Tag: Historically-Black-Colleges-and-Universities

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. and Tennessee State University President Dr. Glenda Glover Discusses Sustaining HBCUs

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) were born out of necessity and have helped Black students achieve greatness and contribute to innovation worldwide. HBCUs have positive social and economic impacts for their communities. They generate a total of $14.8 billion for their local and regional economies and create over 134,000…

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TIAA Hosts First Historically Black Colleges and Universities Early Career Insights Program Event

HBCU Early Career Insights Program | September 2019 TIAA welcomed 13 east coast Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to its Charlotte campus in a special learning and networking opportunity for students, faculty, administrators and staff. TIAA’s commitment to HBCUs began in 1918, and the relationship continues to flourish today…

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Historically Black Hampton University Offers Free Semester to University of the Bahamas Students Affected by Hurricane Dorian

Virginia’s Hampton University, a historically Black college, is offering University of the Bahamas students displaced by Hurricane Dorian a free education for the rest of the fall semester. The University of the Bahamas is the country’s main public university. Dorian, a Category 5 storm, was the most severe hurricane to…

Beyoncé Brings Black Pride to Coachella

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter has carved a place in Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival history as the first Black woman to headline the event. The traditionally hipster/bohemian festival took a journey into Black America with Queen Bey at the helm. Throughout her two-hour show on Saturday, streamed live on YouTube from Indio, Calif.,…

HBCU Funding Unconstitutional, Trump Suggests

A statement from the White House over the weekend suggested that a certain financial program for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) may be unconstitutional an implication that has raised concerns among supporters and leaders of HBCUs. “My Administration shall treat provisions that allocate benefits on the basis of race,…

HBCU Listening Sessions at White House: 'Very little listening'

Following a meeting with leaders at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), Education Secretary DeVos released a statement that raised questions about how much listening she did at the session. DeVos described HBCUs as “real pioneers when it comes to school choice.” “They are living proof that when more options…