Throughout history, HBCUs have collaborated with under-resourced communities to address economic issues. Learn what HBCUs are doing in the community today.
10 Reasons to Volunteer for a Political Campaign in College
Next year registered voters will go to the polls to elect the 45th President of United States. For some voters the election will represent the first time they have the opportunity to choose a leader who will influence the nation’s trajectory over the next four years. Each Presidential election is important, however, the increased awareness […]
Survivors of On and Off Campus Violence Need University Support
Over the last several weeks gun violence has erupted on and off college campuses throughout the United States. Serene environments were shattered by senseless deaths at Northern Arizona University, Umpqua Community College, Texas Southern University and Tennessee State University. College communities of varying sizes are fighting an epidemic that touches the lives of Americans in […]
Combating Mental Health Stereotypes Among Black Men
Every fall the gradual change in the weather brings together alumni and students to celebrate homecoming at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Throughout the weekend individuals attend concerts, step shows, prayer services and fundraisers to continue a tradition that has existed since the institutions inception. The annual event is a showcase that culminates with […]
10 Reasons Why Attending an HBCU was a Good Idea
After more than one hundred and fifty years of service to the Black community, HBCUs continue to be a critical link between high school and college.
An Open Letter to the Class of 2016
Dear Graduate, I am writing this missive because it is important to pass along information that may help you avoid pitfalls including making choices that have unintended consequences. Unfortunately, when I completed my bachelors degree at Cheyney University no one provided me with a roadmap or a detailed outline. In retrospect, I would have benefited […]
Top 10 HBCUs that Produce Teachers
Teachers play an important role in the lives of students. Frequently college graduates point to the efforts of teachers that refused to give up on students who struggled to recognize their own greatness. Occasionally students from underserved communities would become de facto members of families because a teacher did not want a student to fall […]