April 11, 2024

What the heck is happening with college financial aid this year?

By Zachary B. Wolf The already stressful college admissions process was thrown into chaos this year by a botched bureaucratic upgrade. Hiccups and delays in the federal financial aid process have kept some high school seniors and current college students from getting aid packages from schools. The dirty secret of college tuition is that most

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TSU To Honor President Glover At Upcoming Salute To Excellence

By Alexis Clark Promising to be an evening to remember, Tennessee State University will host the Salute to Excellence Gala to honor President Glenda Glover on Saturday, April 13. The TSU family, Nashville community, and a who’s who list of friends, including national leaders and celebrities, will come together to celebrate President Glover’s leadership and

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Georgetown-Howard Center for Medical Humanities and Health Justice Hosts Inaugural Fireside Chat

By Brittany Bailer The Georgetown-Howard Center for Medical Humanities and Health Justice hosted their first public event, a fireside chat centered around health narratives in the Black community with Gene Demby, co-host of NPR’s Code Switch podcast, and Marcia Chatelain, Pulitzer Prize winning historian. Co-executive directors Dana A. Williams, Ph.D., dean of the Howard University Graduate School, and Lakshmi Krishnan,

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Racial diversity among college faculty lags behind other professional fields, report finds

Despite gains in faculty diversity at American universities over the last two decades, Black and Hispanic professors remain underrepresented compared to their students and to professionals with advanced degrees in other fields, according to a federal report released Tuesday. Black professional workers in industries such as law, science and engineering make up roughly 9.1% of

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JSU speaker series aims to help students become who they are meant to be

Courtesy of Jackson State University Jackson State University’s Division of Academic Affairs presents “Thee Pathway to Becoming Who You Are Meant to Be” Legacy and Leadership Speaker Series on Tuesday, April 9, and Wednesday, April 10. The series includes a panel discussion at 11 am in the Student Center Theater and a breakout activity in

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New HBCU-Led Initiative, Beyond The Sheets, Amplifies Student’s Reproductive Well-Being

By Quintessa Williams “It was an opportunity we were blessed with,” says Wishchell Joseph, a senior at Tuskegee University, recalling when he first learned about the opportunity to become an ambassador for Beyond The Sheets. Tougaloo College junior, Rokiyah Hobbs says she knew from the moment she received the email that she would be “a great

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Campus Community Celebrates the Contributions of B-CU Women in Week-long Women’s History Month Festivities

Courtesy of Bethune-Cookman University The university community came together to celebrate the numerous women on campus whose exemplary commitment to service stands as a shining testament to the values of Bethune-Cookman University during a week-long Women’s History Month celebration March 18-22. Dr. Crystal A. deGregory, director of the Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Center for the

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