November 21, 2023

LeBron James‚Äô Show ‚ÄėThe Shop‚Äô To Film At Three HBCUs This Fall

By Nyah Peebles LeBron James‚Äô talk show, ‚ÄúThe Shop UNINTERRUPTED,‚ÄĚ is hitting the road and visiting three HBCUs this homecoming season. ‚ÄúThe Shop UNINTERRUPTED,‚ÄĚ is an unfiltered discussion featuring some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment.¬†LeBron James¬†and a variety of special guests¬†gather in various barber shops to speak honestly on sports, music, pop

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New symphony director breaks ground in Baltimore in signature Chuck Taylors

By¬†Sydney Haywood¬†and¬†Joe Fryer Jonathon Heyward‚Äôs career is full of accomplishments, but it has also been marked by what he describes as ‚Äúserendipitous moments.‚ÄĚ Heyward, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra‚Äôs new musical director, said he started playing the cello at age 10 because there were too many students at his performing arts school in Charleston, South Carolina,

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Board of Trustees names Dr. Marcus L. Thompson as President of Jackson State University

Courtesy of Jackson State University The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning completed its search for the 13th President of Jackson State University by voting to name Dr. Marcus L. Thompson as President during its meeting held today in Jackson. Dr. Thompson has more than 20 years of leadership experience in early childhood, K-12 education, and

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Marching Maroon and White to Lead the Macy’s Parade

Courtesy of Alabama A&M University When the 97th edition of the Macy’s Parade kicks off on Thanksgiving morning, the Alabama A&M University Marching Maroon and White (MMW) Band will be the first band to be seen by millions across the country. The AAMU marching band has been selected as the lead band in this year’s

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Media Day hosted by the Department of Communications, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2023. The event gave students an opportunity to learn from professionals in the journalism, entertainment and public relations industries.

News Anchors, Producers, Reporters and Others Highlighted on Media Day

Courtesy of Bowie State University Over 20 local and national print and broadcast journalists, program directors, radio hosts and others who work in the media provided communications students with insights into the wide range of professional opportunities during the annual Media Day, hosted by the BSU Communications Department. More than 200 students attending the event

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HU School of Science Awarded a $1.7M Grant from the Simons Foundation to Help Develop a New Stellarator Experiment Group to Advance Research in Fusion Plasma Science

Written By Hampton University The Hampton University School of Science has been awarded a $1.76M grant from the Simons Foundation to help develop a new Stellarator Experiment Group to advance research in Fusion Plasma Science. “We are grateful to the Simons Foundation for their support of the great strides in research happening here in the

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Google Grants $500k to Stillman for Cyber Programming

Written By Stillman College Stillman College has formed a strategic partnership with Google to advance cybersecurity education and community outreach. The collaboration was unveiled Wednesday in a high-profile ceremony on the Stillman College campus, attended by key leaders, including Google’s Chief Diversity Officer, Melonie Parker, and Stillman College President, Dr. Yolanda Page. Central to this

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