Business

A-B Invests in HBCU Students

by Rebecca Rivas Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American Thirty college students from across the country came to St. Louis from July 23-25 for the fourth annual Anheuser-Busch Legends of the Crown leadership symposium, where they accepted $150,000 in scholarships while participating Read More

National

A Top HBCU Honor for FAMU President

Mangum, Edward Waters research director among honorees at Hampton Special to the NNPA from the Florida Courier Two of Florida’s Black universities were honored last week at the annual AARP HBCU Awards ceremony held at Hampton University. Dr. Elmira Mangum, president of Florida A&M University, Read More

National

New Congressional Caucus Champions HBCUs

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – A little help may be on the way for historically Black colleges and universities struggling against falling financial support and an increasingly skeptical public. The Bipartisan Congressional HBCU Caucus was launched last week, with Congressional members Read More

National

China-HBCU Exchange Program Launched

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In an effort to develop the next generation of global leaders, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, joined, Perfect World, the China Education Association for International Exchange (CEAIE) and domestic groups focused on building ties between Read More

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HBCUs Leading Next Generation Of Minority Health Care Research

[The Huffington Post] Howard University Interim President Wayne A. I. Frederick wants his students following you around the grocery store. He envisions HU nutrition science undergraduates providing shoppers with reports on dietary recommendations, and interfacing with their physicians to determine nutrition plans that lead to Read More

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HBCUs Struggling to Keep Up

by Dorothy Rowley Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer The president of the D.C.-based Thurgood Marshall College Fund said recently that historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) are feeling the effects of underfunding, but are getting serious about resolving those issues. In doing Read More

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Md. in Violation of HBCU Students’ Constitutional Rights

by Zenitha Prince Special to the NNPA from The Afro-American Newspaper BALTIMORE – In a historic, 60-page decision, a federal court judge ruled that Maryland violated its constitutional commitment to dissolving vestiges of segregation in higher education by allowing traditionally White institutions to duplicate programs already Read More

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HBCUs Must Adapt to Teach the 21st Century Students

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As historically Black colleges and universities adapt to the rapidly changing educational landscape, advocates say that collaborative partnerships in business, in the community, and on campus will be needed to ensure that HBCUs survive and thrive Read More