HBCU College Life: Everything You Want To Know about HBCU Campus Living

Tight-knit dorm living. Unique Greeks. Exhilarating sports. In addition to top-notch academia, HBCU college life offers a virtual buffet of exciting experiences. With so many extracurricular options, how can you decide where to focus first? HBCULifestyle is here to help. From advice on moving onto and off campus to the latest sports scores, we’re here to make choosing the details of your life outside the classroom a breeze.

Are you a first generation college student needing survival tips? A current (or even past) student interested in keeping up with campus style trends? Maybe you’re researching a Greek fraternity or sorority. HBCULifestyle offers something for all of the above – whether it’s history about the Divine Nine, or links to online stores selling your favorite HBCU gear.

Part of the unrivaled excitement of HBCU college life lies in the myriad of campus activities. Don’t get overwhelmed. Let HBCULifestyle help you navigate your HBCU experience.

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Top 10 Black Greek Success Stories: 4th Quarter 2014

Highlights from Black Greek success stories in the 4th quarter of 2014.

The news cycle in the last quarter of 2014 was undoubtedly very active with the Black Lives Matter movement. We saw a Black Greek break a major sports record, a chapter’s building win an environmental award, and Black Greeks mentioned as a major teacher recruitment effort. 10. Alpha Phi Alpha chapter at Valdosta State helps […]

MLK Day of Service 2015: 5 Ways to Volunteer in College

An AmeriCorps member prepares items to pack in kits for overseas troops at the DC Armory during 2013 National Day of Service and MLK Day activities.

Each year, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) hosts the MLK Day of Service. This event brings together hundreds of thousands of volunteers spend their entire day at parks, homeless shelters, food pantries, hospitals, community gardens and other places serving their communities. Dr. King was so much about giving back to the community, […]

New Semester, New You: 5 Ways to Reinvent Yourself

New Semester, New You: 5 Ways to Reinvent Yourself

The New Year has finally begun and with it comes a new semester. If you are like many students it also means making new resolutions and promises to yourself. After all, the choices you make during the first few days of the semester can have long lasting effects. So where should you focus your efforts? […]

5 Smart Ways to Set Goals for the New Year in College

Hands of a young African American male student writing his New Year goals in a notepad.

Another year has arrived, and it is officially 2015. So perhaps, you have already begun to ask yourself what all you want to achieve this year. Around the beginning of the New Year or semester, many students often set resolutions or goals, but as you would have probably noticed, most of these thoughts never materialize […]

Black Greeks and the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Black Greeks and the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

I am proud of Black Greek-Letter Organization college members across America. Many have responded very well to the #BlackLivesMatter movement through their involvement. BGLO chapters and members have also been leaders. For example, the Truman State University Phi Beta Sigma chapter began a #ChalkedUnarmed social media movement. Later, Brown University’s Alpha Phi Alpha chapter’s held […]

A Letter to My Little Sisters: You Are Worthy

Three african college friends closeup portrait

To all my little sisters, How are you doing today? I ask because I imagine many people assume that because you are achieving such great things, or because you walk around seemingly unbothered that everything is just fine and as your big sister I know that is not always the case. Recently a colleague of […]

Top 10 Black Greek Success Stories: 3rd Quarter 2014

San Antonio, Texas mayor Ivy Taylor poses in front of steps at city building.

Following up on coverage of great national news stories from Black Greek-Letter Organizations and our chapters in the first and second quarters of 2014, we continue to see great stories from coast to coast. Phi Beta Sigma continues to capitalize on their centennial but I am pleased to also feature a story about a sorority […]

2014 Top 5 HBCU Football Classics Ranked by Attendance

2014 Top 5 HBCU Football Classics

HBCU Football Classics are more than a game. They are a cultural experience, and a tradition that has been around for generations. Each year, thousands of faculty, students, alumni and fans flock to these major Black college events. Beyond the football games are a range of activities including tailgating, parades, college fairs, concerts, comedy shows, […]

5 Unique Black Greek Apparel Shops Online

5 Unique Black Greek Apparel Shops Online

Traditional Black Greek apparel is widely available at various online stores. However, if you are looking for unique Greek paraphernalia that will make your fraternity brothers or sorority sisters jealous — we’ve got you covered. From t-shirts and jackets, to hoodies and everything in between, we have researched five online shops that will “Turn Up” […]