April 15, 2024

Howard University and PNC National Center for Entrepreneurship Close Entrepreneurship Week with Pitch Competition and Fireside Chat

By Brittany Bailer The Howard University and PNC National Center for Entrepreneurship’s second annual entrepreneurship festival closed with a fireside chat featuring James Rhee, the John H. Johnson Endowed Chair for Entrepreneurship, and Tina Byles Williams, founder, CEO and CIO of Xponance, a $17 billion asset management and investment firm. As founders of successful businesses, the pair

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Hampton University Renames Its Proton Cancer Institute, Reflecting Renewed Focus On Research, Advocacy and Access, and Unveils New Brand and Visual Identity

Written By Hampton University Newroom Hampton University is making another bold move to leverage technology, luminary researchers and multidisciplinary collaboration, underscoring its dedication to accelerating cancer research and care. The focus on bridging the gap between proton therapy radiation and cancer treatment methodologies highlights its commitment to pushing the boundaries of medical innovation. Formerly known

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Criminal Justice Students Host Campus-Wide Event on Police-Community Relations

Courtesy of Bethune-Cookman University Dr. Kideste Yusef wears many hats. Officially, she is an associate professor of criminal justice and director of the B-CU Center for Law and Social Justice. She also serves as the national coordinator for the 400 Years of African American History Federal Commission, an organization that operates out of the U.S.

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California State University Ethnic Studies Programs Awarded $1.5 Million Grant

The California State University (CSU) system announced plans to expand its¬†ethnic studies programs, thanks to a $1.5 million donation from the Mellon Foundation. The university was one of five public institutions to receive expanded grants under the Mellon Foundation’s¬†Affirming Multivocal Humanities¬†initiative. The Mellon Foundation awards grant funding to organizations¬†focused¬†on the arts and¬†humanities¬†that¬†contribute to a more

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Tuskegee University Receives $20 Million Gift From Anonymous Donor

By Quintessa Williams Tuskegee University is pleased to announce that it has received a $20 million gift to support the University’s STEM programs and a variety of campus enhancements from an anonymous donor. This is the second $20 million gift the university has received in less than four years. This donation will support a faculty leadership position, and an

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Women’s History Month Roundtable and Town Hall at Norfolk State

Courtesy of Norfolk State University Last week, a graduate student roundtable and town hall titled ‚ÄúWomen Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, deserve so much more,‚ÄĚ featuring CNN political analyst and author Sofia Nelson was held. As March is Women’s History Month and Social Work Month, the event partnered with¬†the Center for African American Public

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Stillman College is recognized as a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Defense

Courtesy of Stillman College Stillman College proudly announces its designation as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) for validated program(s) of study through the academic year 2029. This esteemed recognition underscores Stillman College’s commitment to meeting the evolving demands of cybersecurity education and contributing significantly to the protection of the National

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