Despite the doomsday scenarios that say the bottom is falling out within athletic departments at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) is pursuing several groundbreaking initiatives and continuing to quietly earn a reputation as an innovative leader in digital and social media strategies and sponsorship development, as well as in diversity and inclusion initiatives. Continue reading Among HBCU sports, the SIAC stands out for its female officiating crews and more
Google is opening “Howard West” on its campus in Mountain View, Calif., a Silicon Valley outpost for the historically black university where computer science majors can immerse themselves in coding instruction and tech culture, not to mention the inner workings of one of the planet’s most famous companies. Continue reading Google opens Howard University West to train black coders
In the 30 years that Johns Hopkins School of Medicine’s neurosurgical department has accepted residents, there has never been a black woman in the ranks. Continue reading Johns Hopkins has first black female neurosurgeon resident
The United States is very lukewarm when it comes to nuclear power but one high school junior from Southern New Jersey is on a mission to change that. Continue reading 16-Year-Old Is The First Black Student To Build A Nuclear Fusor
Wells Fargo announces $100,000 scholarship fund for diverse business owners to attend Tuck School of Business Minority Business Programs. Continue reading Wells Fargo and Tuck Announce Scholarship Program for Diverse Businesses
By Maria Alexandra Bujor
An MBA, or a Master of Business Administration, is a very hot topic nowadays. Is this just a trend, a trifle, or is there real value in pursuing an MBA? It is expensive and demanding and it has high entry requirements, so why should you opt for an MBA?
Continue reading 5 Great Reasons to Get an MBA
Campus’s highest honor will be bestowed at Lauds & Laurels awards ceremony. Continue reading Former Chancellor Michael Drake and Brenda Drake to receive 2017 UCI Medal
There are close to 3,000 four-year colleges and universities in the United States. A small percentage are considered elite institutions of higher education. Degrees from these particular institutions are golden tickets, giving the recipients special access to the best opportunities in the American workforce.
Dear Members, Partners & Friends,
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. This picture came from the article ” President Obama’s message to my son: Clark, dream big dreams’ ” (The Guardian, 01/13/17). According to Clark’s mother, the picture debuted on Instagram and has since floated around on the internet. It was even featured on President Barack Obama’s website last month. In light of the election results, recent events and the current climate in Washington, it is particularly powerful image to reflect on as we enter Black History Month.
Soon after Hidden Figures was acknowledged with three Oscar nominations, a woman named Raye Montague spoke with Good Morning America about her own experience as a “hidden figure” in the Navy, Yahoo reports. Continue reading This Woman Was The Navy’s “Hidden Figure”
The home improvement mega store awarded emergency student aid to more than 200 graduating seniors. Continue reading Lowe’s Gives $500,000 In Emergency Funds To Support HBCU Students