Dr. Dwalah Fisher was selected as one of the nine class members to be inducted into the 2017 Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Hall of Fame. The enshrinement ceremony will take place on Nov. 30 at The Westin Galleria in Houston.
Fisher, who ...
Posted Friday, November 17th 2017 at 8:28PM
Stanley Nelson, the preeminent storyteller of the African-American experience and Firelight Films, the award-winning production company committed to making films about pivotal events, movements, and people in American history, unveil a new full-lengt ...
Posted Friday, November 17th 2017 at 5:17PM
The social media world is about to have a new player in the field with a twist! In an already crowded space, CuriPow will differentiate itself by providing its users with something more. Included in every user profile is historical information on Afr ...
Posted Thursday, November 16th 2017 at 2:37PM
Courtesy of WCCO Minnesota
After a night of tallying the votes, and with 100 percent of precincts reporting, St. Paul has elected its first African-American mayor.
Former City Council Member Melvin Carter, an alum of Florida A&M University, will be the mayor of Minnesota’s capital city after r ...
Posted Wednesday, November 8th 2017 at 7:08PM
Award-Winning Director Stanley Nelson And Firelight Films Launches HBCU Tour With Public Media Stations For Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story Of Black Colleges And Universities.
"Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story Of Black Colleges And Universiti ...
Posted Wednesday, November 1st 2017 at 3:54PM
Dee Todd, First African-American Woman to Appear on Kellogg’s Corn Flakes Box, to Keynote Empowered Girls of NC 4th Annual High Tea
On May 4, 2005, DeLores “Dee” Todd made a significant mark in the history of North Carolina A&T State University by becoming its first female athletics director. A c ...
Posted Wednesday, October 11th 2017 at 6:24PM
by Gia Savage via DiverseEducation.com
for original story, go to http://diverseeducation.com/article/100393/
as posted August 16, 2017
Morris Brown College, a historically Black institution in Atlanta, Georgia, lost its accreditation in April of ...
Posted Friday, October 6th 2017 at 2:40PM
HBCUConnect.com partners with NextEra Energy to build pipeline of African-American talent for nuclear engineering and operations careers
Columbus, Ohio – Aug. 15, 2017— HBCUConnect.com today announced a new partnership with NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) to leverage HBCUConnect’s reach a ...
Posted Tuesday, August 15th 2017 at 3:57PM
The Tom Joyner Foundation and Denny’s Corporation, franchisor and operator of one of America's largest full-service restaurant chains, are looking for your support for the Tom Joyner Foundation – Denny’s First Generation College Scholarship Fundraiser Road to Success.
You’ve got a chance t ...
Posted Thursday, June 1st 2017 at 7:58PM
The Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus hosted a viewing of Stanley Nelson’s film Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities in conjunction with the National Endowment for the Humanities. M ...
Posted Friday, May 26th 2017 at 3:17PM
AdFellows Program - HBCUConnect.com has teamed up with several companies to provide this excellent 8-month fellowship opportunity for college graduates, alumni, and those looking to make a career change to the marketing industry!
The AdFellows program is your chance to start a career in ...
Posted Friday, April 28th 2017 at 9:00PM
War Garden Dedication - 100 Years to the Day!
WHEN: Thursday (April 13) at 11 a.m.
WHAT: Dedicate/plant a War Garden, 100 years to the day & recognizing the World War I Centennial.
WHERE: ASU's 'Green Garden.' Park in the ROTC lot/ASU's Carter H ...
Posted Tuesday, April 11th 2017 at 1:53PM
Microsoft Is Hiring!
Microsoft is a place to experience exciting and innovative technology, you’ll be working at a global scale alongside the best and brightest talents. We offer numerous opportunities for career development that consist of professional and personal development programs. As an or ...
Posted Friday, March 17th 2017 at 8:40PM
Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump announced his Executive Order entitled “Promoting excellence, innovation, and sustainability at historically black colleges and universities”.
“Today, President Trump, like every president since Jimmy Carter, ...
Posted Wednesday, March 1st 2017 at 1:46PM
Langston University president Dr. Kent J. Smith, Jr. visited the White House on Monday for the HBCU roundtable. Eighty-eight institutional presidents traveled to Washington, D.C. for the Fly-In and met with a number of constituents including the foll ...
Posted Wednesday, March 1st 2017 at 1:39PM
WHO: Cheyney University will hold its annual Founder’s Day Convocation and Alumnus and Chairman of Cheyney’s Council of Trustees, Robert W. Bogle ’75, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Philadelphia Tribune will bring the Keynote ...
Posted Tuesday, February 28th 2017 at 6:21PM
Congressman John Conyers, Jr (MI-14) today released the following statement:
“Last night, the Department of Education published a press release with a quote from Secretary of Education Betsy Devos that is shocking and insulting. In her statement, ...
Posted Tuesday, February 28th 2017 at 2:31PM
WHEN: Wed. - Sat. at 7 p.m.; with special school matinees at 10 a.m. on Feb. 14-16.
WHERE: ASU's Leila Barlow Theatre in the Tullibody Fine Arts Building; corner N. University & S. Jackson.
INFO: To make reservations, buy tickets or more info, call ...
Posted Monday, February 13th 2017 at 4:41PM
The celebration of the legacy and impact of Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) and their players continued at Super Bowl LI in Houston.
The NFL carried on the tradition of honoring Legends and historic players at the Super Bowl by recognizing Pro Football Hall of Fame players who a ...
Posted Tuesday, February 7th 2017 at 2:22PM
WHAT: Montgomery Bus Boycott's 'Mass Meetings' 61st Anniversary Celebrated!
WHEN: Monday, Dec. 5, at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, 454 Dexter Ave. Alabama State University
The 61st anniversary of the Montgomery Bus B ...
Posted Wednesday, November 30th 2016 at 4:49PM
Join Henry Louis Gates, Jr. as he looks at the last 50 years of African-American history — from Dr. King to President Obama, from James Brown to Beyoncé — charting the remarkable progress made and raising hard questions about the obstacles that remain in Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise. Watch the Mini-Series Event Tuesday November 22 at 8/7c only on PBS. Click to learn more.
Posted Monday, November 21st 2016 at 8:11PM
Join Henry Louis Gates, Jr. as he looks at the last 50 years of African-American history - from Dr. King to President Obama, from James Brown to Beyoncé - charting the remarkable progress made and raising hard questions about the obstacles that remain in Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise.
Posted Friday, November 11th 2016 at 7:59PM
Join Henry Louis Gates, Jr. as he looks at the last 50 years of African-American history — from Dr. King to President Obama, from James Brown to Beyoncé — charting the remarkable progress made and raising hard questions about the obstacles that remain in Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise. Watch the Mini-Series Event Tuesday November 15 & 22 at 8/7c only on PBS. Click to learn more.
Posted Friday, November 4th 2016 at 7:34PM