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Historically Black Colleges & Universities Alum Impact the World of Tennis

Louis Bolling | Posted 08.29.2016 | Home
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Louis Bolling

Williams, her sister, Venus, and several touring professional tennis players of color are standing on the shoulders of giants. Many of those giants call HBCUs and MSIs their home. Here's a list of some of those that have and continue to impact the world of tennis.  

Transforming the Majority Shouldn't be the 'Job' of Minorities, But it Is. Especially for Students.

Maxim Thorne | Posted 11.13.2016 | Home
Maxim Thorne

What has erupted proves the case of the continued need to build cultural competencies across Yale and indeed across all campuses and communities. We don't have to, don't warrant this. But should we all not embrace that awesome challenge we may forfeit the future that is ours to own and make better.

Blaming the Victim From a Position of Power

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 01.14.2015 | Home
Marybeth Gasman

The situation at Lincoln University and President Jennings' comments should give us pause and force us to reconsider the messages that we give to young women about rape and sexual assault. Are we supportive, or do we blame the victim? Do our college and university policies protect the survivors (in this case, women), or do they merely protect the institution?

Lincoln University President Apologizes For Rape Remarks

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.14.2014 | Home

Lincoln University President Robert Jennings apologized Tuesday following criticism of his remarks about rape on campus that surfaced this week. T...

Tyler Kingkade

College President Claims Women Lied About Rape When 'It Didn't Turn Out The Way They Wanted' | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.11.2014 | Home

Robert R. Jennings, the president of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, suggested in a speech to female students this fall that several women on camp...

No More Silent Statistics: Walter Finnie

Diane Luby Lane | Posted 10.14.2014 | Home
Diane Luby Lane

Walter, our tall, dark, and handsome, Get Lit Player teen poet from Watts, is leaving for college in Pennsylvania in a few weeks, and I wanted to make sure that he had a coat.

HBCU Launches Effort to Connect & Mobilize Millennial Alumni

Christopher Norris | Posted 01.26.2014 | Home
Christopher Norris

The first degree-granting historically black university in America, once known as the black Princeton, is aiming to harness its millennial alumni in order to generate more activism and create a network of change agents.

6 HBCUs Giving Back To Their Communities This Holiday Season

Posted 12.21.2012 | Home

Historically black colleges and universities are popularly known for the cultural contributions they provide America through academics, sports, marchi...

College RB Flips Over Defender.. Literally

Posted 04.24.2012 | Home

Jerome Simpson might have some competition for best in-game flip. Despite doing it in Lincoln University's spring scrimmage (D-II), running back Marte...

Higher Education's Dirty Little Secret

Arvind Ganesan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Arvind Ganesan

Western universities are undoubtedly under pressure to find financial support, but this does not mean they should allow abusive and corrupt foreign dictators, officials or their families launder their images in exchange for money.

Lincoln Professor's Anti-Israel Rhetoric, Holocaust Denialism Draw Fire

Inside Higher Ed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A Pennsylvania English professor whose anti-Israel rhetoric and denial of the Holocaust as a historic certainty have ignited controversy is citing aca...

The Art of the Steal: Betraying Dr. Albert Barnes and Future Generations

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Henry Adams

Celebrated among aesthetes, the Barnes Foundation comprises a private collection groaning with manifold treasures among which are found African sculptures, Asian prints and Native American ceramics.

Weighing College Students: Discrimination Or Life Saving?

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Dr. Susan Albers

While well meaning in nature, we have to consider that obesity is incredibly complex and has multiple origins. Therefore, interventions are likely to be as complex in nature.

College's Too-Fat-To-Graduate Rule Under Fire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Most college students expect to receive their diplomas on the basis of grades, but at a Pennsylvania school, physical fitness matters too....

Too Fat To Graduate? Lincoln University's BMI Requirement Causes Uproar

Posted 11.17.2011 | Home

Lincoln University students now have one more hurdle to pass before they graduate: losing weight. According to a recently instituted requirement, uni...

The College Insider: Fat Chance Of Graduating College Without Losing The Freshman Fifteen

Karen Stabiner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Karen Stabiner

Short of the television program "America's Biggest Loser," there is probably no way to undo eighteen years of overeating, or poor habits, with a single semester of exercise.