May 02, 2023

Philander Smith College is approved to offer its first master’s degree program

Courtesy of Philander Smith College Philander Smith College (PSC) has received approval from its accrediting body, the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), to officially become a graduate degree-granting institution. The College’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program was approved by the HLC’s Institutional Actions Council in November 2022. “On the heels of the 145th anniversary of


FAMU Annual Day of Giving “1887Strikes” Raises Over $680K

Courtesy of Florida A&M University Florida A&M University’s Annual Day of Giving “1887Strikes” received more than $686,000 in contributions from 2,502 donors as of midday Tuesday. “Thanks to the generosity of all the donors who made the Annual Day of Giving an overwhelming success. Donating to help students is a smart investment in their future


The talk show, hosted by Jada Pinkett Smith, is canceled as Facebook Watch shuts down originals.

By Stephanie Holland As massive layoffs continue to hit the media, entertainment and tech industries, Meta—the company behind Facebook—is making a major budget decision about its original content. According to Variety, Meta is closing up shop on Facebook Watch original programming, which means Red Table Talk is canceled. Hosted by Jada Pinkett Smith, her daughter, Willow Smith, and her mother, Adrienne


Hollywood writers go on strike after contract negotiations fail

By Daniel Arkin Hollywood writers are closing their laptops and heading to the picket line. Thousands of unionized scribes who say they are not paid fairly in the streaming era went on strike just after midnight Tuesday, bringing TV production to a halt. It comes after high-stakes negotiations between a top guild and a trade association representing Hollywood’s marquee


Bowie State Heads to Southern Maryland for BSU Day

Courtesy of Bowie State University The University System of Maryland at Southern Maryland (USMSM) is hosting BSU Day to highlight and promote the degree programs Bowie State University is offering through the regional education center. The event will be held on May 8 at the Grand Hall in the Southern Maryland Autonomous Research and Technology


Clark Atlanta University’s School of Business Administration to host Business and Technology Industry Leaders

Courtesy of Clark Atlanta University Clark Atlanta University’s (CAU) School of Business hosted John Hope Bryant for its first Entrepreneur Scholar-in-Residence, a fireside chat in partnership with PNC Bank. The event marked PNC’s launch of its National Center for Entrepreneurship. Bryant’s new post aims to help CAU serve as an incubator for developing the next generation of