May 09, 2023

Three N.C. A&T Students Tapped For Dreamworks’ Animation, HBCU 20X20’s Fellowship Program

By Markita C. Rowe North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University junior visual arts and media design student Briana Ballentine is one of three students from the university selected by DreamWorks Animation and HBCU 20×20 to participate in the new LAUNCH: HBCU Fellowship Program. The Durham, North Carolina, native from the College of Arts, Humanities

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U.S. News & World Report Ranks Bowie State University Among 2023-2024 Best Graduate Schools

Courtesy of Bowie State University Bowie State University’s (BSU) computer science, education and public administration graduate programs were ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for their level of excellence. Designed for prospective students looking to further their education beyond college, the Best Graduate Schools rankings evaluate programs in a variety

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CAFS Freshman Returns from Educational Voyage to Greece

By Kilisha Fain Florida A&M University College of Agriculture and Food Sciences (CAFS) student Chai Comrie said he gained a new life experience during his recent venture studying abroad. Whether taking an exciting journey countryside or abroad, traveling is one of the best ways for college students to have new experiences and witness different cultures. For

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President Joseph R. Biden Jr. to Deliver 2023 Commencement Address

By Sholnn Z. Freeman Wayne A. I. Frederick, M.D., MBA, president of Howard University, announced today that Joseph R. Biden Jr., the 46th president of the United States, will serve as the commencement orator during the 155th commencement ceremony on Howard University’s Upper Quadrangle of the main campus at 10 a.m. on May 13, 2023. “It

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FILE - United States' Tori Bowie gestures after receiving the gold medal she won in the women's 100m final during the World Athletics Championships in London, Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. Tori Bowie, the sprinter who won three Olympic medals at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, has died, her management company and USA Track and Field said Wednesday, May 3, 2023. Bowie was 32. She was found Tuesday in her Florida home. No cause of death was given. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

Three-time Olympic medalist Tori Bowie dies at age 32

By¬†David K. Li Three-timeOlympic medalist¬†Tori Bowie, a Mississippi native who sprinted to gold at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games,¬†was found dead in¬†a¬†Florida home, officials said Wednesday. She was 32. Her management company¬†and USA Track & Field announced her death. No cause of death was shared. “We‚Äôve lost a client, dear friend, daughter and sister,”¬†Icon

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Norfolk State’s Board Member Donates $1M For Endowed Chair

Courtesy of Norfolk State University Norfolk State University is pleased to announce a major gift from Board of Visitors Board member Mr. Conrad Hall. Hall has contributed a gift of $1M to support the creation of the Conrad M. Hall Endowed Chair in Constitutional and U.S. History at the university. This position will add to the Department

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Lincoln University Creative Writing Students Present LU-MRRL Lecture Series: The Immersive Reading Experience

Courtesy of Lincoln University of Missouri Lincoln University’s (LU) creative writing students from English 271: Introduction to Fiction Writing and English 375/475: Intermediate and Advanced Fiction Workshop read their works of fiction at the Missouri River Regional Library (MRRL) on April 24, 2023, for the LU-MRRL Lecture Series: The Immersive Reading Experience. All writings produced for The Immersive

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