June 11, 2024

FAMU Baseball comes up short in SWAC tournament

By Sydney Bellamy Florida A&M (FAMU) baseball team battled hard as a No.1 seed and Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) East Champions going into the SWAC Tournament, being played Wednesday to Sunday in Atlanta at Russ-Chandler Stadium. The Rattlers came close to being back-to-back champions but fell short to the Grambling State Tigers, 14-11, in the

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Kenya Partners With American HBCUs for STEM Exchange Program

By Evan Castillio Kenya is partnering with historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) across the Eastern Seaboard to enhance student and faculty exchanges. Kenyan President William Ruto visited women’s HBCU Spelman College in Atlanta on May 21 to announce a faculty and student exchange program to enhance science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education in

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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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Howard University Revokes Honorary Degree, Returns $1M Donation Over Allegations Against Sean ‚ÄėDiddy‚Äô Combs

Courtesy of Howard University The Howard University Board of Trustees on Friday set aside an honorary degree given to music and business entrepreneur and former student Sean ‚ÄúDiddy‚ÄĚ Combs and returned the money he donated to the institution. ‚ÄúThe Howard University Board of Trustees voted unanimously today to accept the return by Mr. Sean Combs

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Grambling State Athletics Achieves Excellence In Latest NCAA APR Report

By Quintessa Williams ¬†Grambling State University¬†student-athletes¬†continued to excel¬†in the classroom this season, with four programs producing perfect single-year NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores. ‚ÄúWe are extremely proud of all of our student-athletes and how they have consistently performed well in the classroom,‚ÄĚ said Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Trayvean D. Scott. ‚ÄúIt‚Äôs also

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HBCU football can now place advertisements on fields

By Tolly Carr Starting this season both Division I and Division II HBCU football teams can place corporate advertisements on their fields. The NCAA Football Rules Committee made the recommendation on Thursday which will allow the new sponsorship opportunity. Under the new rule according to the NCAA, “the corporate advertisements can be placed in three

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Apple Hosting HBCU Arts and Entertainment Accelerator Program for 50 Students

By Todd Spangler Apple¬†is hosting 50 students from 19 historically Black colleges and universities for an immersive two-week experience as part of the¬†Propel Center‚Äės arts and entertainment industry accelerator. Apple and Southern Company are the founding partners of Propel Center, launched in 2011 as a hub designed to support and advance the work of HBCUs.¬†The

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