The National AIDS Fund (NAF) announced today it is one of 11 organizations to receive the first-ever Social Innovation Fund (SIF) grants, an initiative administered by the Corporation for National and Community Service. The $3.6 million SIF grant wi ...
Posted Thursday, July 22nd 2010 at 12:51PM
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority honors Jay-Z.
When I received the press release from Alpha Kappa Alpha listing the people being honored at this year's AKA Boule in St. Louis, I literally had to read it three times for my brain to register.
Alpha Kap ...
Posted Thursday, July 22nd 2010 at 11:59AM
Competitive cheerleading is not an official sport that colleges can use to meet gender-equity requirements, a federal judge ruled Wednesday in ordering a Connecticut school to keep its women's volleyball team. Several volleyball players and their co ...
Posted Thursday, July 22nd 2010 at 11:53AM
With offensive and defensive players of the year returning from 2009 in Prairie View quarterback K.J. Black and Grambling defensive end Christian Anthony, the preseason all-SWAC football team for 2010 carried few surprises - especially since Prairie ...
Posted Thursday, July 22nd 2010 at 11:23AM
Howard University, in partnership with the Georgetown University Medical Center, has partnered to receive a $38 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to deliver medical breakthroughs and resulting treatments to communities in need. Fro ...
Posted Thursday, July 22nd 2010 at 10:59AM
It's a process you may have been watching for weeks--the cleanup of newly-patched oil well in the Gulf of Mexico.
"What BP is concentrating on right now is containing the oil spill itself. They're trying to burn the oil away to get rid of it, and ...
Posted Thursday, July 22nd 2010 at 10:55AM
INVITED: All Area NCCU Alumni, Friends and Students
DATE: Thursday July 29, 2010
TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
PREFERRED SEATING: 6:30-7:30 pm
PERFORMING LIVE: Jazz
AFTER PARTY: 9:00 PM - 2:00 AM
LOCATION: Champps At The S ...
Posted Thursday, July 22nd 2010 at 10:46AM
Al'lisa Hale, first-year women's volleyball coach at Xavier University of Louisiana, announced Wednesday 10 signed recruits for the 2010 season. They are:
• Iva Bobkova, a 5-foot-10 outside hitter from Brno, Czech Republic, SG Ludvika Danka and ...
Posted Thursday, July 22nd 2010 at 10:39AM
Howard University Alumni Association (HUAA) in conjunction with the Howard University Law Alumni Association (HULAA) will host a weekend of networking and professional development from August 27 through August 29, 2010 in Martha’s Vineyard, Massach ...
Posted Wednesday, July 21st 2010 at 1:32PM
Harris-Stowe State University will celebrate the one-year anniversary of its state-of-the-art William L. Clay, Sr. Early Childhood Development/Parenting Education Center (ECC) on August 4, 2010, at 6 p.m.
The celebration will feature remarks from ...
Posted Wednesday, July 21st 2010 at 12:46PM
Beverly E. Perdue (D-NC) praises the formation of her state’s Study Abroad/Global Engagement Consortium of 11 HBCUs representing nearly 42,000 students and 7,000 graduates annually. “President Obama’s degree attainment goal for the nation is vital fo ...
Posted Wednesday, July 21st 2010 at 12:42PM
By Peter O. Nwosu, Ph.D., Special Assistant to the President for Institutional Planning
I have been working with The Tennessean for a while now as the University’s Chief Communications Officer to accommodate their requests for data and information ...
Posted Wednesday, July 21st 2010 at 12:39PM
Six more Xavier University of Louisiana student-athletes earned recognition as Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars for 2009-10.
They weren't listed in the April 29 edition of Diverse Issues in Higher Education, the magazine which sponsors the awards, bu ...
Posted Wednesday, July 21st 2010 at 12:32PM
Striving to achieve in every field of human endeavor Kappa Alpha Psi has broadened their scopes to higher and bigger endeavors. Kappa has long been an advocate for the development of youth throughout the world. This passion is spear headed through th ...
Posted Wednesday, July 21st 2010 at 12:17PM
Harris-Stowe’s Groundbreaking Ceremony for Its Second Residence Hall Will Be Held Today in the Emerson Performance Center
Four years from the date in which Harris-Stowe State University opened its first residence hall — the Rev. Dr. William G. Gi ...
Posted Wednesday, July 21st 2010 at 12:07PM
Tennessee State University salutes the Gentry family, on the recent induction of Howard C. Gentry, Sr into the John McLendon Minority Administrators Hall of Fame in Anaheim California.
Gentry, Sr., served Tennessee State University for over twenty ...
Posted Wednesday, July 7th 2010 at 1:34PM
Former Lincoln University three-sport athlete Monte Irvin has been away from baseball for years, but he was enshrined once more for his contributions to a team and a sport he helped revolutionize.
Saturday at AT&T Park in San Francisco, the Giants ...
Posted Wednesday, July 7th 2010 at 1:28PM
The Air Force Research Laboratory and NASA Glenn Research Center are co-sponsoring a science, math and technology forum next week with faculty and students of historically black colleges and universities.
The July 7-9 event will take place at the ...
Posted Wednesday, July 7th 2010 at 12:52PM
Many colleges did not admit blacks before the civil rights era. Hence, African-American leaders such as Booker T. Washington and Mary McLeod Bethune founded their own private institutions, and many states established segregated public colleges for bl ...
Posted Wednesday, July 7th 2010 at 12:41PM
Paine College recently received a $10,000 donation from its National Alumni Association in support of the school being named the Tom Joyner Foundation’s “School of the Month” for July. From the release:
The Tom Joyner Foundation Campaign for Pain ...
Posted Tuesday, July 6th 2010 at 12:54PM
Not only does the Tennessean face a glaring disparity in its coverage of TSU, but most of the state’s traditional and large news sources must own up to the blaring omission of coverage for schools like Fisk, Knoxville, LeMoyne-Owen, Meharry and Lane. ...
Posted Tuesday, July 6th 2010 at 12:50PM
Hampton University yesterday announced the launch of HamptonU Online, an accredited offering of degree programs at the baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral level designed for the working student and offered strictly through online instruction. From t ...
Posted Tuesday, July 6th 2010 at 12:43PM
Despite caution from some area residents, officials at Howard University say plans to build a biotech research park in Prince George’s County will bring jobs and corporate tax revenues to the suburban region just outside of Washington D.C. 108 acres ...
Posted Tuesday, July 6th 2010 at 12:18PM
Xavier University of Louisiana will be the host site of the New Orleans Hornets’ Inaugural Youth Leadership Academy, beginning July 5, 2010. In partnership with Royal Engineers and Consultants, the Hornets will host seventh, eighth and ninth graders ...
Posted Tuesday, July 6th 2010 at 12:14PM
Outcry from neighbors and building code requirements are just two of the obstacles faced by Benedict College and its efforts to expand student housing to an off-campus facility formerly used as a hotel. The Richland County Planning Commission will he ...
Posted Tuesday, July 6th 2010 at 12:08PM