June 05, 2024

Melton Named To AI Board, Continues TSU’s Role As Tech Leader

By Kelli Sharpe Tennessee State University is pleased to announce that Dr. Robbie Melton is a member of the Southern Regional Education Board Commission (SREB) on Artificial Intelligence in Education. Dr. Melton, who serves Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, is also the Vice President for Technology Innovations and heads the TSU SMART Global Technology


College Football Game Will Feature ‚ÄúNeck‚ÄĚ Song Without HBCUs Present

By Quintessa Williams HBCUs may not have made the cut for the College Football game, but here‚Äôs an interesting twist: ‚ÄúNeck,‚ÄĚ the revamped version of¬†Cameo‚Äôs 1982 hit¬†‚ÄúTalkin‚Äô Out The Side of Ya Neck,‚ÄĚ an¬†HBCU band stadium staple, is set to pump up the crowd in the College Football 25, according to reporting from Matt Brown

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 06: First lady Michelle Obama (L) applauds with her mother Marian Robinson (R) during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The DNC, which concludes today, nominated U.S. President Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Marian Robinson, mother of Michelle Obama, dies at 86

By Faris Tanyos Marian Robinson, the mother of former first lady Michelle Obama, has died at the age of 86, her family announced Friday. “She passed peacefully this morning, and right now, none of us are quite sure how exactly we’ll move on without her,” the statement read. Robinson was born in 1937 and grew


Presidential Candidates Pull Out of Historic HBCU Debate, First Lady Jill Biden Weighs In

By Ashleigh Fields President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump have notified the Commission on Presidential Debates that they will no longer participate in university forums. This move rips three of the scheduled debates off the campaign trail and draws attention to the newly added matchups slated for June and September. Virginia State University (VSU), Texas


Nine Howard Students Selected by Scholastic to Write Decodable Books Featured in New Culturally Affirming Collection

By Brittany Bailer Nine Howard University School of Education students have been selected by Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, to write culturally representative decodable books in the interest of creating curricular resources that authentically represent diverse children and families.  Scholastic has worked with authors representing various backgrounds to create and publish 24 new


The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Announces Study Abroad Grant Recipients

Courtesy of Florida A&M University The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society, today announced the recipients of a 2024 Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant. The $1,000 grants were awarded to 125 students across the nation. The grants are designed to support undergraduates, both members