Tag: HBCU

Archived: Future of STEM Initiatives at HBCUs Uncertain Under Trump's Administration

By Sheryl Estrada Administrators at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are concerned about whether STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education advocacy will continue under President-elect Donald Trump’s administration. Trump has not disclosed any policy positions on HBCUs. In regard to STEM, early education and exposure are key for…

Archived: A Howard University Student on Justice Scalia

DiversityInc intern Savannah Milleriscurrently a freshmanat Howard University. By Savannah Miller In the midst of the Fisher v. University of Texas affirmative action case, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia made a few alarming comments concerning the competence of African American students: “There are those who contend that it does not…

Archived: Michelle Obama: My Critics Don’t Define Me

Michelle Obama spoke candidly about her experience as the first Black First Lady of the United States to Tuskegee University graduates onSaturday. During her commencement address at the Historically Black College and University in Alabama, Mrs. Obama explained how she eventually realized “the chatter, the name calling, the doubting” she…