September 02, 2022

Ceelo Green Joins Paine College

Courtesy of Paine College Paine College added a big voice to its efforts to recruit new students and restore its fabled choir. Grammy Award-winning singer CeeLo Green was the surprise guest at a student assembly Wednesday and will be taking on a musical and mentorship role with the historically black college and university. Green described


Tulane, Dillard collaborate over public health early access

By Dee Boling The Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and Dillard University of New Orleans have signed a memorandum of understanding supporting an academic collaboration that will give Dillard students access to the Tulane school’s Public Health Early Access Program. “Tulane is happy to be partnering with a historically Black university right


WSSU RaMS-C reading and math summer program helps local elementary school students thrive

Courtesy of Winston-Salem State University The Winston-Salem State University Reading and Math Summer Camp (RaMS-C) program provides a low- to no-cost option for elementary school students to access high-quality instruction designed by WSSU faculty and certified classroom teachers. The programs, which have been available at WSSU for the past six years, serve as community assets


N.C. A&T Receives $10M To Open Clean Energy Research Center

By Jordan Howse North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will open the Center for Electrochemical Dynamics and Reactions on Surfaces (CEDARS) funded by a four-year $10.35 million grant  from the Department of Energy (DOE). The center will be led by Dhananjay Kumar, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering


Howard Alumnus gifts $1 million to enhance campus experiences for students

By Deidra W. Hill, EdD Many Howard University alumni recall their experiences on campus as transformative and life changing. An anonymous donor from the College of Medicine attributes his personal and professional success to his days as a student at the University and has donated $1 million so that current students will benefit from similar

An SUV rests in flood waters in this northeast Jackson, Miss., neighborhood, Monday, Aug. 29, 2022. Flooding affected a number neighborhoods that are near the Pearl River. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Mississippi governor declares state of emergency with end of Jackson water crisis nowhere in sight

By Bracey Harris and David K. Li ¬†Gov. Tate Reeves declared a¬†state of emergency¬†Tuesday, saying a¬†water crisis in Mississippi’s largest city¬†threatens “critical needs” and has no end in sight. While residents are accustomed to water challenges, the current shortage of safe running water is particularly dangerous, he said. “The is a very different situation from

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XULA Alumna’s Passion for Education Inspires her to Teach in Thailand

Courtesy of Xavier University of Louisiana Driven by her passion for educating others, Xavier University of Louisiana alumna Antoinette Williams‚Äô (‚Äė20) devotion and skills have led her to Thailand, where she will teach high school English. Her Thailand teaching opportunity came after applying to the¬†Council on¬†International Educational Exchange¬†(CIEE), a non-profit organization that offers participants study