Do Us A Flavor Contest: HBCU Alumna Wins $1M Prize http://bit.ly/1wj8qlA


Do Us A Flavor Contest: HBCU Alumna Wins $1M Prize

Following nearly three months of competition, Lay’s potato chips – one of the marquee brands from PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division – today announced Lay’s Kettle Cooked Wasabi Ginger flavored potato chips as the winner of this …

National College Fair 2015 Schedule http://bit.ly/1FwSGR3


National College Fair 2015 Schedule

Are you ready to begin thinking about the next step in your education? Ready to see what’s out there? Ready to explore what the next four years of your life will be like? Then you’re …

Black Fraternities Promoting Domestic Violence Awareness http://bit.ly/1vOHWul


Black Fraternities Promoting Domestic Violence Awareness

As I read Felecia Commodore’s piece, “Black Sororities and Violence Against Women Awareness”, I realized that men cannot sit on the sidelines as the national conversation about domestic violence persists, especially during Domestic Violence Awareness …

Podcast 15: Black Boots Web Series and How HBCUs Value Black Lives and Minds http://bit.ly/1svtbsN


HL 015: Black Boots and How HBCUs Value Black Lives

Episode 15 features a conversation with Geno Brooks about the web television series “Black Boots”. Also, Dr. Marybeth Gasman and Felecia Commodore talk about their article “HBCUs: Where African American Lives and Minds Are Valued”. Black …

Howard University to Host 2014 HBCU Lacrosse All Star Game http://bit.ly/1wMyXGX


Howard University to Host 2014 HBCU Lacrosse All Star Game

The Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) Lacrosse Consortium will be hosting the 2nd Annual HBCU Lacrosse All Star Game at Howard University’s Greene Stadium on the weekend of November 8th and 9th. The HBCU …

West Virginia State Announces $18M Capital Campaign Goal http://bit.ly/1F0oDkE


West Virginia State Announces $18M Capital Campaign Goal

On October 11, West Virginia State University (WVSU) President Brian O. Hemphill announced an increased fundraising goal for the University’s ongoing Capital Campaign “Realize the Promise, Deliver the Future” to $18 million by 2017. President Hemphill …

Mission To Graduate: A Reflection On the HBCU Experience http://bit.ly/1rs8mKR


Mission To Graduate: A Reflection On the HBCU Experience

Sometimes graduation is so close it feels far away—it can even feel like mission impossible. That’s the moment when you have to fight the hardest. Being a graduating senior is harder than I thought it would …

Clark Atlanta Receives A $231,000 Grant From Chevron http://bit.ly/1yxa7z4


Clark Atlanta Receives A $231,000 Grant From Chevron

Chevron Corporation announced on Sept. 30 that it would provide a $231,500 grant for scholarships and to support enrichment programs for Clark Atlanta University’s (CAU) business and engineering students.  This is the third award of …

Virginia Union Receives $2.1M Gift from Anonymous Donor http://bit.ly/1yx1jJH


Virginia Union Receives $2.1M Gift from Anonymous Donor

The Virginia Union University Board of Trustees today announced a gift of $2.1 million, the largest one-time cash gift from a single living donor in the university’s history. The Board also approved the anonymous donor’s …

Albany State Marching Band to Perform at 2016 Rose Bowl Parade: http://bit.ly/1tmw8iH


Albany State Band to Perform at 2016 Rose Bowl Parade

Members of the award winning Albany State University Marching Band are excited about an invitation to participate in the 2016 Tournament of Roses Parade. The pride of Albany and Southwest Georgia will perform in the …