If given the choice of any player in NBA history to start a franchise, legendary coach Phil Jackson says Celtics center Bill Russell would win out over his former player Michael Jordan.
“In my estimation, the guy that has to be there would be Bill ...
Posted Thursday, May 23rd 2013 at 5:17PM
Robert L. Johnson, founder and chairman of The RLJ Companies and founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), attended the 18th Annual Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Conference + Expo where he was presented with the Arthur G. Gaston Lifetime Achi ...
Posted Thursday, May 23rd 2013 at 4:38PM
Central State University Beacom / Lewis Gym
June 8th and June 10-14
Boys & Girls ages 9 - 18
Camping day 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Learn about the game of Basketball and develop skills through instruction by the best players and coaches. Campers will ...
Posted Thursday, May 23rd 2013 at 3:42PM
Memorial Day is on its way and many across the country are preparing for it.
Some look at it as a day off from work, and a time to relax and unwind, and
some actually honor the real purpose of this day set aside for our Military
I re ...
Posted Thursday, May 23rd 2013 at 12:13PM
Cindy Clark, USA TODAY11:16 a.m. EDT May 21, 2013
The entertainer, 80, will receive the American humor prize and will be saluted at a star-studded gala on Oct. 20.
Carol Burnett has been making people laugh for decades.
And now the John F. ...
Posted Tuesday, May 21st 2013 at 3:35PM
Saying "humanity in the abstract will never inspire you in the same way as human beings you meet," Melinda Gates urged Duke University's graduates Sunday to use new technology to connect with others, including people in the developing world whose liv ...
Posted Tuesday, May 21st 2013 at 11:58AM
What we put out is what we get back. If we put out good into the earthly world we will and should get back good, right?
If we do right by our Earth our Mother Nature will do right by us. Maybe?
It's worth a try.
Be good, be better, be the best to ...
Posted Tuesday, May 21st 2013 at 11:42AM
Michelle Obama encouraged the graduates of Bowie State University on Friday to live up to the legacy of their university's founders and the leaders of the civil rights movement by promoting the importance of education in the black community.
Posted Monday, May 20th 2013 at 10:41AM
iCan is an innovative and forward-thinking company that understands the needs of the HBCU community. They provide a wide range of insurance and non-insurance products, and their focus on customer service makes them an ideal partner for HBCU. Their pr ...
Posted Friday, May 17th 2013 at 12:22PM
AppDay is a kickoff activity apart of a larger initiative started by several employees at Microsoft in concert with TEALS and passionate teachers at Rainier Beach to bring programming curriculum to Seattle schools. We need the help of software engine ...
Posted Friday, May 17th 2013 at 11:56AM
In an emotional interview on "60 Minutes", the Microsoft chairman speaks of visiting Steve Jobs in his last days and marveling at how well he understood the concept of brand.
by Chris Matyszczyk
When the sense of personal competition has go ...
Posted Monday, May 13th 2013 at 3:42PM
By Sandeep Sood
When it comes to balancing work and life, including a rewarding, impactful professional role, can women have it all? YES, says recruiter Sandeep Sood, who has hired hundreds of women in tech over 14 years, after his own five-year c ...
Posted Monday, May 13th 2013 at 11:48AM
Moms are everything sweet.
They help us stay neat.
They cook us food to eat.
They instill manners in us.
Moms scold us when we fuss.
My mom showed me how to dust.
Unconditional love flows from
Pain in her child she won't let occur.
Posted Sunday, May 12th 2013 at 11:09AM
Happy Mother's Week to all of you women and men who are raising our future President's, and First Lady's! First Lady Michelle Obama is a mother of high esteem who always sets a great example of the definition of a Mother. We appreciate your positive ...
Posted Tuesday, May 7th 2013 at 12:30PM
Kristie and Kirstie Bronner, C’2013, have always done everything together — from dressing alike in elementary school to double dating in high school. On May 19, the music majors from Atlanta will graduate from Spelman College as co-valedictorians wit ...
Posted Tuesday, May 7th 2013 at 12:13PM
By ADD SEYMOUR JR.
The summer after Shelton “Spike” Lee’s sophomore year at Morehouse, his advisor told him that he needed to choose a major. It was the summer of 1977 and Lee was home in Brooklyn, visiting a friend.
“In the middle of the ...
Posted Tuesday, May 7th 2013 at 12:12PM
Tomorrow is the day to get out and Vote in the Primary Election.
Your city is depending on you to help select the best candidate
to lead you towards success!
Find out where your voting polls are located:
Posted Monday, May 6th 2013 at 6:04PM
Today marks the start of National Teacher Appreciation Week – a great opportunity to show teachers how much they matter to us.
One great way to thank teachers is by supporting organizations that help them do their best work. I recently met with re ...
Posted Monday, May 6th 2013 at 1:32PM
Coming May 12: A Conversation with Maya Angelou
All-new episodes of "Super Soul Sunday" are coming your way on Mother's Day! Tune in Sunday, May 12, as our new season kicks off with one of Oprah's greatest teachers, Dr. Maya Angelou.
Watch Vide ...
Posted Monday, May 6th 2013 at 11:53AM
How are you spending your Cinco de Mayo?
We are grilling, communing, and uplifting over
here at the HBCUConnect House! This time last
year we were at the Obama Rally held at OSU
working and cheering for our President to stay
in office. Looks li ...
Posted Sunday, May 5th 2013 at 7:35PM
We have recently partnered with the largest Greek Event in the country to create an excellent opportunity for employers to interface with HBCU and Greek Fraternity/Sorority alumni from all over the country. For years this has been a key event in the ...
Posted Friday, May 3rd 2013 at 11:43AM
Justin McIntosh is editor of Columbus Alive. These are a few of his favorite things.
Numero, Eccentric Soul: The Capsoul Label
Available at Spoonful Records, 116 E. Long St., Downtown
Numero’s Eccentric Soul compilations are treasure troves ...
Posted Thursday, May 2nd 2013 at 3:31PM
Join AGP for the first annual seminar series and Career fair sponsored by HBCU Connect, Wealthy Greeks and Tiwaworks all hosted in the Sheraton Atlanta, host hotel for the 2013 Atlanta Greek Picnic weekend.
Date: Thursday, June 6, 2013
Career Exp ...
Posted Thursday, May 2nd 2013 at 12:56PM
by Dr. Elwood Watson
Lately, it seems that a person cannot pick up a newspaper, look through a magazine or peruse a website blog without coming across an article bemoaning the continuing devaluation or suppose lack of worth of a college degree th ...
Posted Thursday, May 2nd 2013 at 11:30AM