May 30, 2024

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


Biden and Harris make a rare joint campaign appearance to shore up Black voters’ support

By Mike Memoli and Lauren Mayk  Preparing for a new phase of the campaign as Donald Trump’s criminal trial nears the end, President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will make a rare joint campaign appearance here Wednesday to shore up a critical constituency in a critical state: Black voters in Pennsylvania. The Democratic ticket will be


Spelman College Student Recognized for Exemplary Community Commitment

Courtesy of Spelman College Spelman College student Aaniyah Jarrette, C’2026, has been named a 2024-2025 Newman Civic Fellow. The Newman Civic Fellowship is a yearlong program that recognizes students who stand out for their leadership potential and commitment to creating positive community change. Each year, Campus Contact, a national coalition of colleges and universities working


For Black College Prospects, Belonging And Safety Often Top Ivy Prestige

By Derene Miller Tales of talented black students on majority-white campuses running through a racial gauntlet that has them questioning their brilliance, abilities and place are familiar to parents like me who have a college-bound child at home. The trauma that sometimes comes with being a black student at predominately white institutions is tangible. In