With one of its largest freshman classes in recent memory, Alabama State University considers each of its students as special and unique members of its Hornet Nation family; yet one of its new 18 year-old students from Chicago’s Southside “shines” am ...
Posted Tuesday, August 14th 2018 at 3:44PM
Kevin Hart, KIPP Schools, and the UNCF have helped provide up to $600,000 in scholarships to 18 qualifying students attending historically black colleges and universities through his Help From The Hart charity.
The comedian has teamed up with the ...
Posted Monday, August 13th 2018 at 4:51PM
Based on The Stanford Open Policing Project
Police pull over more than 50,000 drivers on a typical day, more than 20 million motorists every year. Yet the most common police interaction - the traffic stop - has not been tracked, at least not in an ...
Posted Wednesday, August 8th 2018 at 3:52PM
Rev. Robert & Jeannie Graetz bought Parks' letter at NYC auction for $9k, donating it to ASU Archives
A rare handwritten letter by civil rights icon Rosa Parks about how the Ku Klux Klan bombed a neighbor's home in 1957-Montgomery will shortly mov ...
Posted Wednesday, August 1st 2018 at 3:22PM
Tymeya Thompson, a graduate of Lincoln University of PA, is the founder of a new mentoring program in Philadelphia called, “Queens On The Rise”. Queens On The Rise Mentoring Program is a new Philadelphia based non-profit organization geared towards supporting young queens in the community and helpin ...
Posted Sunday, July 29th 2018 at 9:44PM
Those who are plugged into social media feeds just might have recognized the work of a talented local artist who graduated from Alabama State University and who just got a nomination nod for an MTV Video Music Award (VMA's).
On July 16, MTV relea ...
Posted Thursday, July 26th 2018 at 4:28PM
Nationwide is All About Diversity and Inclusion.
We had the distinct pleasure of sitting down with Trenton Manning, AVP of Talent Acquisition at Nationwide in Columbus, Ohio to discuss some of the reasons why an HBCU grad might want to work for Nationwide.
Nationwide is a key partner for HBCU ...
Posted Wednesday, July 25th 2018 at 5:18PM
Accelerating Academic Success Program designed to help student-athletes graduate
The NCAA has awarded more than $1.8 million in grants to nine Division I schools to support academic programs that help student-athletes earn their degrees.
The re ...
Posted Monday, July 23rd 2018 at 6:14PM
In celebration of Global McDelivery Day, singer and television sensation Zonnique surprised Texas Southern University students on July 19 with a classic lunch, courtesy of McDonald’s®. With Zonnique’s help, the brand turned a routine summer school mo ...
Posted Monday, July 23rd 2018 at 4:04PM
This Thursday, McDonald’s is celebrating fun, food and convenience around the world by bringing back Global McDelivery Day.
This year on Global McDelivery Day, McDonald’s is transforming every day, routine moments into fun and delicious moments. M ...
Posted Thursday, July 19th 2018 at 5:02PM
Oakwood University Aeolians achieved highest scores in two categories to win big at the 10th edition of World Choir Games in Tshwane, located in the northern part of South Africa.
Competing in the categories of Spirituals, University and College a ...
Posted Thursday, July 19th 2018 at 3:51PM
By Sho Chandra - Bloomberg writer
Americans’ confidence in employment prospects is soaring as the labor market tightens. The latest proof: A record number are voluntarily quitting to seek better jobs.
Some 3.56 million workers left positions in ...
Posted Tuesday, July 10th 2018 at 6:33PM
A report from a national higher education consulting firm recommends that state leaders consolidate Concord University and Bluefield State College, as well as consider consolidating a handful of other colleges down the road.
The report was obtaine ...
Posted Tuesday, July 10th 2018 at 6:26PM
The boosters and supporters of the Alabama State University Mighty Marching Hornet Band (MMH) are asking the public, alumni and supporters to help it raise funds in order to send its student-members to march and perform in the 2019 Tournament of Rose ...
Posted Monday, June 18th 2018 at 7:57PM
Deloitte, an internationally renowned consulting firm, has partnered with my company, HBCUConnect.com, to bring you this special opportunity. We will be hosting a networking event on June 22nd, 2018 in ATLANTA, GA so that qualified professionals such as yourself will be able to network w ...
Posted Friday, June 1st 2018 at 7:37PM
From Howard University
Howard University alumnus Chadwick Boseman provides words of inspiration to the Class of 2018 during Howard University's 150th Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 12 in Washington, D.C. ...
Posted Wednesday, May 16th 2018 at 7:20PM
KIPP DC Lead Academy is a non-profit, independently owned, tuition-free charter public school that is open to all students, including those with disabilities. It runs with more flexibility than traditional public schools in exchange for increased acc ...
Posted Tuesday, May 8th 2018 at 10:13PM
The Boggs African American Research Library is looking for businesses and organizations to help donate books and literature to help stock the library. Located in Keysville, GA, the Boggs African American Research Library combines the Black Youth Heri ...
Posted Thursday, May 3rd 2018 at 7:39PM
Help a fellow HBCU Alumnus’ Political Campaign in a small way. Take the $5 Challenge and be a part of Change that makes a Positive Difference!
Hope everyone is doing well and in good spirit. As an HBCU Alumnus, originally from Bridgeport, CT with ...
Posted Wednesday, May 2nd 2018 at 4:09PM
From June 2 - July 27, ASU hosts both the traditional summer camp and the very unique and special camp
Summer camp season is looming just ahead of us, and now is a great time to do a preview news story so that your consumers are educated on what c ...
Posted Tuesday, May 1st 2018 at 3:36PM
Eunique Jones Gibson, an award-winning content creator, director and speaker who founded the iconic Because of Them We Can photo campaign, will return to her alma mater to address about 600 Bowie State University graduates and their families at the s ...
Posted Wednesday, April 25th 2018 at 8:32PM
The School of the Month Program is the signature program of the Foundation. Annually, the Foundation selects 11 Historically Black Colleges and Universities with which to partner. During the partnership, we raise funds in support of student scholarsh ...
Posted Friday, April 20th 2018 at 3:52PM
Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin told Alabama State University students on Monday that their “time is now” to make their mark on the world. Woodfin was the guest speaker for ASU’s Thomas C. Steward Distinguished Lecture Series.
“I first want to sa ...
Posted Tuesday, April 17th 2018 at 4:52PM