June 21, 2022

TSU and NASA announce Space Act Agreement for educational opportunities

Courtesy of Texas Southern University Texas Southern University and NASA Johnson Space Center signed a Space Act Agreement that will expand opportunities for education, workforce development, and research. Under the agreement, TSU and NASA will work collaboratively to facilitate joint research, technology transfer, technology development, and educational and outreach initiatives. The overarching goal is to

Florida A&M Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala June 3, 2022.

FAMU NAA Convention Raises Over $300K, Honors Distinguished Alumni

By Andrew Skerritt Distinguished Alumni: Standing from left Andre Harper, Charles Johnson, Michael Moore, NAA President Col. Gregory Clark, FAMU President Larry Robinson, Martez Prince, Don Roberts, Scotty Barnhart.(Seated from left)Joy May-Harris, Kimberly Evans, Rhonda Rolle, Lakitsia Gaines, FAMU NAA DAA Chair Doris Hicks, Vivian Bradley Johnson. Florida A&M University National Alumni Association’s (FAMU NAA)


Hampton Announces 18 Recipients of $400,000 in New York Life STEM Academic Scholarships

By Hampton University  Hampton University announced today that $400,000 in scholarship support has been awarded to 18 worthy students. Funding for these scholarships was made possible by a grant from the New York Life Foundation, the charitable arm of New York Life.  “We are grateful for the New York Life Foundation’s commitment to Hampton University and


Former Miss TSU and Memphis Educator Pippin Dies at age 96

By Alexis Clark Harriet Louise Johnson Pippin, who was the oldest living former Miss Tennessee State University, and 30-year Memphis area educator, has died at age 96. Pippin was described as a sweetheart, as she was born on Valentine’s Day. She died on June 10 in Memphis, Tennessee. Pippin was Miss TSU in 1946-47 and


Howard University Law School to Host FounderTribes HBCU Start-up Homecoming Bootcamp

By Brittany Bailer FounderTribes, a tech start-up that connects entrepreneurs to investors and mentors that they might otherwise find it difficult to access, will host an HBCU Homecoming Bootcamp event at Howard University School of Law’s Moot Court Room on June 16-17, 2022. Danielle Holley-Walker, dean of Howard University School of Law, will be a featured speaker. FounderTribes was founded


Princeton partners with UNCF and HBCUs to expand research and innovation

By Spelman College Princeton University is partnering with the United Negro College Fund, Spelman College and four other historically Black colleges and universities to launch a groundbreaking program designed to enable research collaborations between Princeton faculty and their peers at HBCUs. In the initial phase, Princeton researchers and researchers from Howard University, Jackson State University,