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 Fraternities Promoting Domestic Violence Awareness

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As I read Felecia Commodore’s piece, “Black Sororities and Violence Against Women Awareness”, I realized that men cannot sit on the sidelines as the national conversation about domestic violence persists, especially during Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Those of us in Alpha Phi Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, Omega Psi Phi, Phi Beta Sigma, and Iota Phi […]

Howard University to Host 2014 HBCU Lacrosse All Star Game

HBCU Lacrosse players run out on the field during the annual HBCU Allstar Weekend.

The Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) Lacrosse Consortium will be hosting the 2nd Annual HBCU Lacrosse All Star Game at Howard University’s Greene Stadium on the weekend of November 8th and 9th. The HBCU Lacrosse Consortium (representatives from Hampton University, Howard University, Morehouse College, Morgan State University and University of Maryland – Eastern Shore) […]

Drumline: A New Beat to Premiere Oct 27th on VH1

Vh1 Partners With Actor-Writer-Producer Nick Cannon For Original Movie “Drumline: A New Beat”

VH1’s upcoming original movie “Drumline: A New Beat,” produced in partnership with Fox Television Studios, and executive produced by the original film producers Wendy Finerman, Dallas Austin and Jody Gerson, along with Nick Cannon, will premiere Monday, October 27th at 9PM ET/PT.  The original film was produced by Fox 2000. The telefilm is the next project in […]

Black Sororities and Violence Against Women Awareness

African American Girl Lean On Brick Wall in the Shadows.

“Somebody/anybody, sing a Black girl’s song/bring her out/to know herself/to know you”- Ntozake Shange These words are from one of my favorite poems/books “For Colored Girls Who’ve Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf.” This book is full of Black women of all shades and backgrounds who move around in the same world with their […]

Academic Advisor: How to Maximize Your Appointment

Portrait of academic advisor and college student smiling together while discussing educational plans.

Academic advising plays an important role in supporting student learning on a college campus. It is a process in which academic advisors assist students in their growth and development by creating meaningful educational plans that are compatible with their life goals. While advising is often associated with course selection, it is actually a lot more […]

Joining a Black Greek Graduate Chapter

Members of Alpha Phi Alpha's South Dallas graduate chapter.

So, it looks like you may not join the fraternity or sorority of your choice in college. Whether the reason is something beyond your control or you choose to hold off until you graduate, you are in the same boat with a lot of college students who are interested in Black Greek life. There is […]

Driven To Give Program: BGLOs and Lincoln Motors Team Up

A Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity member poses with a Lincoln Motors vehicle at the 2014 Divine Nine Driven To Give Program event in Detroit, MI on Aug. 16th.

Lincoln Motor Company’s Divine Nine Driven To Give Program 2014 is a charitable endeavor with a difference. Running in association with the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), a group of nine Black Greek-letter Organizations (BGLOs), this program is based on fun and adventure. Divine Nine is an extension of Lincoln’s current Driven To Give venture, which supports charitable organizations […]

Black Greek Perceptions: 5 Ways to Boost PR for BGLOs

Black Greeks: Zeta Phi Beta's United Arab Emirates chapter

The furor caused by a CNN iReport social media post assuming that the Missouri Highway Patrol’s Capt. Ron Johnson, a member of Kappa Alpha Psi, is a gang member is beyond understandable. At the same time, it shows that we Black Greeks must never assume that our story is understood. I am not saying that […]

College Colors Day 2014: Show Your HBCU Spirit on Aug 29th

College Colors Day: Howard University fans show their school colors while cheering on the Bison football team form the stands at the AT&T Nation's Football Classic.

The countdown has begun! On Friday, August 29th, college football fans across the nation will be celebrating College Colors Day 2014. Each year this day is celebrated to mark the beginning of the athletic and academic year, wherein alumni, students, and supporters are encouraged to wear their college colors throughout the day. All HBCU fans […]