News Menu

News
View Latest Posts
View Subscriptions
Posting Instructions

Active Bloggers

Will Moss Will Moss
Hampton University class of 1995
Kamal Imani Kamal Imani
class of
Joel Savage Joel Savage
class of 1993
HBCU CONNECT HBCU CONNECT
Central State University class of 1995
Reginald Culpepper Reginald Culpepper
Clark Atlanta University class of 2014
Lailah Berry Lailah Berry
Kent State University class of 2020
Maya Lewis Maya Lewis
St. John`s Univ, Jamaica NY class of 2014
Reggie Culpepper Reggie Culpepper
Clark Atlanta University class of 1998

White House Initiative on HBCUs Unveil First Federal HBCU Competitiveness Strategy

White House Initiative on HBCUs Unveil First Federal HBCU Competitiveness Strategy
Posted By: Will Moss on January 13, 2021

White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (Initiative) is excited to unveil the first Federal HBCU Competitiveness Strategy

To successfully implement Executive Order 13779, The White House Initiative to Promote Excellence and Innovation at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, the White House Domestic Policy Council, the Initiative and federal agency partners convened to explore how the federal sector can best expand the overall impact of HBCUs on the principal missions of agencies.



This resulted in the first Federal HBCU Competitiveness Strategy (Strategy) to build the internal federal scaffolding required to safeguard HBCU success for years to come and to continuously strengthen their role in delivering on agency goals and objectives.

This Strategy fortifies the Initiative’s resolve to evolve the federal government from a collection of disparate efforts serving HBCUs to a cohesive and comprehensive government-wide plan that will improve conditions for HBCUs to compete for federal investments. Moreover, beyond guiding federal focus, actions, and investments, this Strategy serves as a valuable “North Star” for nonfederal, state, local, and private sector engagement on the national goal to support HBCU competitiveness

Importantly, this Strategy establishes the foundation, i.e., the floor, not the ceiling, of federal HBCU leadership.
It is our honor to present this Strategy to HBCUs and to federal and nonfederal public and private partners.

This public document will be available on the Initiative’s website located here:
https://sites.ed.gov/whhbcu/policy/reports...

The White House Initiative on HBCU
_________________________________
If you enjoyed this article, Join HBCU CONNECT today for similar content and opportunities via email!
Comments
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
Check out Careers in Retail on HBCUConnect.com - Sponsored by Burlington, Dick's Sporting Goods and Kohl's!
Best Buy Creates Scholarship Fund for HBCU Students!
The Company Behind 'O' The Oprah Magazine Hiring Interns in North Carolina!
More African Americans Increasing Their Wealth by Taking Leadership Roles In This Growing Industry...
As More High Profile HBCU Leaders Support COVID19 Vaccinations - Do You Plan to Get the Vaccination?
Atlanta Based HBCU, Morris Brown College, Is Back!!!
Latest News
Amy Gutmann and Michael Doyle create Gutmann Leadership Scholars Program at Penn Nursing with $2M gift.

Amy Gutmann and Michael Doyle create Gutmann Leadership Scholars Program at Penn Nursing with $2M gift.

As as part of the University’s Power of Penn Campaign, the newly-endowed program will select and fund 10 scholars annually across undergraduate and graduate degree-levels, creating new cohorts of lead ...more
Reginald Culpepper • 27 Views • January 22nd, 2021
Microsoft Launches Immersive Black History Month Experience Free for K-12 Students

Microsoft Launches Immersive Black History Month Experience Free for K-12 Students

In honor of Microsoft Community’s on-going support of diversity and inclusion, they once again will be joining the world in celebrating Black History Month throughout February 2021. In alliance wi ...more
Lailah Berry • 1,063 Views • January 21st, 2021
The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing - The #1 Nursing School in the World Wants YOU!

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing - The #1 Nursing School in the World Wants YOU!

The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing meets society's health needs in a global and multicultural world. Hosted by the Office of Admissions, learn about the accelerated second degree and ...more
Reggie Culpepper • 274 Views • January 20th, 2021
Howard University Grad Kamala Harris and Morehouse College Grad Raphael Warnock Officially Sworn in!

Howard University Grad Kamala Harris and Morehouse College Grad Raphael Warnock Officially Sworn in!

As of today, the Vice President of the United States of America is a BLACK WOMAN and an HBCU GRADUATE! Kamala Harris was sworn in early this afternoon as the 49th Vice President alongside Joe Biden, w ...more
Kennedy Williams • 954 Views • January 20th, 2021
Google CEO Set To Meet With HBCU Leaders Following Allegations of Racism

Google CEO Set To Meet With HBCU Leaders Following Allegations of Racism

Google CEO Sundar Pichai plans to meet virtually with leaders from HBCUs across the country following the tweets from former Google employee, April Curley, alleging that she witnessed and experienced ...more
Kennedy Williams • 678 Views • January 20th, 2021
Popular News
Louisiana Upholds Life Sentence to Black Man For Stealing Hedge Trimmers in 1997

Louisiana Upholds Life Sentence to Black Man For Stealing Hedge Trimmers in 1997

While this may not be HBCU related news, as an AFrican American male, I had to share this appalling decision by the Louisiana court system to keep a man in jail with a life sentence for such a petty c ...more
Will Moss • 372,263 Views • August 6th, 2020
Apple to Invest over $40 Million Dollars into HBCUs - Time to major in Computer Science!!!

Apple to Invest over $40 Million Dollars into HBCUs - Time to major in Computer Science!!!

On Tuesday Johnny C. Taylor, President and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund stopped by “NewsOne Now” to make a major announcement that could literally change the lives of thousands of HBCU st ...more
Will Moss • 111,210 Views • March 11th, 2015
Blonde Instagram Model Goes Viral for Graduating from HBCU and Pledging Delta Sigma Theta!

Blonde Instagram Model Goes Viral for Graduating from HBCU and Pledging Delta Sigma Theta!

A blonde woman is going viral this morning, for graduating from A Historically Black College while pledging a Black sorority, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated. @Blonde_HBCU The woman, an IG ...more
Will Moss • 83,473 Views • November 30th, 2020
Black Billionaire Robert F. Smith to  Donate $50 Million to Support STEM Students at HBCUs

Black Billionaire Robert F. Smith to Donate $50 Million to Support STEM Students at HBCUs

The Student Freedom Initiative announced today a $50 million personal gift from Robert F. Smith, philanthropist and Founder, Chairman and CEO of Vista Equity Partners. This gift matches the initial fu ...more
Will Moss • 63,722 Views • October 22nd, 2020
Kamala Harris Promises to Forgive Student Loan Debt for HBCU Graduates

Kamala Harris Promises to Forgive Student Loan Debt for HBCU Graduates

Harris promises to offer free tuition for low-income students at public and historically Black colleges Democratic VP candidate also pledges to forgive student-loan debt for HBCU graduates who earn ...more
Will Moss • 63,240 Views • September 10th, 2020
Please Give Us a Like on Facebook!