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Sanders Plan Will Not Destroy HBCUs: Why Clyburn Is Wrong About the Clinton Plan

Alan A. Aja | Posted 03.01.2016 | Education
Alan A. Aja

CO-AUTHORED BY Mark Paul, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (Headshot Uploaded), Mark Paul is a PhD Candidate in economics at the University of Mas...

BiArté: A Business That's Breaking Cycles

Steve Mariotti | Posted 02.11.2016 | Business
Steve Mariotti

An Interview with Omar Ruffin, Rising Tide Capital Graduate This story is the first in a series featuring entrepreneurs who are Graduates of the Comm...

Recovering From Disaster: W. Franklin Evans, South Carolina State University, and a Vision for the Future

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 10.13.2015 | Black Voices
Marybeth Gasman

South Carolina State University has experienced considerable turmoil in recent months - leadership struggles, financial mismanagement, threats of accreditation loss, and a difficult relationship with the state of South Carolina, but more recently, the longstanding institution has had an increase in enrollment.

Flair for the Dramatic Is Necessity for HBCU Development

Jarrett L. Carter | Posted 04.27.2015 | Black Voices
Jarrett L. Carter

When HBCU leaders decide that they want to break the mold, they have to go so far beyond the norm, that its almost appears like a stunt. But its not a stunt; it truly is what must be done for a campus to gain a foothold in changing public perceptions and attracting more resources.

South Carolina State University Stakeholders Must Get on the Right Side of History, Together

Jarrett L. Carter | Posted 04.20.2015 | Black Voices
Jarrett L. Carter

Alumni and students of South Carolina State University have made good on their promise of bringing hell to the state for threatening closure against their institution.

An Open Letter to Gov.Nikki Haley and the South Carolina House of Representatives Regarding the Closure of South Carolina State University

Herron Keyon Gaston | Posted 04.15.2015 | Black Voices
Herron Keyon Gaston

South Carolina State University might currently be experiencing financial issues, and the university does need a sustainability plan to lead them into the next 100 years of collegiate education, but closing the university is akin to needing a new roof and deciding to demolish the house instead. South Carolina State will not be served well by closure.

Vote of Closure for SC State: A Warning Shot for the Ages

Jarrett L. Carter | Posted 04.13.2015 | Black Voices
Jarrett L. Carter

South Carolina State University will find it nearly impossible to recover from Tuesday's vote by the South Carolina House Ways and Means Subcommittee to close the university for one year while all leadership and students are swept out of its doors.

University Diverted State Funds Into Its Own Foundations

WLTX | Posted 07.11.2014 | College

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - There are questions surrounding where the money came from to give a bonus to South Carolina State University President Thomas El...

The Top 10 Colleges That Lead To Grad School

Posted 10.14.2011 | College

Planning on going to graduate school after college? US News and World Report recently compiled a list of the 10 colleges with the highest percentage ...