September 20, 2022

Fayetteville State University Partners with City, County to Launch Innovation and Entrepreneurship Hub

Courtesy of Fayetteville State University Fayetteville State University (FSU), the City of Fayetteville and Cumberland County will officially launch the Fayetteville-Cumberland Regional Entrepreneur and Business HUB at its new home on Murchison Road in Fayetteville adjacent to the FSU campus. This first-of-its-kind HUB will help local entrepreneurs and established business owners improve operations, access professional training, secure

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‚ÄėThe Woman King‚Äô may not be 100% factual. But that doesn‚Äôt stop it from being a must-see.

By¬†Wilson Morales Set in the 19th century and inspired by true events, the newly released feature film ‚ÄúThe Woman King‚ÄĚ tells the story of the West African kingdom of Dahomey, the horrific effects of the transatlantic slave trade and the Agojie, the group of fearless women who protect the kingdom. Some people have been¬†criticizing the

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Anthony Solomon from Hampton University Awarded SMART Scholarship

Courtesy of Hampton University  Anthony Solomon, a Hampton University student, was awarded the Department of Defense Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship. This award provides students with full tuition for up to five years, mentorship, summer internships, a stipend, and full-time employment with the Department of Defense after graduation. This unique opportunity offers

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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Claflin University Among Best Colleges

Courtesy of Claflin University Claflin University has been ranked No. 9 among the 2022-2023 Best Historically Black Colleges/Universities (HBCUs) by U.S. News & World Report. Claflin has earned a spot in the U.S. News Top 10 Best HBCUs for 12 consecutive years. The University is ranked No. 1 in Annual Alumni Giving Percentage among HBCUs

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AGB‚ÄĮElects Morgan State University‚Äôs President to its Board of Directors

Courtesy of Morgan State University The‚ÄĮAssociation of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges‚ÄĮ(AGB) ‚ÄĒthe premier organization advocating strategic board governance in higher education‚ÄĒannounced¬†today that Morgan State University President David K. Wilson was elected to the¬†AGB Board of Directors, joining 14 other distinguished leaders. President Wilson is the first president of a Historically Black College and

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JSU alum Jonas Adams named director at NPR, credits the power of networking

By Anthony Howard Jackson State University alumnus¬†Jonas Adams¬†was recently appointed director of National Public Radio‚Äôs (NPR) flagship show ‚ÄúAll Things Considered.‚Ä̬†¬†Adams describes the promotion as one of the most rewarding roles he‚Äôs had in his career. ‚ÄúIt‚Äôs a job I really never saw myself doing. I‚Äôve been in radio for 20 years, so when I

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Denny’s And Getty Images Partner To Launch Grant For HBCU Students

Getty Images and Denny’s announced their partnership to foster the Getty Images Photo Archive Grants for HBCUs. Getty Images and Denny’s announced their new partnership and grant at the Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival, during the Preserving the History of HBCUs Together panel discussion. The panel’s participants consisted of Brenda Lauderback, Denny’s Board Chair; Cassandra Illidge, Vice President of

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TSU Says Southern Heritage Classic More Than Just a Football Game

By Emmanuel Freeman Linda Parrish has been coming to the Southern Heritage Classic since it started 33 years ago. Each year, she looks forward to the second weekend in September for the replay of tradition, camaraderie, homecoming, and most of all, the rivalry on the football field. “I remember when the classic first started with

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A&T Leadership Studies Department to Present Leadership Ethics Seminar Series

By Jackie Torok The¬†Leadership Studies and Adult Education Department at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University¬†is offering a leadership ethics seminar series, ‚ÄúEthical Leadership, Decision-Making and Research in Modern Times.‚ÄĚ The department, which is housed in N.C. A&T‚Äôs College of Education, will present the five-part series that features graduates of the university‚Äôs leadership studies

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