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Georgia HBCUs Charge State with Redirecting Funds to PWIs

By Roz Edward A controversial civil lawsuit charging the state of Georgia with underfunding the state’s public  Historically Black Colleges and Universities has been dismissed by a federal judge in Atlanta. In October of 2023, plaintiffs from Fort Valley State University, Albany State University, and Savannah State University filed a lawsuit accusing the Georgia Board

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FAMU among HBCU’s getting money for historic preservation

By Channing Frampton The National Park Service today awarded $10,670,000 to 15 projects in eight states as part of the Historic Preservation Fund [zwly9k6z.r.us-east-1.awstrack.me]’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities grant program [zwly9k6z.r.us-east-1.awstrack.me], which focuses on the repair of historic structures on the campuses of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). “It’s vital for America’s HBCUs to preserve their vibrant

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Howard University Appoints ‚ÄúChuka‚ÄĚ Onwumechili as Interim Dean of Cathy Hughes School of Communications

By Sholnn Z. Freeman Howard University has named¬†Chukwuka “Chuka” Onwumechili¬†(Ph.D.¬†‚Äô90) as the interim dean of the Cathy Hughes School of Communications, effective July 1. This announcement comes as Howard University acknowledges the distinguished career and leadership of Gracie Lawson Borders, Ph.D., who has served as dean for over a decade. Onwumechili, an esteemed educator and

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Three Black Presidents in Higher Education Announce Their Resignations

Rochelle L. Ford has stepped down from her role as president of Dillard University in Louisiana. Over the past two years, Dr. Ford has overseen the university’s first-ever cohort of graduate nursing students, millions of dollars in fundraising campaigns, and a significant expansion of STEM, business, and social justice programming and initiatives. Before taking on the

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HBCU Athletic Conference Announces Rebrand And 3 New Member Universities

By Kyra Alessandrini The Gulf Coast Athletic Conference is rebranding itself under a new name. Now titled the HBCU Athletic Conference, the organization is expanding to include new member universities and initiatives. The goal is to give more visibility and highlight the impact of HBCUs in collegiate sports and beyond, according to HBCU Gameday. “Today, the nation watches

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HBCU looking to regain accreditation after nearly 30 years

By Stephen J. Gaither An HBCU in a rural Tennessee town is looking to regain accreditation after nearly 30 years. Knoxville College, an HBCU founded 149 years ago, is looking to regain accreditation with the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS), according to Knox News. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)

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Morgan State University’s EMASS Division Awarded $1.5 Million Acceleration Grant From National Institute for Student Success

Courtesy of Morgan State University Morgan State University’s Division of Enrollment Management and Student Success (EMASS) received a $1.5 million Acceleration Grant from the National Institute for Student Success (NISS), focused on improving student retention and increasing graduation rates. By collaborating with other offices throughout the university, EMASS provides essential support to guide students through

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Over 800 First-Time Freshman Expected For Orientation

Courtesy of Tennessee State University More than 800 first-time freshmen will embark on the ‚ÄúLand of Golden Sunshine‚Ä̬†on July 16-24¬†to participate in New Student Orientation (NSO). Called the ROAR Experience, NSO is an immersive event over several days designed to introduce new first-time students to TSU‚Äôs thriving campus culture and community. This will also give

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