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HBCUs 101: Your Black College Journey Starts Here

If you've ever stomped the yard at Howard, strolled at Spelman or cheered in the stands at a FAMU football game, you already know that attending one of our nation's 107 Historically Black Colleges and Universities is more than an academic experience. The spirit and camaraderie of black college living is a lifestyle - the HBCU lifestyle! is committed to keeping you connected to the black college living experience, bringing you the latest news on everything, from scholarships and dorm living to Greek life and alumni giving.

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I had the pleasure of attending the 2014 HBCUStory Symposium that was held in Washington D.C. this year. Dr. Crystal A. deGregory, founder and executive editor, gave her closing remarks and in these remarks left us with the resounding words, “Tell them your story. Tell them the story of greatness. Tell them the HBCUStory.” As […]

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Edward Waters National Alumni Association Raises $20k

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