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No. 1 New York Times best-selling author Angie Thomas speaks at JSU Trio Talent Search Author Summit

Jackson State University’s TRIO Talent Searchlaunched an inspirational talk featuring award-winning author Angie Thomas,held at the Rose E. McCoy Auditorium. The event was a collaboration between the United Way of Jackson and the Trio Talent Search program, emphasizing the importance of academic support and providing diverse opportunities for students. “It’s really inspiring for our young people to meet someone like Angie Thomas, who has been in their shoes. They deserve to be exposed to the greatest. It’s important for them to understand that one of the greatest comes from the same place they do. This is the kind of experience we should

Basket Drive Provides Families With Thanksgiving Meals

By Angel Higgins Tennessee State University student leaders and organizations will make the Thanksgiving holiday one to remember for some local families. On Saturday, November 11, over 100 students held a successful food drive to prepare food baskets for families in need.  TSU students, faculty, staff, and alumni donated non-perishable food items for the baskets that will be distributed during the holiday season to help families. “This Project 111 service event consisted of students and the community packing Thanksgiving baskets for those in need,” said Chrishonda O’Quinn, SGA executive vice president. “The number 111 is significant because TSU has been in existence for 111

Howard University Students Partner with WHUR 96.3 for 45th Annual Food2Feed Radiothon

By Brooke Brinson On November 14, the Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel, in partnership with WHUR 96.3 held the 45th Annual Food2Feed Radiothon. A longtime tradition spearheaded by Howard University’s radio station, the Food2Feed Radiothon is an initiative that brings students, staff, and community members together to collect money and food items to provide families throughout the Washington, DC region with meals over the holiday season. Dedicated Howard University students lined the streets of Georgia Avenue from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. waiving signs and encouraging drivers to donate as a way of giving back to local families. Non-perishable canned goods

Tuskegee University Partners with Intel to Advance Semiconductor Manufacturing Education

Written By Tuskegee University Tuskegee University is proud to announce a groundbreaking partnership with Intel Corporation, a global technology leader, to bolster education in semiconductor manufacturing technologies. The collaboration aims to equip the next generation of engineering graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in this critical industry. The project, spanning three years with a total funding of $351,459, will be led by Dr. Li Jiang, an Electrical and Computer Engineering professor. The team includes Dr. S. Keith Hargrove, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Dr. Naga Korivi, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Give1876: A Countdown to Excellence Celebrating 147 Years at Stillman College

Since 1876, Stillman College has impacted preparing leaders to drive for change. You, too, can make a difference for 1 day, 8 hours, and 76 minutes. The Give1876 effort allows the community to make a significant impact by contributing to more than 30 programs and student organizations. Dr. Yolanda W. Page, Stillman College president, said the event holds immense significance as the institution celebrates its 147th anniversary. “It’s a day of unity, purpose, and the opportunity to invest in the future of our institution,” said Page. “Every donation, no matter the size, contributes to our mission of providing a world-class

Taraji P. Henson, the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation, and kate spade New York Open the Second She Care Wellness Pod at Hampton University Campus in Hampton, Virginia

Courtesy of Hampton University Taraji P. Henson, The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation (BLHF), Kate Spade New York and Hampton University celebrated the opening of the campus’s ‘She Care Wellness Pod,’ an extension of the program launched earlier this year that aims to reach over 25,000 Black women on HBCU campuses with frontline mental wellness care. In April 2023, BLHF and Kate Spade New York first teamed up to create more access to culturally competent mental health resources for women and girls by jointly launching the first-of-its-kind program, which was concepted by actor, filmmaker, and founder of The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation, Taraji P. Henson, and Tracie

Battle in the Bayou! Watchers Guide to the 50th Bayou Classic

By Joseph Alexander With the 50th Bayou Classic approaching, this game is an important turning point for both teams. For Grambling, winning this Bayou Classic would serve as a turning point for the program and head coach Hue Jackson after two underwhelming seasons in the SWAC. For Southern, not only would a win here assure our lead in the classic all-time (which sits at 25-24), but it would give the program something to build on as we seek new leadership. Going into the game, both teams are 5-5 and 4-3 in the conference. The SWAC West has been decided, with

Lincoln University of Missouri’s Expanding ROTC Program: Students Making a Difference and Shaping Their Futures

Written By Lincoln University of Missouri At Lincoln University of Missouri, the ROTC program thrives as a close-knit and resilient community. With a 14-person class that exemplifies the power of togetherness, these dedicated individuals are poised to make a significant impact. This year’s class stands as the largest LU has seen in five years, a testament to their unity and determination. Join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of the 2023-2024 ROTC class and meet two proud Lincolnites who are not only shaping their own destinies but also positively transforming their communities through their unwavering commitment to ROTC. Nursing major

TSU’s Grammy Award-Winning Band To Make Historic Appearance In Chicago Thanksgiving Parade

By Kelli Sharpe Tennessee State University’s Grammy award-winning Aristocrat of Bands will make another historic appearance when they march in the 2023 Chicago Thanksgiving Parade. The AOB, as the band is fondly called, will be the first band from a historically black university (HBCU) to participate in the “Windy City” parade that begins at 8 a.m. CST. For Chicago native band members, the appearance has a special meaning to perform in front of the home crowd of their families and friends. “As a native of Chicago, doing the Thanksgiving parade is not only nostalgic but an important part of my

A Thanksgiving Message from Lincoln University’s President

Written By President John B. Moseley In this season of Thanksgiving, I’m sure I’m not the only one who is taking the time to reflect on the incredible journey of the last year. Together, we as a University have much for which we can be thankful, and it is with a spirit of gratitude that I send you this note of heartfelt appreciation for your dedication to Lincoln University. This academic year so far has presented us with many reasons to celebrate both the shared and individual milestones that continue our progress forward. While challenges will always exist, our Lincoln

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