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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Coppin Alumna Ready is the 1st Full-time Female NBA Analyst

Coppin State alum Stephanie Ready reporting for Fox Sports.

FOX Sports Southeast announced that Coppin State alum Stephanie Ready will make the move from the Charlotte Hornets sidelines to the broadcast booth with Eric Collins and Dell Curry, becoming the first full-time female NBA game analyst. Ready has been a fixture with the Charlotte Hornets. She will be entering her 12th season with the […]

6 Most Common Mistakes in Essay Writing

. Laptop, sheets of paper and crumpled wads on table.

You’ve probably read plenty of guides on essay writing. All of them tell you to stick to the structure and include a solid thesis. That’s a good way to start, but you also need to know which mistakes to avoid. When you learn how to avoid the following mistakes when writing essays, the quality of […]

Tuskegee and Alabama State to Renew Football Rivalry

The last Turkey Day Classic in 2012 featuring Tuskegee University and Alabama State University.

One of the longest running series for the Tuskegee University football team will return in 2017 as the Golden Tigers will face Alabama State University on September 2 in Montgomery. The two teams have not met since 2012 when Tuskegee claimed a 27-25 victory over Alabama State in the last Turkey Day Classic featuring the […]

Delta Sigma Theta Awards NCCU $200k for Scientific Research

(Pictured L to R) Dr. Thelma T. Daley, 16th National President, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.; Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. members; Dr. Harriet F. Davis, Vice Chancellor, NCCU Institutional Advancement; Dr. Paulette Walker, National President, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.; Dr. Joan Prince, Chair, Distinguished Professor Endowed Chair Task Force

North Carolina Central University (NCCU) has been granted the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Distinguished Professor Endowed Chair Award. The $200,000 award will support university efforts in integrated biosciences that focus on uterine fibroid tumor research. The award was presented at Delta Sigma Theta’s 52nd National Convention in Houston, Texas, on July 25, 2015. Dr. […]

How To Write A College Paper

A close-up portrait of a young male HBCU student concentrating on writing his first college paper on a silver laptop outside.

Many college students struggle with writing an essay, and often have no clear idea how to proceed; to write well is key to overall college success, though it seems to be an elusive art for most college students, but we all know your college paper plays an important role in your grades too, your essay […]

Golden Lions’ Marching Band, M4, Strives for Perfection

The Marching Musical Machine of the Mid-South performs at the 2014 Honda Battle of the Bands in the Georgia Dome. (Photo via Honda Battle of the Bands).

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Golden Lions are preparing for an eventful 2015-2016 school year. The team opens the season against the South Carolina State Bulldogs in the 11th annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney in Orlando, Florida. As the football team gears up for the game, so will the Marching Musical Machine […]

Marching 101: Truly Best Band in the Land?

The Marching 101 performs at the 2014 Honda Battle of the Bands at The Georgia Dome (Photo via HONDA Battle Of The Bands).

This is going to be serious, so you’ll want to take out your smartphones, your iPhones, Blackberries, and Androids. Call your next of kin and tell them that the often imitated, though never duplicated, Marching 101 Bulldogs are in the house. Straight from Orangeburg, South Carolina, the entertainment has been brought to you. You’ll always […]

Kappa Alpha Psi Chapter Donates $29k to Dillard University

Beta Gamma Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi

The men of Kappa Alpha Psi gathered in the city of New Orleans to conduct business and to give back to the community last week. The national organization donated computer labs to several schools in New Orleans including St. Augustine. The convention also severed as a gathering for the men who crossed Kappa Alpha Psi […]

College Advice: 10 Things I Wish I Knew as a Freshman

Victoria, a Rehabilitation Studies major at Winston Salem State University lists her top ten things she wish she knew as a freshman in college.

Everyone from your siblings to older friends to your high school teachers will offer lots of insights and college advice. From how it will be the best experience ever to why living in a dorm can be troublesome. But there are some things that you won’t get to hear from anyone. From dorm room realities […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha Awards Two $10k Scholarships to NCCU

Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation Awards Two $10,000 Scholarships for North Carolina Central University Students

Two students attending the North Carolina Central University (NCCU) School of Business have been awarded the Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation Inc. (EAF) Alice S. Marriott Scholarship. The $10,000 awards went to James Kingston and DeAndre James, both majoring in hospitality and tourism administration. The recipients were selected on the basis of academic knowledge, […]