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September 28, 2023 - HBCU News

September 28, 2023

“We Can’t Go Back”: Health Leaders Discuss Future of Care After Pandemic

By Helena Oliviero, Ariel Hart, and Donovan J. Thomas, As healthcare providers are assessing the fallout from the pandemic, public health experts gathered in Atlanta Thursday to discuss the challenges they face: the shortage of doctors and nurses; the need for better outreach to marginalized communities; and the cost of charity care. The Health Connect

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UAPB Students Learn Ways to Enhance Nutrition Education in Washington

Written by University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Six University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) students recently participated in the annual Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) conference in Washington, D.C., according to Dr. Suzzette Goldmon, assistant professor in UAPB’s Department of Human Sciences. There, they learned ways to empower communities through nutrition

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Xavier Welcomes New African American and African Diasporic Cultural Studies Program

Courtesy of Xavier University of Louisiana Xavier University of Louisiana was built on a foundation of educating those from underrepresented communities. Since its inception, the university has catered to those from diverse backgrounds, especially when higher education was generally inaccessible to minority communities. Now approaching a historic centennial, celebrating its last 100 years of service

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A rally is held outside the U.S. Supreme Court as the court hears the cases Students for Fair Admissions v. University of North Carolina and Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., October 31, 2022. The case addresses race-conscious admissions policies at the schools. (photo by Allison Shelley)

Troubled by the end of affirmative action? Support HBCUs

By Rochelle Ford, President of Dillard University It has been nearly one week since the U.S. Supreme Court’s rulings to end affirmative action and cancel the student loan debt forgiveness program. The eerie symphony of 62 years of progress being undone has us still reeling across this country. Yet, the consistent light remains Historically Black Colleges and

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JSU College of Business students intern among first cohort of S&P Global HBCU initiative

By Anthony Howard Jackson State University College of Business (COB) students traveled to Manhattan, New York, to intern with S&P Global over the summer. Deidra Eure, a business administration doctoral student, Japhiah Watkins, a senior marketing major, and Alethia Chatfield, a senior accounting and entrepreneurship major,were among the company’s first cohort in the company’s new HBCU

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