May 16, 2023

Tuskegee University is the first institution in Alabama to receive the Governor’s Trade Excellence Award

Courtesy of Tuskegee University Tuskegee University received the 2023 Governor’s Trade Excellence Award presented by Alabama Governor Kay Ivey at a ceremony held at the State Capitol. Tuskegee is the first university ever to receive the award. The Governor’s Trade Excellence Award honors Tuskegee University as an outstanding example of an Alabama organization that has


One year after Tops supermarket shooting, friends and family honor victim with scholarship fund

By Claretta Bellamy One year after a mass shooting at a Tops supermarket devastated a Black community in Buffalo, New York, one victim is being memorialized through the gift of education. Friends and former colleagues spearheaded a scholarship fund for local high school students to help pay for college expenses in honor of Aaron Salter, the security


TSU’s Oprah Winfrey Inspires Students With Powerful Commencement Address

By Emmanuel Freeman Oprah! Oprah! Oprah! That was the deafening chant that permeated the 12,000-seat Hale Stadium on Saturday, as Oprah Winfrey, Tennessee State University’s most famous alumnus made her triumphant return to her alma mater as the spring undergraduate commencement speaker. The throng of exciting fans poured onto the field trying to touch, get


Investigative Journalism for Health Equity at the Center for Journalism & Democracy‚ÄĮ‚ÄĮ

By Sholnn Z. Freeman The Center for Journalism & Democracy (CJD) at Howard University has won a $4 million award over three years from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to establish innovative academic and applied research programs that will advance health equity journalism at HBCUs. The Center for Journalism & Democracy aims to build a pipeline of pro-democracy journalists trained in investigative


National Award to Faculty Member in Communications

By Kenneth Mullinax An assistant professor of recording technology in the Department of Communications at Alabama State University has been awarded the EBSCO Scholarship for Audiovisual Preservation and Archiving, which is a national fellowship. Professor Michael Bean received the prestigious award that paid for the tuition and travel associated with the Masters of Library Information Studies program,

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BSU and Howard County Public Schools Team to Address Teacher Shortage

Courtesy of Bowie State University Over 20 paraprofessionals who work for the Howard County Public Schools (HCPS) have completed their course work at Bowie State University and will become certified teachers after they graduate in two weeks and pass the state’s Praxis examinations through a Maryland Department of Education program designed to address the teacher