May 16, 2024

Important Update Regarding a Leadership Change at the UDC David A. Clarke School of Law

Courtesy of the University of the District of Columbia University of the District of Columbia (UDC) President Maurice D. Edington, Ph.D., shared the following update with the university community today regarding important upcoming leadership changes at the David A. Clarke School of Law: “The University of the District of Columbia expresses both gratitude and well wishes

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Massachusetts Proposes Tuition-Free Community College for All Residents

By Evan Castillo Massachusetts wants to make community college¬†tuition-free¬†for every state resident, regardless of the student’s family income. On May 6, Massachusetts senators¬†announced MassEducate, a program that would give every state resident a tuition- and fee-free education at any state community college. The proposal, included in the fiscal year 2025 budget, has yet to be

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Campus premier of the Bowie State University episode of The College Tour, Thursday, May 2, 2024.

Bowie State Premieres Amazon Prime College Tour Episode

Courtesy of Bowie State University Bowie State University premiered its upcoming episode of the Amazon Prime College Tour with a red-carpet event on May 2 at the Student Center theatre to celebrate the 10 BSU students featured in the streaming series, which showcases colleges and universities through the perspectives of current students. Bowie State’s episode

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The Rev. William Lawson speaks during a funeral service for George Floyd at The Fountain of Praise church, June 9, 2020, in Houston. Rev. Lawson, a longtime pastor and civil rights leader who helped desegregate Houston and worked with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during the civil rights movement, has died. He was 95. Lawson’s longtime church, Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church, announced on its website that he had died on Tuesday, May 14, 2024. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, Pool)

Rev. William Lawson, civil rights leader who worked with Martin Luther King Jr., dies at 95

The Rev. William ‚ÄúBill‚ÄĚ Lawson, a longtime pastor and civil rights leader who helped desegregate Houston and worked with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during the civil rights movement, has died. He was 95. Lawson‚Äôs longtime church, Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church in that Texas city, announced on its website that he had died on

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FAMU Wins 2024 HBCU Division I PGA Works Collegiate Championship

By Quintessa Williams Florida A&M University‚Äės golf team accomplished something they have not done since the start of this century, win the HBCU National Championship. The Rattlers dominated the whole week, finishing each day in¬†first¬†place, and finished the championship¬†winning¬†by 29 strokes with a score of +27, 891. This¬†marks the second time the Rattlers have won

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$400,000 Raised During 2nd Coppin State University Gala

By Beverly Richards Dressed in their finest attire, over 750 guests were treated to an incredible display of elegance and generosity at the second annual gala hosted by Coppin State University. The event at the prestigious Baltimore Marriott Waterfront surpassed all expectations, raising record-breaking support from alumni, faculty members, philanthropists, community leaders, and friends. The

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Celebrating Howard’s Seniors of the Diaspora During the Inaugural International Graduation Ceremony

By Autumn Coleman In the Gallery Lounge of the Armour J. Blackburn University Center, the Office of International Affairs and LGBTQ+ Resource Center hosted the inaugural International Graduation Celebration. The event celebrated graduating students with international backgrounds and their accomplishments at Howard University. A litany of speakers, food, and performances for the celebration highlighted the

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