May 2024

Negro Leagues statistics to be officially incorporated into MLB historical record

By¬†Juliette Arcodia¬†and¬†Colin Sheeley Josh Gibson has long been considered one of the best baseball players to ever hold a bat, but you might not know his name. Gibson, who was¬†inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972, never had his name in the Major League Baseball record books ‚ÄĒ until now. MLB confirmed Tuesday


Spelman College Hosts its 35th Annual Research Day

Courtesy of Spelman College Spelman College recently hosted its 35th¬†annual Research Day ‚Äď a campus-wide celebration of the depth of our students‚Äô intellectual curiosity. Classes were cancelled to allow the whole campus to join in celebrating the students’ scholarly and creative excellence. Every year, Spelman takes pride in spotlighting the extraordinary scholarship and creative endeavors


TSU Class of 2024 Grateful For President Glover’s Impact

By Alexis Clark It was a full circle moment for Tennessee State University’s class of 2024 as they walked the stage to receive their degree on May 4. For many, the in-person ceremony was the first they had experienced since leaving middle school because of the COVID-19 pandemic. A significant milestone missed but recognized by


Exploring The Intersection: Christianity, Black Greek Letter Organizations, & Denouncement

By Quintessa Williams On May 21st, Zora Maebell Sanders, a rising senior at Howard University¬†released a statement¬†on social media, officially renouncing and denouncing her Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. membership. ‚ÄúI am writing this letter to inform Nationals that I have officially renounced and denounced membership in the organization,‚ÄĚ Sanders writes. ‚ÄúAs of May 1st


No HBCU players picked in 2024 NFL draft, marking second shutout in four years

By Chris Bumbucca For the second time in four years, no prospects from a Historically Black College or University heard his name during the NFL draft as the 2024 edition of the event wrapped up Saturday. The shutout also happened in 2021, and the overall lack of HBCU draftees in recent years prompted the creation of initiatives such as


Howard University Welcomes Gholston as Assistant Vice President for Post-Award and UARC Operations

By Howard University Newsroom Staff Howard University is proud to announce the appointment of Jaquion Gholston as the new Assistant Vice President for Post Award and University Affiliated Research Center (UARC) Operations. Gholston has more than 18 years of experience in post-award management in higher education. Most recently, Gholston was the director of sponsored accounting and cost


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

FILE - Volunteers, mostly from the Mayfield Consumer Products factory, help salvage possessions from the destroyed home of Martha Thomas, in the aftermath of tornadoes that tore through the region several days earlier, in Mayfield, Ky., Monday, Dec. 13, 2021. Americans across the country are pitching in to help after last week’s tornadoes ravaged the South and Midwest, killing at least 90 people and displacing hundreds. Volunteers, backed by national and local aid groups, are lending a hand at the hardest-hit areas. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Student organizations helping tornado-affected students

By Janelle Sears In the destructive aftermath of several tornadoes that blew through Tallahassee, two student-led organizations joined together to assist students in the area that have been severely impacted by the damage of the storms. Inspired by the sudden hardship their peers were now facing, The Beta Nu Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity,


Virginia State University Axed From Hosting 2024 Presidential Debate

By Quintessa Williams In November 2023, it was announced that Virginia State University would become the first Historically Black college and university (HBCU) to host a presidential debate. Now, a historic debate months in the making at the HBCU has been axed from the list of venues. News of its probable cancellation prompted surprise and disappointment from the

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