FAMU’s fall enrollment slid again for the fourth consecutive year. But the decline is not as bad as university officials originally feared.
Last week, FAMU Vice-President for Student Affairs William Hudson informed the Board of Trustees’ Student A ...
Posted Tuesday, September 16th 2014 at 1:53PM
Dr. Rudolph E. Waters Sr., interim president (1994-1995) at Alcorn State University, died Sunday at River Region Health Systems in Vicksburg at the age of 82 after an extended illness.
Waters served Alcorn for more than 48 years. He jo ...
Posted Tuesday, September 16th 2014 at 1:50PM
By Maria Saporta
What a week it has been for Valerie Montgomery Rice.
She was inaugurated as the sixth president of the Morehouse School of Medicine (and its first woman president) during a multi-day series of events that would be exhausting fo ...
Posted Monday, September 15th 2014 at 6:14PM
Just minutes after Tennessee State University President Glenda Glover gave a cheerful report of progress at the institution and thanked alumni and friends for their support, a former student stepped up with a sizable individual donation to his alma m ...
Posted Monday, September 15th 2014 at 6:02PM
The National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR) brings the
2014 National Conference to Philadelphia, PA
The National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR) invites you to join your human resource co ...
Posted Monday, September 15th 2014 at 5:23PM
Students were told to run their race --- pursuing their college education -- with endurance as they began the new school year Monday. Concordia President, Rev.Dr. Tilahun Mendedo delivered the message at the opening convocation.
"You are in a race ...
Posted Monday, September 15th 2014 at 3:00PM
September 12, 2014Check out these featured jobs listing that employers have posted on our web site. These are great opportunities to get the job you want or to make that change that you have been thinking about for some time now. These employers are ...
Posted Friday, September 12th 2014 at 11:00PM
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the charity run by Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates and his wife, announced Wednesday that it would be donating $50 million toward fighting the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
This marks the largest ...
Posted Friday, September 12th 2014 at 3:44PM
Texas Secretary of State Nandita Berry came to Texas Southern University to speak with student leaders about the importance of registering and voting in the upcoming November elections.
“In order for elections to be successful everyone has to vot ...
Posted Thursday, September 11th 2014 at 6:34PM
Although Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have been shaking up higher education since 2012 by offering free courses to students anywhere in the world, historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have been notably absent from MOOC platform ...
Posted Thursday, September 11th 2014 at 6:24PM
For the eighth consecutive year, U.S. News has produced a ranking measuring the quality of the undergraduate education at historically black colleges and universities. In order to be on the list, a school must be currently designated by the U.S. Depa ...
Posted Thursday, September 11th 2014 at 3:17PM
Yesterday, U.S. News & World Report (USNWR) released the 2015 Best Colleges Rankings for the 30th consecutive year. Oakwood University was number 33 on the list.
The annual peer survey is conducted in the spring, where administrators at HBCUs (i ...
Posted Thursday, September 11th 2014 at 2:51PM
Thirteen years ago, militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al-Qaeda carried out suicide attacks against targets in the United States. On that day - September 11, 2001 - which has come to be known as "9/11" - two of the four airplanes ...
Posted Thursday, September 11th 2014 at 2:49PM
Online event registration is now open for America Recycles Day, a national initiative of Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s leading nonprofit that builds and sustains vibrant communities.
America Recycles Day, which takes place annually on ...
Posted Wednesday, September 10th 2014 at 2:03PM
Russell Simmons is no stranger to the fashion industry. His Phat Farm label was one of the top urban brands in the 90s and early aughts. Now, Simmons is going a little less street and a little more collegiate with his Argyleculture m ...
Posted Wednesday, September 10th 2014 at 11:01AM