May 01, 2023

TSU Earns Spot In Top Eight Teams At The Honda Campus All Star Challenge National Championship

By Emmanuel Freeman The Tennessee State University Honda Campus All Star Challenge (HCASC) team earned a spot in the top eight teams at the National Tournament held in Torrance, California. HCASC is a knowledge bowl competition for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) sponsored by the American Honda Motor Company, which supports HBCUs. This tournament brought

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Spelman College Students Win $1 Million Grand Prize for Second Time at Goldman Sachs Market Madness Competition

Courtesy of Spelman College Spelman College students won the $1 million grand prize during the third annual Goldman Sachs Market Madness competition on April 24, 2023. The winning team included students Victoria Woodward, Princess Dandoo, Gabrielle Smith, Havelin Autry, and Madison Porter. Spelman students also won first place during the inaugural competition in 2021 and

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The General Assembly gave overwhelming approval to legislation that will require the state to spend $577 million in extra funding for Maryland’s historically Black universities over the course of a decade, including Morgan State University.

Morgan State University To Become First HBCU To Offer Division 1 Wrestling

By Shannon Dawson Morgan State University will become the only historically Black college or university (HBCU) to offer Division I wrestling, all thanks to the hard work of Jahi Jones and legendary pro-wrestler Kenny Monday. Set to launch in 2024, Jones, 25, will serve as the executive director of the forthcoming program. During an interview with The

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Vice President Kamala Harris ‚Äė86 Provides Remarks at Reproductive Rights Event at Howard University

By Larry J. Sanders Tuesday evening (April 25), U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris (BA ’86) addressed DC-area students during the Fighting for Reproductive Rights event in Howard University’s Cramton Auditorium. Her remarks at the reproductive rights rally were her first since the announcement of her 2024 reelection bid alongside President Joe Biden. “Fundamental freedoms are

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Lincoln University of Missouri Celebrates Unveiling of Dr. James Frank Hall

By Kathy Casteel Lincoln University of Missouri (LU) recently celebrated the unveiling of Dr. James Frank Hall. The dedication ceremony, which was held April 21 on the LU campus, commemorated the renaming of Founders Hall to recognize the well-known leader, supporter and former president of Lincoln University. “This is a fitting tribute to a man

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Nearly $3 Million Grant Awarded to Philander Smith College To Enhance Classroom Technology and Broadband Upgrades

Courtesy of Philander Smith College Philander Smith College (PSC) has been awarded a $2, 999, 903 grant from the Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program (CMC) to expand high-speed internet access that will enhance technology and broadband upgrades. The program is run by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration as part of

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Intercollegiate Academics Assume New Prominence at Talladega

Courtesy of Talledega College Students at Talladega College, get ready to meet your challengers! The heat will be on during intercollegiate academic competitions like the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge, Model United Nations, Esports, and HBCU Battle of the Brains. Talladega College has a long and proud history of offering intercollegiate programs like these to its

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