January 27, 2023

AP African American Studies course rejected by Florida to be revised, College Board says

By¬† Zoe Richards The College Board said Tuesday it would release a new framework for¬†the Advanced Placement course¬†in African American Studies that the administration of Gov. Ron DeSantis¬†blocked¬†from being offered in Florida high schools. The nonprofit organization, which oversees the nationwide Advanced Placement program, announced that on Feb. 1 it would “release the official framework”

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FAMU Announces Athletics Compliance Team

By Andrew Skerritt Florida A&M University (FAMU) announced its Athletics Compliance team. The six team members are part of the Office of Compliance and Ethics and fulfill President Larry Robinson’s commitment to promote a culture of compliance at the University and provide additional support to student-athletes. “I am impressed with the quality and experience of

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Education and Civil Rights: Global Teaching Project’s Advanced STEM Access Program brings students to JSU for MLK weekend

Courtesy of Jackson State University  Jackson State University and the Margaret Walker Center hosted approximately 200 high school students and educators from rural Mississippi during the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday weekend as part of the Global Teaching Project’s Advanced STEM Access Program.  The students, who are studying AP Biology, AP Physics, and AP Computer Science at their schools,

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Howard University Awarded $90 Million Contract by Air Force, DOD to Establish First-Ever University Affiliated Research Center Led by an HBCU

By Brittany Bailer Howard University President Wayne A. I. Frederick, M.D., MBA, hosted U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin III, and U.S. Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall to announce that Howard will serve as the 15th University Affiliated Research Center (UARC). With this announcement, Howard makes history as the first HBCU to lead a UARC and the

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