May 21, 2024

Founding Director Melanie Carter Enlightens the Path for Black Educators’ Success through the HBCU Research, Leadership and Policy Center

By Pyper Harvey As the founding director of the Howard University Center for HBCU Research, Leadership, and Policy, Melanie Carter, Ph.D., believes strongly in forming scholarly connections through learning. “Teaching fuels all the work that I do,” Carter explained. “The opportunity to engage and learn from burgeoning scholars and higher education professionals elevates my perspectives

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Messy! Florida HBCU Deals With Ugly Aftermath After Discovering $238 Million ‘Gift’ Was a Hoax

By Candace McDuffie On Wednesday, Florida A&M University President Larry Robinson apologized for a $237 million donation that has seemingly been deemed fraudulent. Batterson Farms Corp. CEO Gregory Gerami was responsible for the major gift. The good news was shared on May 4 and immediately received national praise. However, some questioned the validity of such

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Grambling State confers 427 degrees during Spring 2024 graduation

Courtesy of Grambling State University Louisiana State Sen. Cleo Fields told 427 new Grambling State University (GSU) graduates to remember they are all somebody who can change the world for the better as he served as the keynote speaker for Spring 2024 Commencement Exercises inside the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. It was the first

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A Growing Number of Community Colleges Are Building HBCU Pipelines

By Sara Weissman Zaria Miller always wanted to end up at a historically Black college or university. But her home state of Michigan doesn’t have one. Miller said she was looking for a sense of community. “I wanted to see people who look like me thrive. I wanted to have a college experience where I

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Morgan State University FinTech Center Receives $1.05M in Continued Support From Blockchain and Crypto Solutions Leader Ripple

Courtesy of Morgan State University The National FinTech Center at Morgan State University announces the receipt of a 3-year, $1,050,000 grant from Ripple, a leader in enterprise blockchain and crypto solutions, for the continued support of the Center and its advancement of blockchain and financial technology (FinTech) research, education and programming. This latest round of funding builds upon

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Bowie State Women’s Basketball Team Hosts First Special Olympics Clinic

Courtesy of Bowie State University Earlier this month, the Bowie State University women’s basketball team collaborated with the Prince George’s County Special Olympics to put on the program’s first basketball clinic for special needs students on their home court inside A.C. Jordan Arena.  About 25 special needs students from Bowie and Central High Schools participated in the

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