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Former Brown University president takes over at Prairie View
April 26, 2018
Retired Brown University President Ruth Simmons is being installed as president of Prairie View A&M University, making her the first female leader of the school in Texas. ... read more »
HBCUs Recruit on Westcoast with Basketball Showcase
April 19, 2018
The National College Resources Foundation hosted their first annual Historically Black College and University basketball showcase, allowing local talent to flaunt their skills in front of 21 coaches from HBCUs. ... read more »
Beyonce Gives $100,000 to Four Historically Black Schools
April 19, 2018
Beyonce paid tribute to historically Black colleges during her groundbreaking Coachella performance, and now the singer is donating $100,000 to four Black universities. ... read more »
HBCU settlement pending, but lawmakers say it’s not enough
March 22, 2018
Historically black colleges and universities in Maryland would receive up to $56.9 million annually under legislation, sponsors say, that would restore years of underfunding and program duplication by the state but is unlikely to pass. ... read more »
Senators Doug Jones and Kamala Harris Secure Robust Funding Increase for HBCUs
March 21, 2018
U.S. Senators Doug Jones (D-Ala.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) today announced that Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will receive a 14-percent increase in federal funding in the Senate’s omnibus spending bill, from $244.7 million in FY17 to $279.6 million in FY18. The funding increase follows a request made by Senators Jones and Harris last month in a letter to the leadership of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies. Their letter was supported by 12 of their Senate colleagues and is copied below. ... read more »
President Gerald Freeny Invites Two HBCU Marching Bands to 2019 Rose Parade
February 22, 2018
The tournament of Roses recently announced the involvement of the Alabama State University and the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University marching bands for the 2019 Rose Parade. ... read more »
The Home Depot Announces the 2018 Retool Your School Grant Program for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
February 13, 2018
We are proud to support our nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and value their rich legacy and ongoing contribution to our nation’s history.” ... read more »
Ford Announces New STEAM Column at 2018 NNPA Mid-Winter Conference
February 1, 2018
Ford has enjoyed a decades-long relationship with the Black Press for more than 40 years. ... read more »
Tell them We are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities, Screening and Panel
January 25, 2018
A careful variety of HCBU alumni from the 1940s through the ’70s peppered the storytelling with first hand accounts or their experiences of protest, death and celebration. ... read more »
North Carolina A&T’s Broadway retiring after unbeaten season
January 18, 2018
The school announced Broadway's retirement Monday and promoted assistant Sam Washington to head coach. ... read more »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (12/21-12/28/17)
December 23, 2017
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Activism at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) is not a new phenomenon
November 30, 2017
Their activities bring awareness to their fellow students and their surrounding communities. ... read more »
Eight HBCU Bands “March On” to the 16th Annual Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase
November 2, 2017
A record number of votes helped select a dynamic lineup of marching bands from the nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) to perform at the 16th Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB) Invitational Showcase on January 27, 2018. ... read more »
HBCU in LA Summer 2018 Internship Program Now Accepting Applications 
November 2, 2017
Historically Black Colleges and Universities students have an opportunity to come to Hollywood by way of the Entertainment Industry College Outreach Program (EICOP) with the help of SAG-AFTRA and the White House. ... read more »
Education First! For LACCD President Sydney Kamlager-Dove
September 7, 2017
Dove helps underserved college students soar academically and professionally in Los Angeles Community Colleges. ... read more »
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