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Howard University Students Launch Community-Based College Program

Howard University Students Launch Community-Based College Program
Posted By: Reggie Culpepper on December 08, 2015

New Jerseyans plan to maintain a strong state presence on HBCU campuses

Howard University’s New Jersey Club announced its plan today to send more than 47 students from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) to high schools across the New Jersey area as part of its new community service initiative entitled “HBCU College Tour: NJ Edition”. This is the program’s first year.

“HBCU college tours are a great way for college-bound high school students to witness the black college experience firsthand,” said Joy Stradford, President of the New Jersey Club. “The “New Jersey Edition” brings the HBCU experience to college-bound New Jerseyans.”

College students who will participate in the HBCU College Tour attend historically black institutions from across the nation. They will visit public and private high schools in New Jersey to educate students about their respective universities and encourage them to apply.



“Due to common restrictions and hardships a lot of high school students are not able to participate in out-of-state campus tours,” said Adriyanna Andreus, Vice President of the New Jersey Club. “We are giving students an opportunity to hear from those who attend out-of-state black colleges like Howard free of charge and in the comfort of their own school.”

For more information about the New Jersey Club, or to participate in the HBCU College Tour, call (973) 207-7280 or e-mail hunjclub@gmail.com.

Howard University New Jersey Club

The Howard University New Jersey Club is a student-run organization united in its passion and commitment to providing leadership development and sustained implementation of New Jersey students to the Howard community. Its goal is to assemble and empower young people to promote academic achievement, unity, and state pride. NJ Club members are devoted to building a community of sensible students who stand ready to work for justice, progress, and sustainability to take up the torch and carry the flame of our generation forward.
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