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The Newest Hotspot for Global Education: HBCUs

09.24.2013
The students HBCUs serve, who represent such an important and historically underrepresented group in higher education, will be better prepared...

Mentoring Matters

09.23.2013
We are all standing on the shoulders of those who believed in us long before we believed in ourselves. They were mentors long before the...

St. Paul's College and the Future of HBCUs

09.20.2013
Saint Paul's demise should serve as a wake-up call to those who care about the future of HBCUs. For more than 175 years, the institutions...

Dreaming With Everybody

09.12.2013
'Civil rights' does not mean, 'African American Rights.' We do not enjoy civil rights as Muslims, Jews, Christians, or Hindus. We do not...

Dreaming and Doing in Middle Georgia -- About Things National and International

09. 5.2013
"The tragedy of life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach. It isn't a calamity to die with...

The Role of HBCUs in the Marches on Washington

08.30.2013
In its own way, the HBCU made the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom possible. Today's HBCU must make meaning of its legacy...

Historically Black Colleges And Universities And The 50th Anniversary Of The March On Washington

08.23.2013
HBCUs across the nation continue to prepare the next generation of our nation's African American leaders - graduates who are committed...

Obama Higher Ed Reforms Makes HBCU Perspectives Critical in Policy Development Stages

08.22.2013
Under President Obama's plan, schools that graduate the most students with the least amount of debt will receive consideration for funding...

HBCU Closures: A Reversible Trend?

08.20.2013
Though their original purpose has evolved, the role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities is still a vital one. Lately it seems...
'Homeless To Howard' Teen Crowdfunds His Way To College

'Homeless To Howard' Teen Crowdfunds His Way To College

Rhonesha Byng  08.13.2013
"From homeless to Howard" might sound like the title of a movie, but for 19-year-old James Ward, this is his reality -- though it still...
Parents May Receive Compensation For Son's Hazing Death Under Florida Bill

Parents May Receive Compensation For Son's Hazing Death Under Florida Bill

Stephen Hudak  08. 2.2013
Proposed legislation was filed Thursday in the Florida Senate that would compensate the parents of FAMU drum major Robert Champion for...
Are White Universities Undermining Black Culture?

Are White Universities Undermining Black Culture?

07.23.2013
College comes with growing pains of its own, but for black students attending predominately white universities, a different type of challenge...
FAMU Hazing Prosecutor: 'Three Years In Prison Is Too Little'

FAMU Hazing Prosecutor: 'Three Years In Prison Is Too Little'

Stephen Hudak  07.12.2013
Prosecutors suggested Thursday that they are finished with plea deals that mete out light sentences of probation and community service...

What Historically Black Colleges and Universities Must Do To Regain Market Share

06.26.2013
If HBCUs are to succeed in regaining student market share, they must close the gap between espoused excellence and the reality that exists....