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 […]
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!
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 […]
While best known to the world as a talented actress appearing in small and large screen productions, like the TV show In the Heat of the Night and the films Mississippi Burning and A Time to Kill, Dr. Tommie Tonea Stewart is best known in the academic community for her role in developing the next […]
When it comes to Rattlers, they don’t come much more authentic than Akil DuPont. Educated in the FAMU family of schools since his kindergarten days, Akil stuck with the FAMU (Florida A&M University) system right through his graduation with a baccalaureate degree in economics. Although he worked as a bank manager for several years, Akil […]
Cheyney alum bring HBCUs back to television with ‘We’re Just Talking’ Cedric Perry (aka Ceddy P) is a brilliant, charismatic writer, actor, and filmmaker with a witty knack for connecting with his audience. Perry, 26 graduated from Cheyney University with a degree in Business Administration in 2008. He is a native of Morrisville, Pennsylvania. Morrisville […]
Luke Lawal, Jr. is a born leader, a true teacher and a bold innovator that does not subscribe to the status quo. Lawal, 22, is a DC native, who graduated from Bowie State University in May 2012 with a degree in Biochemistry. He is an ambitious, fast rising entrepreneur who is driven to achieve nothing […]
Orlando, FL − The HBCU Information Network (HBCUIn) unveils two new Android applications to assist prospective students in both learning about different Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) and also to help curve driving under the influence…