Campus News

Sen. Herman Holloway Sr. Collection exhibition on display at Delaware State

Courtesy of Delaware State University Delaware State University Arts/Center Gallery is currently exhibiting a collection of documents, articles and photos of the late Sen. Herman M. Holloway Sr. ‚Äď the primary sponsor of the 1993 state legislation (Senate Bill 138) that elevated then-Delaware State College to Delaware State¬†University. A Sept. 13 program was held in recognition of the exhibition and to celebrate the life and legacy of Sen. Holloway, who was the first African American in Delaware to service as an elected State Senator ‚Äď an elected office he served from 1964 until his passing in 1994. Former state Rep.

Students At Clark Atlanta University Evacuated After Flooding Of Campus Buildings

By Kyra Alessandrini Students living at Clark Atlanta University residences were evacuated after thunderstorms led to flooding on Thursday. Over two inches of rain fell in an hour and flooded part of Downtown Atlanta and Clark Atlanta University. About three hours’ worth of rain fell in just 15 minutes. This led to parts of Atlanta being flooded under five feet of water and damage to cars, fences and buildings across the city. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the damage impacted at least three buildings around the Atlanta University Center, which comprises Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine and Spelman College.

Xavier University of Louisiana celebrates the 236th Anniversary of the United States Constitution

Courtesy of Xavier University of Louisiana The United States of America celebrates the 236th Anniversary of its Constitution. This marks a significant moment in the history of the United States because it serves as a powerful reminder of the enduring strength and resilience of the nation’s founding principles. For over two centuries, the U.S. Constitution has provided the framework for a government that respects the rule of law, individual liberties, and the democratic ideals that have defined the nation’s identity. This remarkable document has withstood the test of time, guiding the country through moments of profound change, crisis, and transformation.

U.S News & World Report: FAMU Rises to No. 91 Among National Public Universities and Top Public HBCU for Fifth Consecutive Year

By Andrew Skerritt Fulfilling a key goal in its five-year strategic plan, Florida A&M University rose to No. 91, among the U.S News & World Report Top  Public National Universities. It has remained the top public Historically Black College and University (HBCU) for the fifth consecutive year and moved up to No. 3 among all HBCUs. FAMU moved from No. 23 to No. 21 on the Social Mobility Index, an indication of the University’s ability to alter the economic trajectory of students and their families. “This is outstanding news. I want to congratulate our students, faculty, staff, administrators, alumni, and

Clark Atlanta University Art Museum‚Äôs ‚ÄúWoman in Blue‚ÄĚ Is Signature Marketing Image for MET‚Äôs ‚ÄúHarlem Renaissance‚ÄĚ Exhibition

By Jolene Butts Freeman Clark Atlanta University Art Museum is among several HBCU museums and galleries to have artwork featured in the Metropolitan Museum of Art‚Äôs upcoming exhibition, ‚ÄúThe Harlem Renaissance and Transatlantic Modernism.‚Ä̬†The exhibition is scheduled to run from February 25 through July 28, 2024. ‚ÄúThrough some 160 works, it will explore the comprehensive and far-reaching ways in which Black artists portrayed everyday modern life in the new Black cities that took shape in the 1920s‚Äď40s in New York City‚Äôs Harlem and Chicago‚Äôs South Side and Nationwide in the early decades of the Great Migration when millions of African

Howard University Named Fulbright HBCU Institutional Leader by the U.S. Department of State

Written By Brittany Bailer Howard University¬†was named as a¬†Fulbright Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Institutional Leader for 2023¬†by the U.S. Department of State‚Äôs Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). Each year, the ECA recognizes the strong engagement of select HBCUs with the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government’s flagship international academic exchange program. Howard University has a robust track record of engaging in the Fulbright program with more than 165 U.S. Fulbright recipients and 40 international participants. “Howard University proudly embraces its legacy as a beacon of excellence in education and we are honored to be recognized as a

Tuskegee University Receives $2.86 Million Grant from NSF to Strengthen National Cybersecurity Workforce

Courtesy of Tuskegee University Tuskegee University is proud to announce the renewal of a substantial grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), totaling $2,863,511, to support the Tuskegee University CyberCorps¬ģ Scholarship for Service (SFS) program and the Cyber Bridge program, aimed at non-computer science majors. This grant will fund these initiatives over the next five years, fostering the development of qualified and well-trained professionals in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and cybersecurity. The Tuskegee University SFS program is a collaborative effort with the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, demonstrating our commitment to collaboration and innovation in the field of

The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation and Founder Taraji P. Henson Expand Partnership with Kate Spade New York to Bring Culturally Competent Mental Health Services to Women at Hampton University

Written by Hampton University This fall, The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation (BLHF) and kate spade new york proudly announce the expansion of their joint program, the ‚ÄúShe Care Wellness Pods‚ÄĚ, which aims to reach over 25,000 Black women on HBCU campuses with frontline mental wellness care. After a successful inaugural launch at Alabama State University in April of this year, BLHF and kate spade are expanding the initiative to a second HBCU campus location, Hampton University in Virginia. Through this groundbreaking program for HBCU students, BLHF and kate spade new york, in partnership with trusted Hampton University community resources, bring

Cure Sickle Cell Now! Howard University Hospital‚Äôs Annual ‚ÄėStomp Out Sickle Cell Move-On‚Äô Event Set for Saturday, Sept. 23

By Sholnn Z. Freeman The Howard University Center for Sickle Cell Disease is calling on the community to join its 17th annual Cure Sickle Cell Now Move-On event on Saturday, Sept. 23. National Sickle Cell Awareness Month is observed each year in September. The event features a 5K Fun Run/Walk through the Howard University campus, yoga, and plenty of music, vendors, raffle prizes and fun for all ages. The goal of the Cure Sickle Cell Now Move-On event is to get participants active in the morning, build community and awareness, and demonstrate solidarity and support for those with sickle cell disease. “Sickle cell disease is the largest genetic disease in

XULA Library receives American Library Association grant in support of resources for Xavierites

Courtesy of Xavier University of Louisiana Xavier University of Louisiana constantly strives to offer its students the most innovative resources to ensure an excellent educational experience. Recently, Xavier’s library received a $10,000 Building Library Capacity grant from the American Library Association (ALA) in support of library resources on campus. For over a century, ALA has been the trusted voice for academic, public, school, government, and special libraries, advocating to enhance learning and ensure accessibility for all. Xavier was one of 17 academic libraries that received the grant to increase academic support and achievement of Xavierites. The grant will fund laptops for XULA

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