Minorities ‘Pass’ Rate, Lower for Army Entrance Exams


Entry #38, December 30, 2010 Article from CNN: Nearly a quarter of all students who try to join the U.S. Army can’t pass the entrance exam, a new study says. The study, “Shut Out of the Military: Today’s High School Education Doesn’t Mean You’re Ready for Today’s Army,” puts the blame on America’s educational system. […]

How to become a Summer 2011 Intern at the White House


Article from: Black Philanthropic Alliance Summer 2011 Program: Things to Know The application period for the Summer 2011 program is now open.  Applicants will have from November 8, 2010 through January 9, 2011 to apply for a Summer 2011 White House Internship.  Please read instructions below and refer to ourFAQ page for additional explanations. The […]

HBCU Students Show True Meaning of Holidays by Donating Toys


Entry #32, December 21, 2010 Article from Claiflin University: Once again, students at Claflin University have brought the Christmas spirit to local children in need during the holiday season. More than 500 Claflin students donated toys to support the Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation’s effort in the Orangeburg area. “Claflin University students have always […]

Top Last Minute HBCU Gifts – Order Today!

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Entry #31, December 18, 2010 Are you ready for Christmas? In one week is the day and Collegiate Brands has last minute Historically Black College and University gifts for everyone on your list. We’ve highlighted a few, but check our Collegiate Brand website for a full range of gear! Select from colleges, conferences, brand names, […]

Toyota Helps HBCU’s ‘Go Green’ & Gives Chance to Improve Campus Grounds


Entry #30, December 16, 2010 Article from Alumni Unit: The Toyota Green Initiative is an environmental stewardship platform designed to empower Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) students and alumni on the benefits of adopting a sustainable lifestyle. The Toyota Green Initiative will provide multiple touch points to mobilize the collegiate audience to go green […]

Top 4 Ladies HBCU Gifts for Holiday Giving this Year

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Entry #29, December 14, 2010 Looking for a holiday gift for the lady HBCU fan on your list? Collegiate Brands has sweatshirts, tshirts, and many items to help make gift giving quick and simple. Here are our top picks! 1.) Adidas Southern University Ladies Vintage Hoody: 2.) Ladies Alabama A&M Black Banner Long Sleeve Tshirt […]

HBCU STEM Majors More Likely to Graduate than Non-HBCU Schools


Entry #28, December 13, 2010 Article from: Black America Web Students at historically black colleges and universities who pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math are more involved in their studies, participate more in faculty research and have higher graduation rates than black students at non-HBCUs, according to recent U.S. Commission on Civil Rights […]

HBCU Awards Finalists Announced by HBCU Media Advocacy


Entry #27, December 11, 2010 Article from HBCU Digest: The Center for HBCU Media Advocacy today announced the finalists for the 2011 HBCU Awards, to be held on March 18, 2011 in Greensboro, NC. Saint Augustine’s College, Bowie State University, Hampton University and Texas Southern University were among the institutions with multiple nominations.  From the […]