May 06, 2024

NFL opportunities come in different varieties for HBCU players

By Tolly Carr There were no HBCU players selected in the 2024 NFL Draft, but there’s more than one way to earn a spot in pro football. Immediately after the draft ended, several HBCU players signed undrafted free agent deals while others will receive invitations to minicamp for a tryout. But how even is the

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National Science Teaching Association Bestows Maitland P. Simmons Award for New Teachers to Morgan Doctoral Student

Courtesy of Morgan State University The National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) has bestowed its 2024 Maitland P. Simmons Memorial Award for New Teachers to Morgan State University graduate student Olisa Menakaya. The annual award honors NSTA members who have made extraordinary contributions to the field of science teaching in their first five years of professional instruction.

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Two Howard University Professors Receive a Distinguished Honor from the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Written By Monica Lewis The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) recently announced its distinguished 2023 Class of AAAS fellows, which includes two Howard University professors —¬†Janelle Burke,¬†Ph.D.¬†and¬†Nadir Yilmaz,¬†Ph.D.¬†— among the list of 502 scientists, engineers, and innovators. Both professors will now be lifetime members of the AAAS Fellows program, joining the ranks

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Spelman College Hosts Courageous Conversation on the Power of the Black Woman Vote

Courtesy of Spelman College Spelman College welcomed award-winning journalist Errin Haines, editor-at-large and one of the founders of news publication The 19th, for a special edition of the College‚Äôs Courageous Conversations series titled¬†“Power of the Black Woman Vote,‚ÄĚ powered by UPS. President Helene Gayle and Director of Spelman‚Äôs Social Justice Fellows Program Dr. Cynthia Spence

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Clark Atlanta University to receive Federal Appropriate Earmark Award of $630,000 for Public Safety Enhancement Project from Congresswoman Nikema Williams

Courtesy of Clark Atlanta University United States Congresswoman Nikema Williams recently announced that she has secured more than $12 million in community project funding for Georgia‚Äôs Fifth Congressional District and requested an appropriated earmark award of $630,000 for public safety improvements at Clark Atlanta University. The funding falls under Federal Nexus‚ÄĒfunding provided by the federal

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SC State English professor named guest speaker for Benedict College 2024 Baccalaureate Service

Courtesy of South Carolina State University South Carolina State University professor Sarah Priester will be the guest speaker for the Benedict College 2024 Baccalaureate Service. The service will be held on Wednesday, May 1, at Benedict’s Antisdel Chapel at 3 p.m. The Baccalaureate Service at Benedict is a ceremonial event that precedes the commencement ceremonies,

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