July 02, 2024

Tyler Perry Studios Selects TSU Students For Internship

By Alexis Clark Tyler Perry Studios (TPS) just announced their second cohort of talented interns selected nationwide, and one of their hand-picked interns is a familiar face in the Big Blue community. Briana Thomas, a mass communication student at Tennessee State University, was selected as one of 14 TPS Dreamers Intern Class of 2024 out

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Saint Augustine’s board chair alleges that local business leaders are trying to force a merger with nearby Shaw

By Josh Moody As embattled Saint Augustine’s University fights for its survival amid severe financial issues, accreditation challenges and multiple lawsuits, Board of Trustees chairman Brian Boulware is alleging that local power players are trying to force a merger between SAU and Shaw University. The proposal would unite two historically Black universities in Raleigh, N.C.,

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Bethune-Cookman’s Alumni Association Lays the Groundwork for Inclusive Excellence and Alumni Engagement

Courtesy of Bethune- Cookman University The Bethune-Cookman University Alumni Association, under the leadership of Executive Director Kimberly Woodard, has achieved a significant milestone. It has been honored with the prestigious Insight into Diversity Magazine’s 2024 Alumni Association Inclusive Excellence Award, a recognition that underscores our commitment to diversity and inclusion. This inaugural award is a

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Clark Atlanta University Relaunches Its Undergraduate Major in Music Education

Courtesy of Clark Atlanta University After a nearly two decades-long hiatus, historically Black Clark Atlanta University has announced the relaunch of its undergraduate major in music education. In 2005, the university discontinued its music education degree program. Housed in the department of music, the relaunched undergraduate program is designed to prepare the next generation of

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Coppin State University receives big-time study abroad grant

By Kiya Winbush-Robinson Coppin State University has been awarded $34,992 from the U.S. Department of State’s Increase and Diversity Education Abroad for U.S. Students (IDEAS) Program, per a release obtained by HBCU Pulse. With this grant, Coppin State and 36 other U.S. colleges and universities were selected to develop and enhance their study abroad programs, fostering international

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Transforming Enrollment Management and Student Success at UAPB

Courtesy of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff The Division of Enrollment Management and Student Success at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) has cast a new vision and transformed its strategy and approach to student engagement and customer service. The Division is being restructured, and a strategic enrollment planning and management

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Higher Education Gifts or Grants of Interest to African Americans

Courtesy of Florida A&M University Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education. The College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has received a $1.58 million grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc., a California-based pharmaceutical

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