March 27, 2023

Anti-Racism Advocate Camara Phyllis Jones Receives 2023 Elizabeth Fries Health Education Award

Courtesy of Morehouse School of Medicine Camara Phyllis Jones, MD, PhD, MPH, anti-racism thought leader and activist, today received the 2023 Elizabeth Fries Health Education Award. Jones’ work focuses on naming, measuring and addressing the impacts of racism on the health and well-being of our nation and the world. She is a Leverhulme visiting professor

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Student Athletes Gain Unique Networking Experience Attending NBA All-Star Weekend

Courtesy of  Cheyney University The NBA’s All-Star Game weekend came and went in February, but for Cheyney University of Pennsylvania senior Nathan Rosario, the memories, and connections, may last a lifetime. Sitting a few rows from the court during the NBA-HBCU Classic game, Rosario, a business administration major and guard for the men’s basketball team,

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Lincoln University’s Nyah Singh Selected for Milken Institute’s HBCU Fellowship Program

Courtesy of Lincoln University of Missouri Lincoln University of Missouri’s (LU) Nyah Singh has been selected as the first LU participant for the Milken Institute’s inaugural HBCU Fellowship Program, a program created in order to recruit top talent from a geographically diverse group of HBCUs. A junior at LU majoring in health and wellness (sports management)

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Langston University cancels more than $4.5 million from student balances

By Jalen Brown  Langston University announced this week it will clear student balances for a second time in recent years to “lessen the burden” of those enrolled in the school. More than $4.5 million in student debt is being canceled at the historically Black university in Oklahoma, Langston President Kent J. Smith Jr. said Wednesday in

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Howard University Faculty Practice Plan and Adventist HealthCare Enter Agreement

Courtesy of Howard University Adventist HealthCare and Howard University, which operates the Howard Faculty Practice Plan, have signed a two-year management services agreement in which Adventist HealthCare will support and manage all practice operations at the Faculty Practice Plan. The agreement begins April 1, 2023. Adventist HealthCare will bring in a new leadership team over the next several

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Bowie State Alums Featured in Documentary of 1973 School Integration in Prince George’s County

By D. Thompson The Tower Road Bus Documentary chronicles how integrating the Prince George’s County Schools through forced busing impacted and changed the lives of students, teachers, and a principal who all received their undergraduate or graduate degrees from Bowie State. The film brings focus to the events that occurred 50 years ago surrounding school

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FAMU Senior Shereca Florestial is presented with a Frederick Douglas Bicentennial Scholarship on Monday March 20, 2023. From left to right, Warren Williams from UNCF, President Robinson, Shereca Florential and Tony Signore.

FAMU Student Receives the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Scholarship

By Christina Compere Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) recent graduate Shereca Florestial received the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Scholarship (FDBS) from the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) today. Florestial, from Kissimmee, Florida, who was a Health Information and Informatics Management major, received a $10,000 scholarship. “I’m really excited and I am living proof that you can go

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