September 15, 2022

Bethune-Cookman Partners With Ross University School Of Medicine For New Medical Program

Courtesy of Bethune-Cookman University Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) has announced a new partnership with Bethune-Cookman University to expand educational access for aspiring medical students. Minority Bethune-Cookman students and alumni who meet RUSM’s program requirements will be eligible for direct admission and scholarships to RUSM to pursue a medical degree. The scholarship is available to Bethune-Cookman pre-health


TSU’s Freshmen Class Largest Among HBCUs

By Kelli Sharpe  Tennessee State University is projected to enroll over 3,300 new tigers to the TSU family for the fall. It is the largest freshman class in the history of TSU and one of the largest among HBCUs. This number does not include the nearly 400 new transfer students and 1,000 plus graduate students who registered


N.C. A&T To Host 48th Annual Career Fair

By Tonya Dixon Dust off your résumés, cover letters and power suits, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will host its annual in-person, fall career fair, Wednesday Sept. 14, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Corbett Sports Center. Additonally, a virtual career fair will be held Thursday, Sept. 15, noon to 6 p.m. via Handshake. The career fair

Booker T. Washington founded the National Negro Business League in 1900 with the ... Eleventh Annual Convention, New York City, New York, August 17-19, 1910.

National Business League Leads Initiative Designed To Digitize 1 Million Black-Owned Businesses

The National Business League is advancing its efforts to empower Black entrepreneurs. The nonprofit unveiled an initiative that aims to digitize 1 million Black-owned businesses by 2028. Founded by Booker T. Washington in 1900, the organization is the country’s first and largest nonprofit dedicated to economically empowering the Black community. The NBL provides tools to help Black ventures thrive, locally and

US writer Quinta Brunson accepts the award for Outstanding Writing For A Comedy Series for "Abbott Elementary" during the 74th Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, on September 12, 2022. (Photo by Patrick T. FALLON / AFP) (Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images)

Black women winning at the 2022 Emmys is more than just a monumental moment in Hollywood

By Char Adams Sheryl Lee Ralph, Quinta Brunson, Lizzo and Zendaya dominated the 2022 Emmys, making the biggest night in television a historic moment for Black women in TV. Ralph, a Hollywood legend with a career spanning more than 40 years, took home her first Emmy on Monday. At 32, Brunson made history by being the youngest Black woman nominated for


Congressman James E. Clyburn to Serve as Howard University Convocation Orator on September 16

By Sholnn Z. Freeman Howard University is pleased to welcome leading U.S. Congressman James E. Clyburn, the third-ranking Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives and a passionate supporter of the nation’s HBCUs, as orator for its 155th Opening Convocation on Friday, September 16. Opening Convocation is a time-honored tradition that officially signals the beginning of the academic


Dillard University rankings offer opportunities to discuss hidden value

By E.Francis Today, U.S. News & World Report released their annual college rankings, an event highly anticipated annually by high school guidance counselors, prospective college students, parents of high school students and even employers. Dillard University is one of the institutions that views the U.S. News & World Report rankings, in addition to other college

Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta.

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Activates Partnership with Morehouse School of Medicine to Expand Black Representation in Health Care

Courtesy of Morehouse School of Medicine Virginia Mason Franciscan Health (VMFH) is launching an undergraduate medical training program for students from Morehouse School of Medicine.  Virginia Mason Medical Center is one of seven sites in the nation, and the only site in the Pacific Northwest, selected by CommonSpirit Health and Morehouse School of Medicine to address two of