April 24, 2024

Retired WNBA Player Bids Farewell As Basketball Coach At Elizabeth City State University

Courtesy of Elizabeth City State University Tynesha Lewis, who served as a head coach at Elizabeth City State University for three years, has recently announced her departure from the HBCU coaching world. On Friday, April 12th, she was named the head coach at UNC Asheville, after having put together an impressive 61-29 record over her three years at ECSU, which

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Teacher Self-Efficacy Research Presented by UAPB at AERA Annual Conference in Philadelphia

Courtesy of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff The¬†American Educational Research Association (AERA)¬†accepted the research proposal titled ‚ÄúDeveloping Teaching Candidates‚Äô Self-Efficacy Through Cross-Cultural Strategies,‚ÄĚ submitted by Dr. Kimberley Davis, Dean/Associate Professor of the¬†School of Education at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB),¬†UAPB Associate Professor Dr. William Torrence, and Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

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Spelman College Alumnae Pay Homage To HBCU Traditions With ‘TruBlu’ Fashion Line: ‘ Not Typical College Paraphernalia’

By Jahaura Michelle A group of¬†Spelman College¬†alumnae has introduced an upscale accessories line set to revolutionize HBCU fashion. According to a news release,¬†TruBlu Legacy¬†offers a selection of luxury items, ranging from handbags to scarves and ties, paying homage to HBCU traditions with intricate designs. Inspired by Spelman‚Äôs ‚ÄėTrue Blue‚Äô spirit, the name reflects an unwavering

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South Carolina HBCU Launches Historic Partnership with Ohio PWI

Courtesy of Claflin University Claflin University President Dr. Dwaun J. Warmack‚Äôs message of ‚ÄúElevation and Transformation‚ÄĚ was on full display Thursday (April 18) during the launch of a historic partnership with Ohio Wesleyan University. Warmack and OWU President Matt vandenBerg, Ed.D., signed a ‚Äúsister‚ÄĚ school Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to establish one of the most

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Fisk University Alumna & Grammy-Winning Singer, Mandisa, Passes Away At 47

By Quintessa Williams Grammy-winning singer and Fisk University alumna, Mandisa, who rose to fame on season five of¬†‚ÄúAmerican Idol,‚Ä̬†has died, her representative said Friday.¬†She was 47. ‚ÄúWe can confirm that yesterday Mandisa was found in her home deceased,‚ÄĚ her representative said in a¬†statement to NBC News. ‚ÄúAt this time we do not know the cause

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FAMU Receives Clean Financial Audit from State Auditor General

By Andrew Skerritt Florida A&M University (FAMU) received a clean annual financial audit for the fiscal year ending June 2023. ‚ÄúThe audit signifies a clean bill of health for FAMU. It confirms that our financial statements are presented fairly and in strict adherence to the prescribed financial reporting standards,‚ÄĚ said President Larry Robinson, Ph.D. ‚ÄúIt

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TSU Hires Daute Abercrombie As First HBCU Men’s Hockey Head Coach

By Alexis Clark Tennessee State University President Glenda Glover and Director of Athletics Dr. Mikki Allen are pleased to welcome Duanté Abercrombie as the inaugural head coach of the men’s hockey team. The historic hire makes Abercrombie the first head coach of a hockey program at a historically Black college or university (HBCU). “I am

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