July 03, 2024

Saint Augustine’s University Trustee Addresses Lawsuit, Claims Raleigh Developers Seeking Merger With Shaw University

By Quintessa Williams The Board of Trustees Chairman at¬†Saint Augustine‚Äôs University, Brian Boulware has responded to a lawsuit filed by the SAVE SAU Coalition, citing the lawsuit as ‚Äúfraught with lies and deceptions from individuals and disgruntled former board members and graduates.‚ÄĚ The letter also provided updates on the institution‚Äôs financial status. In a detailed

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University Cybersecurity Is Still a Concern

By Lauren Coffey ybersecurity concerns rippled through higher ed’s awareness in 2023, when a data breach hit dozens of institutions across the nation. Nearly a year later, those breaches are still occurring. MOVEit, a software product used by several universities and related organizations for file transfers, announced Friday that it had found new vulnerabilities that could lead to further security

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TSU Expands Global Impact With Ghana Experience Program

By Alexis Clark Tennessee State University continues to make strides as a global institution. In collaboration with the HBCU African Education Coalition (HAEC), TSU has launched the Ghana Experience program to promote cultural exchange, global awareness, and academic enrichment. The initiative brought together 60 TSU students and staff who embarked on a transformative journey from

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Five HBCUs Receive Federal Funding to Expand Study Abroad Opportunities

Courtesy of The University of the District of Columbia The United States Department of State has awarded 37 grants totaling nearly $1.3 million to colleges and universities across the country through the 2024 Increase and Diversify Education Abroad for U.S. Students (IDEAS) Program. Five IDEAs grants were awarded to historically Black colleges or universities. The

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Savannah State Was Visited By The King And Queen Of The Netherlands And They Learned How To Swag Surf With The Marching Band

Courtesy of Savannah State University The King and Queen of the Netherlands stopped by Savannah State University during their official state visit to the U.S. on June 11. The HBCU was the only institution for higher education they visited during their stay. “We are profoundly honored to have hosted the Royal Couple and showcase SSU’s dynamic students and faculty

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More Than 100 Scholarships on Hold at Texas Universities Due to DEI Ban

By Jessica Grant Scholarships intended for minority students at public colleges and universities in Texas are currently frozen or being amended amid the state’s diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) ban. Last June, Gov. Greg Abbott signed¬†Senate Bill 17¬†into law, effectively banning DEI offices, diversity training for students and employees, and¬†ideological oaths and statements¬†at public institutions.

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Morgan State University Expands ‚ÄėThe Driving Force‚Äô Internship with Volkswagen Group of America

Courtesy of Morgan State University Morgan State University (MSU) and the¬†Volkswagen Group of America¬†(VWGA), the U.S.-based operations of the Volkswagen Group,¬†one of the world’s leading automotive manufacturers, are committed to building on the success of the inaugural Spring cohort of its ‚ÄúThe Driving Force‚ÄĚ (TDF) program with MSU‚Äôs¬†School of Global Journalism and Communication¬†(SGJC). TDF, an

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