May 10, 2024

Howard University School of Divinity Receives $1.25 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.

Written By Simone Boyd Howard University’s School of Divinity (HUSD) has been awarded a $1.25 million grant from the Lilly Endowment Inc. to develop a comprehensive set of resources aimed at supporting clergy, lay leaders, seminarians, and theological educators. The grant will also assist Black congregations in implementing effective practices and establish a repository of research-based

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Bowie State Hosts BOND Academy and Leadership Empowerment Conference

Written By Bowie State University Newsroom Bowie State University held a pair of conferences this past weekend which focused on supporting education professionals at all levels by providing a space for them to meet, fellowship and network as they continue the work of creating positive outcomes for their classrooms.  Saturday featured the inaugural Leadership Empowerment

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Spelman College Reflects on the 1976 Lock-In Protest

Courtesy of Spelman College On March 25, 2024, more than 100 students, staff, faculty and alumnae gathered in the Camille Cosby Fine Arts Center auditorium to view never-before-seen footage from the Spelman College Protest of 1976. The screening and panel event, titled Forgotten Herstories ‚Äď ‚ÄúThe 1976 Lock-In of the Spelman Board of Trustees,‚ÄĚ served

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Xavier University Signs Historic Deal to Establish 5th HBCU Medical School In The US

By Kyra Alessandrini On Monday, Xavier University signed an agreement with Ochsner Health to establish a medical school. It will be the fifth HBCU to offer medical studies alongside Howard University College of Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Meharry Medical College and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. They will be joined by Morgan State

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VP Kamala Harris Surprises North Carolina Central University Graduates During 2024 Commencement

By Quintessa Williams It’s HBCU graduation season and Vice President Kamala Harris is joining in to celebrate the graduates. Kamala Harris, an HBCU graduate from Howard University, recently surprised the graduating class of North Carolina Central University with a special message on their commencement day, this past Saturday. Congratulations to the HBCU Class of 2024. Well, you

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Opportunity for Jefferson County and Southeast Arkansas to Attend UAPB STEM and Special Education Teacher Capacity Building Conference

Courtesy of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff The UAPB School of Education is hosting a STEM and Special Education Teacher Capacity Building Conference on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, at the UAPB STEM Conference Center from 8:30 am to 3 pm.  We are privileged to have Dr. Andrea D. Jasper, Immediate Past President of the

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SC State students explore new research and technology on university bus tour

Courtesy of South Carolina State University Twenty-six students from the South Carolina State University Health Professions Society set out on a historic bus tour to Georgia.  They toured professional schools including Augusta University, Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta and Life University in Marietta. On day one, students toured each institution including

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Clark Atlanta University Receives Record-Breaking Number of Applicants 46,414‚ÄĮfor Class of 2028

By Hunter Bell Clark Atlanta University is among the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) of ‚Äúchoice‚ÄĚ according to data revealing the institution‚Äôs record-breaking number of applicants.¬†¬† According to CAU‚Äôs office of undergraduate enrollment, this year the University has received more than 46,000 applications for the incoming Freshman Class of 2028, a 6% increase from

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