Located in Palo Alto, California, The Wade Institute of Technology focuses on addressing the acute underrepresentation of African Americans and students of African descent in the STEM ecosystem. The inaugural class begins in Fall 2021. Students learn, practice and demonstrate mastery of course conte ...
Posted Thursday, June 17th 2021 at 10:53PM
The Texas Southern University Board of Regents unanimously selected Dr. Lesia L. Crumpton-Young as TSU’s 13th president following today’s vote of confirmation. Dr. Crumpton-Young will assume her role at TSU on July 1.
“Dr. Crumpton-Young is the ...
Posted Thursday, June 17th 2021 at 10:17PM
For the sixth consecutive year, the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Deans Council voted Lockheed Martin number one among fellow industry partners for its unwavering support for America’s HBCUs. This includes countless efforts from Lo ...
Posted Thursday, June 17th 2021 at 8:01PM
Spelman College has named Ayoka Chenzira, Ph.D., professor and division chair for the arts, and Julie Dash, distinguished professor of documentary filmmaking in the Department of Art & Visual Culture, inaugural Diana King Endowed Professors in Film a ...
Posted Thursday, June 17th 2021 at 4:44PM
Today, Google announced that it will be gifting 10 HBCUs a total of $50 million in grants to address the diversity gap in tech.
In a company blog post announcing the grants, Google chief diversity officer Melonie Parker wrote, "This financial comm ...
Posted Thursday, June 17th 2021 at 4:35PM
Edward Waters College (EWC) has joined a course-sharing consortium that will give its students access to classes offered at hundreds of colleges and universities throughout the country.
By joining the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Course S ...
Posted Thursday, June 17th 2021 at 4:01PM
Verizon recently announced a new $1 million scholarship for female students at HBCUs. Building on Verizon’s long-standing commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and the need to address diversity as the gaming community grows, the Verizon Gam ...
Posted Wednesday, June 16th 2021 at 2:37PM
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) pledged to commit $5 million to four Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in Mississippi and Tennessee. The initiative will create valuable education and job readiness for students at Tennessee State University ...
Posted Wednesday, June 16th 2021 at 2:27PM
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has been selected for the North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program. N.C. A&T will serve as a partner institution along with Fayetteville State University and the University of North Carolina a ...
Posted Wednesday, June 16th 2021 at 2:18PM
Florida A&M University (FAMU) is one of the 1890 Land Grant institutions to share $19 million in grants for scholarships from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), the agency announced.
Posted Wednesday, June 16th 2021 at 2:10PM
This little businessman is proving to the world that age is just a number and that anyone can make a difference in their community if they just out their mind to it!
Lil Dee is an eight-year-old CEO who does not let his age stop him from spreading ...
Posted Wednesday, June 16th 2021 at 2:05PM
ATLANTA (June 15, 2021) -- Three leading firms today announced plans to invest in “Black futures” through the formation of an initiative designed to introduce students enrolled in the institutions that compose the Atlanta University Center Consortium ...
Posted Wednesday, June 16th 2021 at 1:42PM
The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) has announced a multiyear partnership with the Citi Foundation aimed at the establishment of a multifaceted professional and personal development immersion program providing meaningful economic development su ...
Posted Tuesday, June 15th 2021 at 3:22PM
CALLING ALL HBCU GRADUATES! The United Negro College Fund wants you to participate in a research study on "The HBCU Experience." Want to help them out and lend your voice? Check out the full UNCF press release below to find out more details:
Posted Tuesday, June 15th 2021 at 3:13PM
Lane College is expanding its educational reach beyond the school's campus and into the local correctional center. Yesterday, the college began offering classes to inmates at the Northwest Correctional Complex in Tiptonville, TN. Upon the successful ...
Posted Tuesday, June 15th 2021 at 3:05PM