The HCBU Library Alliance is an organization dedicated to the preservation of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, as well as their libraries. The organization began in 2001, and was formalized with 25 directors and deans in a gathering. Today, the HCBU Library Alliance is comprised of almost 300,000 students, 20,000 faculty members in more than […]
Latest Happenings at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
There are more than 100 historically black colleges and universities (also known as HBCUs) across the country, each born during a time when the doors of the nation’s most prestigious universities were firmly shut to minorities.
Years later, these schools stand tall as icons of minority higher education, producing some of the nation’s most successful black professionals. Historically black colleges and universities all have shared history and goals, but they’re far from the same – and keeping up with them can be a challenge.
Let HBCULifestyle be your guide to each of the nation’s unique historically black colleges and universities. We offer diverse news that’s fresh, accurate and keeps you up to date on your favorite black colleges. Make important academic decisions using our guides to HBCU rankings and top HBCU education programs. Gain inspiration from our features on HBCU alumni making a difference. Or find important dates for events at your favorite historically black colleges and universities.
News out of black colleges is as diverse as the schools themselves. Look to HBCU Lifestyle to keep you in the know.
There is no doubt that students entering schools or colleges look for opportunities for continuous connection aside from looking into the academic and general reputation of a university. This has resulted in universities including Historically Black Colleges and Universities to install the latest technology when it comes to internet connections. Years ago, several of these […]
The Home Depot announces the kick-off of its fourth annual Retool Your School Campus Improvement Grant Program. The 2013 Retool Your School Grants will total $195,000 to be awarded as one $50,000 Tier I Grant, one $25,000 Campus Pride Grant for the school that receives the most votes and social media activity, and twelve $10,000 […]
“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” When Marcus Garvey stated the above quote, who knew that there was merit in the words he stated. It is obvious that these words hold so much meaning and value to the hearers of them. Now, more […]
The Black History Educational Network is an organization dedicated to helping promote African-American culture in the country. This year, the best and most well-conceptualized calendar is available for purchase in any Walgreens, Co. store, Jewel-Osco and Martin’s. You can also get the 2013 Black History HBCU Calendar directly from BlackHistoryHBCU.com website via online purchase and […]
Digital artists, also known as multimedia artists, are persons who employ a wide range of media on their computers as a form of expression. The Bureau of Labor and Statistics indicates that over 60% of digital artists are self-employed, but for those who wish to work for companies, the high demand and lucrative offers continues […]
Some critics in academic circles argue that HBCUs are no longer relevant today. Where do you stand on this issue? Here are 5 reasons HBCUs are still needed.
“During the time I have worked for HBCUs, I have noticed something very special. These folks genuinely care.”- Eddie Francis Yes. The above words ring true. They ring true because I am an instructor at an HBCU, who also happens to be an alumna of an HBCU, and I live these words as I go […]