September 14, 2023

A Flavorful Fusion: Morgan Hosts IFHEUS Cultural Dinner Celebrating Home Economics and International Connections

Courtesy of Morgan State University In a celebration of international collaboration and the rich history of home economics, Morgan State University’s Department of Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) hosted the International Federation for Home Economics, United States (IFHEUS) Cultural Dinner on the campus of the National Treasure on June 21, 2023. This significant event, part

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Black lawmakers in California push to overcome resistance on reparations

By¬†Curtis Bunn The California Congressional Black Caucus is gearing up to launch a statewide campaign to educate its citizens on the critical nature of reparations for Black people ‚ÄĒ including cash payments ‚ÄĒ for the harms of slavery. This comes on the heels of a University of California, Berkeley,¬†poll¬†released this week that shows most Californians

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Virginia State University to Address the Petersburg Teacher Shortage

Written By Virginia State University The Virginia State University College of Education has announced a new teacher residency program to help with Petersburg’s teacher shortage and provide future educators with an immersive educational experience. Finding quality teachers has been a struggle for Petersburg in recent years, much like for schools nationwide. When Petersburg realized some

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Carme Williams Joins Texas Southern University as Advancement Consultant-Interim Vice President of Development and Alumni Affairs

Courtesy of Texas Southern University Carme Williams, CFRE, a veteran fundraising executive with almost three decades of experience serving higher education institutions and non-profits has been named Advancement Consultant-Interim Vice President of Development and Alumni Affairs at Texas Southern University. In this new role, Williams will provide oversight to the University’s fundraising operation. “Texas Southern

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Highlighting the Work and Impact of HBCUs at the Center for HBCU Research, Leadership, and Policy’s Annual Conference

By Pyper Harvey The Center for HBCU Research, Leadership, and Policy at Howard University hosted its Inaugural Summer Invitational Conference, ‚ÄúHBCUs as Incubators of Research, Leadership, and Policy,‚ÄĚ at the Kellogg Conference Center in Washington, D.C. Established in 2021, the center seeks to serve as a generator and repository of research that examines issues of

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Spelman and Berklee Colleges Establish an Inaugural Student Exchange Program

Written by Spelman College Spelman College is pleased to join Berklee College of Music in announcing an inaugural domestic student exchange between the two institutions beginning this fall. The mission of the Berklee-Spelman exchange program is to promote educational opportunities in music and liberal arts to female-identifying students of African descent; to facilitate cultural and social integration

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Four Xavierites Selected as SHPEP Scholars at University of Alabama at Birmingham

Written By Xavier University of Louisiana At Xavier University of Louisiana, students are encouraged to go above and beyond so they can thrive on their individual career paths. Many Xavier students spend their summers in internships and programs that elevate their professional skills and strengthen their career opportunities in their chosen industry. This pursuit of

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VP Kamala Harris Visits Ground Zero To Commemorate 9/11 Anniversary

By Candace McDuffie On Monday, Vice President Kamala Harris commemorated the 22nd anniversary of 9/11 by representing the administration at a ceremony located at ground zero. The event took place at the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum, with politicians like Gov. Kathy Hochul, Mayor Eric Adams and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer attending as well.

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