November 01, 2023

FAMU Celebrates Homecoming 2023: It’s Our Time

By Larry Robinson, Ph.D. As legions of alumni and supporters converge on Tallahassee to join students, faculty, staff and friends for Florida A&M University’s Homecoming 2023: The Experience, “Forever Rattlers: A Timeless Tradition,”it is our hope that the festivities will be safe, enjoyable, and filled with excitement.  We are so fortunate to be part of

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Howard Men’s Basketball Hosts American University on Halloween to Support Gun Violence Awareness

Written By the Howard Newsroom Staff The Howard University men’s basketball team will host crosstown rival American University on Halloween in a charity exhibition game at Burr Gymnasium to help raise awareness of gun violence and honor the legacy of the late Blake Bozeman. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. with ticket proceeds benefiting the Far Southeast

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Louisiana Healthcare Connections Presents $500,000 to Xavier University of Louisiana

Courtesy of Xavier University of Louisiana Xavier University of Louisiana received a $500,000 check toward a larger program centered on eliminating health disparities to create a more inclusive, representative healthcare system by Louisiana Healthcare Connections as part of ongoing efforts to create health equity. “As a university that seeks a more just and humane society, Xavier understands

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Meharry School of Dentistry to launch new innovation center for dental education

Written By Morehouse School of Medicine Meharry Medical College’s School of Dentistry will launch a new innovation center to house the latest in dental technology and materials to prepare students for modern-day dental practice. The center will be supported in part by the 2023 Innovation Center Award, presented to the Meharry School of Dentistry by the

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Students from Morehouse School of Medicine are Delivering Care Across Rural Maine

By Nick Song, Maine Public In the two weeks she’s been working at the Cutler Health Center on UMaine’s Orono campus, physician assistant student Katie Bandstra says she’s seen at least 55 patients. “It’s mid-October, so we’re getting the flu season,” said Bandstra. “So a lot of patients have come in with acute respiratory viral

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Virginia State University To Receive $1 Million Donation From Thompson Hospitality

Courtesy of Virginia State University Virginia State University proudly announces that Thompson Hospitality, the nation’s largest black-owned and privately held hospitality company, will donate $1 million to the university. The generous donation made by Warren Thompson is a tribute to his parents, Fred and Ruby Thompson. It marks the second $1 million contribution to VSU

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Students whose college years were upended by Covid face their next hurdle: repaying loans

By Claretta Bellamy After Covid completely upended life on college campuses, students and recent graduates are encountering a new challenge: student loans. Federal student loan payments are resuming this week, ending the three-year pause enacted through policies in 2020 to ease financial burdens when the Covid pandemic rattled the economy and countless people’s livelihoods. Millions of

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