June 06, 2023

FAMU Remains Committed to ā€˜Excellence With Caringā€™ ā€“ President Robinson

By Andrew Skerritt Florida A&M University (FAMU) President Larry Robinson, Ph.D., said the institutionā€™s mission remains unchanged and it is still committed to student success. ā€œOur vision for the future has not changed. Yes, there are more than 30 pieces of legislation passed this legislative session that have some impact on educational institutions in Florida,

March 8, 2022 - Washington, DC, United States: Kristen Clarke, Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice, speaking at a hearing of the Senate Judiciary committee. (Photo by Michael Brochstein/Sipa USA)(Sipa via AP Images)

32 Mississippi school districts still under federal desegregation orders

There are 32 school districts in Mississippi still under federal desegregation orders, the U.S. Department of Justiceā€™s Civil Rights Divisionā€™s assistant attorney general said Thursday. Enforcing the open desegregation orders fit into a broader body of civil rights work launched in Mississippi that is examining jails, police departments and hate crimes in the state, according


Spelman College Partners with Kaplan to Offer Students Free Comprehensive Prep for Graduate-Level Admissions Exams

Courtesy of Spelman College Spelman College, a global leader in the education of women of African descent,Ā announced today a new partnership with global educational services provider Kaplan that will provide Spelman students with free test prep courses for graduate-level admissions exams, including the GREĀ®, GMATĀ®, LSATĀ®, MCATĀ®, and OATĀ®. As part of Kaplanā€™s All Access


Four ACUE-Credentialed Faculty Members Earn Teaching Excellence Awards

By Jackie Torok Four faculty members who completed the rigorous Association for College and University Educators (ACUE) development program were recognized as outstanding teachers during North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State Universityā€™s 2022-23 award banquet. The honorees were: Meeshay Williams-Wheeler, Ph.D., associate professor and program coordinator of child development and family studies as well as


UDC to Unveil New Statue Honoring Alumnus Dr. Edwin Bancroft Henderson, ā€œThe Grandfather of Black Basketballā€ Henderson is credited as the first to introduce basketball to African Americans on a widely organized scale

Courtesy of the University of the District of Columbia Educator, basketball pioneer, civil rights activist, and author Dr. Edwin (E.B.) Bancroft Henderson is recognized as ā€œThe Grandfather of Black Basketball,ā€ and on Saturday, June 24, at 1:00 p.m., the University of the District of Columbia (UDC) will unveil a statue made in his image at


TSU To Host Nearly 40 Educational, Physical Activity Summer Camps

By Alexis Clark If youā€™re a parent looking for activities to keep your child busy now that school is out, Tennessee State University might be just the solution. TSU is offering an array of summer camps, for all ages, to keep children engaged for the next three months. The camps include fun and educational enrichment