Posted Friday, September 22nd 2017 at 3:34PM
Alabama State University greatly helped the American Red Cross come to the rescue of hundreds to people (and families) as Hurricane Irma approached Florida, Georgia and even local folks in fear of strong winds and huge rainfall.
As tens of thousan ...
Posted Wednesday, September 20th 2017 at 4:00PM
Without a doubt, gospel music has the power to move the soul. In honor of Mississippi’s Bicentennial and National Gospel Music Heritage Month, Mississippi Cultural Crossroads presents Comfort My Soul: A Celebration of Gospel Music in Southwest MS and ...
Posted Wednesday, September 20th 2017 at 3:48PM
Today, Bipartisan HBCU Caucus co-chair Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in response to the White House’s indication that they will move ahead with the 2017 HBCU Week Conference after Rep. Adams, the Congressional Blac ...
Posted Tuesday, August 22nd 2017 at 3:56PM
HBCUConnect.com partners with NextEra Energy to build pipeline of African-American talent for nuclear engineering and operations careers
Columbus, Ohio – Aug. 15, 2017— HBCUConnect.com today announced a new partnership with NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) to leverage HBCUConnect’s reach a ...
Posted Tuesday, August 15th 2017 at 3:57PM
Alabama State University alumna Angela Nesbitt (’04) is making her mark on the small screen, in a recurring role on BET Centric’s new TV show, "Beauty and the Baller".
“Beauty and the Baller” is a single-camera television comedy series that follow ...
Posted Friday, August 11th 2017 at 4:30PM
New York Life Insurance Company is one of the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States. Headquartered in New York City, New York Life maintains offices in all fifty states, and owns Seguros Monterrey New York Life in Mexico. New York Life is one of the most financially strong and h ...
Posted Friday, August 4th 2017 at 9:30PM
The N.C. A&T Aggie Alumni National Convention hosted by the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Alumni Association, Inc. is now accepting workshop proposals. The deadline for proposals is September 15, 2017. RFP documents are available for download