Jedidah Isler was interested in the heavens from the time she was 11 or 12. She had a telescope as a kid, which her sister bought her for her birthday one year. But she didn’t get a chance to pursue astronomy formally until she was in her doctoral program, although she had a number of […]
HBCU Alumni Spotlight: Highlighting Successful Black College Graduates
Your life as an HBCU student doesn’t end when you graduate! That’s why we’ve created an HBCU alumni spotlight to showcase what some of the most talented HBCU alumni are up to after they walk the stage.
Gone are the days when black college graduates were disconnected after graduation. Now black collegiates are everywhere,, making strides across a variety of fields – and HBCU Lifestyle is here to highlight them. Find inspiration in the story of Florida A&M graduate-turned-filmmaker Akil DuPont or draw motivation from the long (and growing) list of HBCU alumni who went on to be renowned black poets.
Check our showcase of HBCU alumni often – one day maybe you too will join our list of black professionals!
Hash tags, tweets, sharing posts and blogging promote products and services instantaneously. Historically Black College and University graduates continue to use their collegiate experience, network and social media—while building net worth. They have extended their marketing beyond print media by using platforms such as Instagram, Facebook and Linked In. “The HBCU love is real on […]
Facebook has opened its first office in Africa to further the company’s commitment to help businesses connect with people and grow locally and regionally. Based in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, Facebook’s newest business office will be headed by Ogilvy veteran, Nunu Ntshingila, the company’s new Head of Africa. Facebook is already an important part of how […]
Howard University located in Washington, D.C has been one of the leading historically black college and universities (HBCU) to produce students into future leaders of tomorrow. The school proudly has been the alma mater of many high profile black celebrities. One such renowned personality that Howard boasts of is the very talented Oscar nominated actor […]
Florida A&M University (FAMU) alumnus and hit movie producer Will Packer appears on the cover of the July issue of ESSENCE Magazine. The issue highlights Packer’s latest film release “Think Like A Man Too” in an eight-page spread titled, “Reunited…and It Feels So Good!” Will Packer is a 1996 graduate and founder of Will Packer […]
Top-selling Revlon hair care brand, Creme of Nature®, recently named ASU alumna Africa Miranda (‘98) as its new brand ambassador. The singer, model, activist and star of Bravo’s docu-drama TV show, “The New Atlanta,” currently is featured as one the models for Creme of Nature’s successful product line, Argan Oil from Morocco. “From the moment […]
In episode 13 of the HBCU Lifestyle Podcast, I’m happy share with you a positive example of the entrepreneurial spirit on HBCU campuses through my interview with tech start-up cofounders Jamerus Payton (North Carolina A&T State University), Baxter Smith (University of South Carolina) and Torrence Reed (North Carolina A&T State University). Their company, Growtuity, Inc., […]
Florida A&M University graduate Ronald Turner II (DJ R-Tistic) took home the $10,000 grand prize and major bragging rights during the 2014 McDonald’s Flavor Battle finale event. The Los Angeles native represented the Bacon Habanero Ranch Quarter Pounder* and used his best mix to beat out DJ Niena Drake of Chicago and DJ Erika B […]