Some critics in academic circles argue that HBCUs are no longer relevant today. Where do you stand on this issue? Here are 5 reasons HBCUs are still needed.
Latest Happenings at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
There are more than 100 historically black colleges and universities (also known as HBCUs) across the country, each born during a time when the doors of the nation’s most prestigious universities were firmly shut to minorities.
Years later, these schools stand tall as icons of minority higher education, producing some of the nation’s most successful black professionals. Historically black colleges and universities all have shared history and goals, but they’re far from the same – and keeping up with them can be a challenge.
Let HBCULifestyle be your guide to each of the nation’s unique historically black colleges and universities. We offer diverse news that’s fresh, accurate and keeps you up to date on your favorite black colleges. Make important academic decisions using our guides to HBCU rankings and top HBCU education programs. Gain inspiration from our features on HBCU alumni making a difference. Or find important dates for events at your favorite historically black colleges and universities.
News out of black colleges is as diverse as the schools themselves. Look to HBCU Lifestyle to keep you in the know.
“During the time I have worked for HBCUs, I have noticed something very special. These folks genuinely care.”- Eddie Francis Yes. The above words ring true. They ring true because I am an instructor at an HBCU, who also happens to be an alumna of an HBCU, and I live these words as I go […]
Following it’s hugely successful inaugural tour in 2008-2009, and its subsequent successes in the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 seasons, DrumLine Live is gearing up for the launch of its 2012-2013 season, scheduled to commence on January 9, 2013 at the Mary Stuart Rogers Theater in Modesto, CA. Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have a longstanding […]
Do you have plans to study abroad? This article provides information on HBCU study abroad programs including scholarships and more.
On November 20, 2012, HBCU presidents, provosts, faculty, and other key administrators gathered at Howard University to discuss the progress of the National Science Foundation (NSF) funded Washington Baltimore Hampton Roads-Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (WBHR-LSAMP) program. The WBHR-LSAMP program is a nationally recognized initiative designed to increase the diversity, quality, and quantity of […]
An HBCU Homecoming is more than just a time to come back to the yard & reminisce. It’s a chance to reconnect with friends and renew shared experiences.
In honor of World AIDS Day 2012, The Wright Group (TWG) is excited to announce the Her Story Film Competition (HSFC) presented by Ending Violence Against Women (EVAW): The HBCU Project and the Partnership to Reduce Intimate Partner Violence and HIV initiative. To enter the HSFC Contest, HBCU students are encouraged to go to http://www.herstoryfilms.com […]
Leaving home to go away to college is a big step. Students no longer have to answer to mom and dad. They no longer have curfews or household responsibilities. They are free to make their own choices about what to eat, what to do, where to go, what classes to take, and, most importantly, whether […]