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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Living the Legacy: Congrats to all Graduating Black Greek Sorors

Living the Legacy: Congrats to all Graduating Black Greek Sorors

Scholarship is an integral part of the Black sorority experience. This time of year, we celebrate the scholarly accomplishments of college students graduating all over the country. Included in that group are many brilliant Black women attaining doctorates, master’s degrees, professional degrees, and bachelor’s degrees. Undoubtedly, a number of members of Black sororities are among […]

Top 10 Divine Nine News Stories, First Quarter of 2015

Members of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity of Kean University

Members, chapters and the national offices of the Divine Nine are helping communities every day, and I feel strongly that we need to tell those stories. That is why, in 2014, I began tracking news stories from and about the Divine Nine. I want these news stories to accomplish three things. First, I hope we […]

FAMU To Play NCCU In Historic Fenway Park in Boston

Press conference announcing the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Legacy Weekend Celebration in Boston.

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) President Elmira Mangum, Ph.D., joined the Boston Red Sox and the Boston Area Church League, Inc., on Monday, April 6th to announce the schedule and participants of the first ever Historically Black Colleges and Universities Legacy Weekend Celebration. The celebration will be held in Boston from April 23 – […]

Making Greek Life Count on Your College Résumé

Resume on the table with laptop.

Believe it or not, I talk about résumés in my Greek life leadership presentation, “The Black Greek Success Program”. The reason is a college résumé should tell a student one of two things—either he/she has done a great job of campus leadership or that student needs to improve his/her leadership skills. For the purposes of […]

Tiger Woods Gifts $10K to UMES Golf Management Fund

Tiger Woods Launches UMES Golf Management Scholarship

Tiger Woods is the first individual donor to a new University of Maryland Eastern Shore scholarship fund that will honor the memory of Dr. Charlie Sifford, the late professional golfer. Woods is joining with the university to pay tribute to the man who broke the color barrier on the PGA Tour in the early 1960s. […]

College Life: 8 Great Reasons to Stay in a Dorm

ennessee State University sophomore Victoria Turner offered advice about campus life to freshmen Tony Bowens, Jr, Alanta, Ga; Brie Walsh of Bethlehem, New Hampshire; and Jessica Rhea of Nashville.

One of the quintessential college experiences is living in a dorm—at least for a year. Many college kids actually find that dorm accommodations are ideal for beyond the freshman year for a variety of reasons. If you’re heading off to college, the following eight reasons are just a few benefits of living in a dorm. […]

Temporary Work: Spring Break Jobs for College Students

Looking to earn some extra spending money during spring break? Here are some spring break job ideas to help you get started.

While the idea of spending your spring break partying, lying on the beach, and basking in the sun sounds appealing, many college students view the downtime as an opportunity to earn some extra spending money. If it sounds like you, here are some spring break job ideas to help you get started. Baby Sitter Many […]

Five Issues Divine Nine Fraternities Must Address in 2015

A look at issues Divine Nine fraternities—Alpha Phi Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, Omega Psi Phi, Phi Beta Sigma and Iota Phi Theta—must address in 2015.

There was quite some discussion in 2014 about the five issues I felt Divine Nine fraternities should address. As 2015 has rolled in, I realize that one issue seems to never go away while events throughout the course of 2014 gave me perspective on more things to which our fraternities—Alpha Phi Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, […]

Black History: Know Yourself, Know Your Worth

George Washington Carver: Because of Him, I Can

Yes! Black History Month is here again. Believe it or not, there was a time when there was only a Black History Week. However, progressive as that may seem, there are budding elements coming largely, but not solely from the African American community that suggest that Black History Month as separate singular concept in lore […]

Black History Month Quiz: Test Your Knowledge

Black history icons Hattie McDaniel (left), Crispus Attucks (top right), and The A&T Four (bottom right).

Throughout our history, people of color have had to endure many toils, trials, and tribulations in America. This long running play about Black humanity is collectively called Black History. Embracing our history should be vital to people of color. It helps us obtain a clear and sound understanding of the past, the problems we face […]