My mission to do my letters proud turned into my barely graduating from college. I lost myself in Greek life. Over 25 years later and wiser, I often tell younger Divine Nine members about my academic stumbles to call their attention to the importance of personal accountability as a fraternity or sorority member. However, my […]
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The business of black fraternities and black sororities is a serious one. Black Greek organizations have a storied history on HBCU campuses and their members continue to be widespread and highly influential today. Keeping up with the happenings of these energetic black fraternities and black sororities can be a full-time job. Let HBCU Lifestyle do it for you!
There’s no shortage of happenings in the “Divine 9” and we cover it all. News about successful black Greeks, updates on new black fraternities and black sororities and details of group expansions are just a few headlines. For current students, meanwhile, we offer key advice on how to choose a sorority or fraternity and how to balance Greek life with academics.
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Top 10 Divine Nine News Stories, 3rd Quarter 2015
I love what the July to September news cycle yielded for my fellow Divine Nine brothers and sisters! Not only did we learn about over a quarter of a million dollars being given away in scholarships and donations but we also got a history lesson about an unsung hero of civil rights. Enjoy. Divine Nine […]
Character, the Key to Respect in Greek Life
There are few things more important than character and Greek life demands a high degree of character.
Joining a Black Sorority: 5 Things to Consider Before Pursing Membership
The fall semester is well underway on college campuses across the country. By this time students have begun to settle in, started eyeing how they can get involved on campus, and setting goals for this year and their college careers. For young women this may include pursuing membership in a Black sorority. If this pertains […]
Black Greek Success: Starting the Academic Year Right
Congratulations! Your fraternity or sorority chapter has gotten the academic year off to a fast and furious start. You helped fellow students on move-in day, you showed up and showed out for “Meet the Greeks” and that first party of the year was OFF…THA…HOOK! Now, it’s time to get down to the real business. That […]
Delta Sigma Theta Awards NCCU $200k for Scientific Research
North Carolina Central University (NCCU) has been granted the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Distinguished Professor Endowed Chair Award. The $200,000 award will support university efforts in integrated biosciences that focus on uterine fibroid tumor research. The award was presented at Delta Sigma Theta’s 52nd National Convention in Houston, Texas, on July 25, 2015. Dr. […]
Kappa Alpha Psi Chapter Donates $29k to Dillard University
The men of Kappa Alpha Psi gathered in the city of New Orleans to conduct business and to give back to the community last week. The national organization donated computer labs to several schools in New Orleans including St. Augustine. The convention also severed as a gathering for the men who crossed Kappa Alpha Psi […]
Alpha Kappa Alpha Awards Two $10k Scholarships to NCCU
Two students attending the North Carolina Central University (NCCU) School of Business have been awarded the Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation Inc. (EAF) Alice S. Marriott Scholarship. The $10,000 awards went to James Kingston and DeAndre James, both majoring in hospitality and tourism administration. The recipients were selected on the basis of academic knowledge, […]