In episode 34 of the HBCU Lifestyle Podcast, Clark Atlanta University alumnus Kareem Taylor talks about becoming a successful voiceover artist and how to turn your dreams into a lucrative career.
Brian “B-Phraze” Frazier, a Tennessee State graduate followed his dreams and became one of the top songwriters in the 2015 John Lennon Songwriting Contest.
A common narrative shared among the popular press and social media is the declining student enrollment among Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). However, for many HBCUs, not only has the 2015 academic year brought an increase in the number of student applications, but some of the largest freshmen classes in years. Increases in both […]
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.
As a stalwart advocate and supporter of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), I have been thinking a lot lately about what ails this sector of the academy and what can be done to enhance its relevance, responsiveness and competitiveness. Although both critics and supporters tend to write and speak about HBCUs as a monolithic […]
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 […]
Edsmart.org offers another interesting report that shows students the best black colleges based on how much they can expect to earn after graduation. It will help them choose their college considering the starting salary they can expect upon their entering the workforce. Choosing the right college is important to gain the right path for a […]
Given the array of presidential leadership changes taking place in the HBCU sector, I have given a great deal of thought to what can be done to increase the probability of success for new presidents. While there are no magic bullets, I believe that there are at least five things that can and should be […]