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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Greek Membership: Checking for Great Divine Nine Prospects

A group of Divine Nine prospective students

My first blog for HBCU Lifestyle was dedicated to students who are considering membership in a Divine Nine fraternity or sorority. Even though it’s still a beautiful summer, I want to help chapters prepare for the next wave of membership. As someone who places a high value on the contributions of the Divine Nine, it […]

Homecoming 2015 HBCU Football Schedule

North Carolina A&T State University fans in the stands cheering on their team at the 2014 Homecoming game.

HBCU Family, the 2015 Black College Football season is upon us. It’s time to start making travel plans to converge on the yard of your alma mater (if you haven’t already). That’s why we’ve compiled the schedule of Homecoming dates to pencil in your calendar. Are you ready for the concerts, comedy shows, pep rallies […]

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 […]