October 2022

Morgan Expands Foreign Language Program Offerings with Return of Mandarin Chinese, Brazilian Portuguese, and Yoruba

Courtesy of Morgan State University In response to increased student demand, Morgan State University’s Department of World Languages and International Studies is offering more variety in its foreign language program courses, further strengthening its commitment to providing students with a global perspective and culturally inclusive education. The new language course additions include the return of Mandarin Chinese, Brazilian Portuguese and

HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 28: Kanye West at Milk Studios on June 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California. adidas and Kanye West announce the future of their partnership: adidas + KANYE WEST (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for ADIDAS)

Adidas terminates relationship with Kanye West after pressure to cut ties over antisemitic comments

By Marlene Lenthang Adidas has cut ties with Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, after facing pressure to end its partnership with the rapper in the wake of his antisemitic comments with backlash mounting against the entertainer and leading to him losing additional business deals. “Adidas does not tolerate antisemitism and any other sort of hate speech,” the company


​ASU Receives $1.4 Million Grant for Upward Bound Math and Science Program

By Hazel Scott Alabama State University’s Upward Bound Math and Science (UBMS) program will receive a $1,437,685 grant over a five-year period from the United States Department of Education. ASU’s Upward Bound Math and Science program, now in existence for 30-plus years,  serves students from low-income families who are preparing to enter postsecondary education. The


Bison Celebrate 7th Annual Lavender Reception

Courtesy of Howard University The ballroom in the Armour J. Blackburn University Center was transformed into an elegant event space with lavender balloon arches and white drapes as Bison gathered to celebrate the seventh annual Lavender Reception on Wednesday. “The event is to raise awareness for queer students,” said Laten Jordan, the president of CASCADE,


Race in college admissions is back in front of the Supreme Court.

By Elissa Nadworny On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court will begin hearing two cases – one involving Harvard University, and the other the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – challenging the constitutionality of race-conscious admissions policies. In the Harvard case, the court will consider whether the school discriminated against Asian American students in


Gubernatorial Candidate Wes Moore Speaks to BSU Students

By D. Thompson Wes Moore, Maryland’s Democratic candidate for Governor, met with a rousing crowd of hundreds of Bowie State students to reaffirm his commitment to the university and answer questions central to his campaign to become the state’s first Black governor. One of his key messages honed in on reducing poverty. The forum sponsored


N.C.A&T Recognizes Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Offers Businesses Prevention Training

By Jamie Crockett For nearly two decades, the nation has acknowledged October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month, informing everyday Americans, government and business infrastructure of potential malicious activities and ways to combat and proactively avoid them. North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s final awareness event, The CyberBiz Workshop, will focus on empowering local businesses with helpful


Two-Day TSU/GSA Training Shows HBCUs How to Gain Access to Federal Contracting Opportunities

By Emmanuel Freeman The U.S. General Services Administration recently held a two-day training session at Tennessee State University to educate historically black colleges and universities on seeking contracting opportunities with the federal government. Called “Growth ’22 Series,” the event was part of a GSA regional outreach training initiative geared toward advancing equity for HBCUs in

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