May 26, 2023

UMES students participate in competition centered on business strategies

Courtesy of University of Maryland Eastern Shore A team of students from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore recently used their business acumen and problem-solving skills to compete against members of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. This spring, six students took part in the sixth annual ‚ÄúHBCU Battle of the Brains‚ÄĚ competition in Austin, Texas.


West Virginia State University Launches Certified Public Manager Program

Courtesy of West Virginia State University The inaugural class of the new West Virginia State University (WVSU) Certified Public Manager¬ģ Program met for the first time today at the state capitol building. The program is a professional development and training program for public employees within the state of West Virginia designed to provide practical public


HBCUs Got 178 Times Less Charitable Funding Than Ivies

By Sara Weissman Historically Black colleges and universities received 178 times less funding from philanthropic foundations compared to Ivy League institutions on average in 2019, according to a new report by Candid, a philanthropy research group, and ABFE, an organization that advocates for investing in Black communities. The report, released Tuesday, found that the Ivies received


Research Group Visits Schools in Finland and Sweden

Courtesy of Bowie State University Doctoral students and faculty members from Bowie State’s Educational Leadership Department traveled¬†to Finland and Sweden to conducti a comparative research analysis of the two Scandinavian nations’ educational systems to those in the United States. The research group visited public schools, colleges and universities in both countries to explore their very

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Howard University’s Dr. James Taylor Honored with John Benjamin Nichols Award

By Brooke Binson The Medical Society of the District of Columbia has honored the director of the Howard University Center for Sickle Cell Disease, James G. Taylor VI, MD, with the John Benjamin Nichols Award. Taylor received the award from UnitedHealthcare. The awards ceremony was held at the National Press Club on May 5. This award highlights


Free People Launches A&T-Inspired Clothing Line Designed By Alumna

By Dustin Chandler A new line of Aggie activewear apparel designed by an alumna of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s fashion merchandising and design program is about to fly off the shelves. This May, Bohemian fashion and lifestyle retailer Free People launched a line of historically Black college and university (HBCU)-inspired apparel for