How Professors Make All the Difference at an HBCU

How Professors Make All the Difference at an HBCU

“During the time I have worked for HBCUs, I have noticed something very special. These folks genuinely care.”- Eddie Francis Yes. The above words ring true. They ring true because I am an instructor at an HBCU, who also happens to be an alumna of an HBCU, and I live these words as I go […]

How Academic Advisors Help or Hinder Students at HBCUs

How Academic Advisors Help or Hinder Students at HBCUs

At universities and colleges all across the country, a faculty advisor is assigned to students to help them navigate through the course offerings in their chosen academic field. These individuals are supposed to be faculty members who desire to put forth their energy to help these students do well. We do know that at some […]

Opportunities for Social Improvement at HBCUs

Opportunities for Social Improvement at HBCUs

Yes, we know that HBCUs are vital to success of many minority students in the country. However, we do know that there are some things that may turn a student away from attending an HBCU. These issues can be alleviated if the students who are currently enrolled at these institutions of higher learning. Connection between […]

3 Positives for Choosing an HBCU

3 Positives for Choosing an HBCU

“Many believe, that for all intents and purposes, that there is no need for the predominately Black College anymore.”Yes, there was a need then and there is a need now for the Historically Black College and/or University (HBCU). Perhaps, you are enrolled currently at an HBCU or maybe you are thinking about attending an HBCU, […]

The Risks of Not Attending Class in College

The Importance of Attending Classes In College

“Oh, wow! I forgot to complete my assignment that’s due at 8:00 a.m.!” Have you ever uttered these words or some that were eerily similar? If you have, you are not alone. Students often find themselves sucked into a pitfall that includes late night phone sessions, full blown parties, and other student related activities. It […]

Building a Positive Relationship with Your College Professor

Building a Positive Relationship with Your College Professor

When you enrolled in your college or university, you made an “agreement” to complete your work and conduct yourself in the proper manner of a student representing your respective institution. It is important to note, that when you fulfill the “agreement”, that you are merely taking the necessary steps to earn a positive grade in […]