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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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” […]

Lincoln Awards Alpha Phi Alpha $25k in Driven to Give Contest

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. receiving checks from Lincoln Motor Company as winner of the Divine Nine Driven to Give Program.

The Lincoln Motor Company presented Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity with a check for $25,000 on November 6th as the luxury automaker wraps up its Divine Nine Driven to Give program. The campaign kicked off in early August. As part of the program, Lincoln teamed up with African-American fraternities and sororities of the National Pan-Hellenic Council […]

10 Ways to Upgrade Your College Experience

Black male HBCU student holding college books on campus.

Whether you’re already on campus or you’re thinking about the future, anytime is a good time to upgrade your college experience. Far too many students (and adults!) walk through life without ever stepping outside their routines. Here, we’ve put together a list of some fun and practical ways to improve your college experience and help […]

Telling Our Stories: The Impact of Black Sororities

Multi-generation women family in park

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 […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha Partners with UNA-USA for Global Initiative

Alpha Kappa Alpha Partners with UNA-USA for Global Initiative.

The United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKA), Inc. have embarked on a new partnership with the aim of creating global citizens and fostering new audiences to better support the United Nations. The partnership, set to last until mid-2016, will engage a new generation of “ambassadors” in the vital […]

Holiday Black College Gift Guide 2014

HBCU Lifestyle presents the 2014 Holiday Black College Gift Guide featuring various apparel and accessories.

With the holidays quickly approaching, now’s the perfect time to start thinking about your black college gift list for family, friends, students and alumni this season! To help, we’ve put together our first HBCU Lifestyle Holiday Gift Guide to help you choose from a variety of gift categories that meets your needs. Don’t see the […]