September 21, 2023

Morehouse College Maintains Top 5 HBCU Ranking While Breaking Top 100 Liberal Arts Colleges Nationally

Courtesy of Morehouse College Morehouse College advanced 24 spots to No. 100 among Liberal Arts Colleges nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report 2024 rankings. Maintaining its top five ranking among historically Black colleges and universities, the College has made a concerted effort to increase competitiveness among liberal arts colleges and other selective institutions through

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U.S. Patent Issued to TUCVM Researcher for Breast Cancer Research

Courtesy of Tuskegee University Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine researcher Dr. Deepa Bedi was issued a United States Patent for her methods for identifying aggressive breast cancer cells. Patent No. 11624748B2 was issued to Dr. Bedi, Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine, because of her breast

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Hampton University Joins the Virginia Foundation of Independent Colleges

Courtesy of Hampton University Hampton University, an HBCU located in Hampton, Virginia, officially became the seventeenth member of the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC) on June 3, 2023. Hampton University is a dynamic, progressive institution of higher education, providing a broad range of technical, liberal arts, and graduate degree programs. In addition to being

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16 states underfunded historically Black land-grant universities, Biden admin says

Historically Black land-grant universities in Tennessee and 15 other states have missed out on $12.6 billion in funding over the last three decades, according to the Biden administration. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona and Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack sent letters to the governors of each state asking them to increase funding, news outlets reported.

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UMES Announces $60M Capital Campaign‚ÄĒLargest in School History

Courtesy of University of Maryland Eastern Shore The University of Maryland Eastern Shore, a Top-10 public Historically Black College & University (HBCU) launches the public phase of its ‚ÄúSoaring Above & Beyond: The Campaign for UMES,‚ÄĚ as it seeks to raise $60 million, the largest fundraiser in the institution‚Äôs nearly 140-year history. ‚ÄúState support provides

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Jackson State University students participate in Forman Watkins & Krutz Diversity Pipeline Program to aid pursuit of law careers

Written by Jackson State University Jackson State University’s Bob Owens Pre-Law Center and Tougaloo College’s Reuben V. Anderson Pre-Law Society are collaborating with Jackson-based law firm Forman Watkins & Krutz’s (FWK) Diversity Pipeline Program to help underrepresented students from Mississippi’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) confidently apply for law school and pursue careers as civil defense

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FAMU Dedicates Ken Riley Field at Bragg Memorial Stadium

By Andrew Skerritt Hall of Famer Ken Riley’s widow, his children and relatives gathered at Bragg Memorial Stadium shortly before the season home opener kick off for the naming of the football field in his honor Saturday. Ken Riley II, who represented his father at the August induction ceremony, spoke on behalf of the family

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