Washington, D.C.’s historic, traditionally African-American neighborhood of LeDroit Park has quietly become an incubator for exemplary urban green practices. Located a little over a mile north of downtown D.C. and bordering Howard University, LeDroit Park was once a planned, architecturally unified, and carefully landscaped suburb carved out of rural land. Founded in the second half […]
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.
Social Media Technology Conference & Workshop September 22-23, 2011 ( co-hosted by Bowie State University/Howard University) Social media has transformed communication the world over. People from all walks of life and especially African America students in universities, and particularly in the historically black colleges and universities, use social media technology for day to day […]
Article courtesy of The Grio NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Eye-level watermarks, gutted buildings and rows of mobile classrooms linger as reminders of the flooding from Hurricane Katrina that nearly wiped out Southern University at New Orleans in 2005. Now the predominantly African-American university faces what students and administrators view as a new threat: Gov. Bobby […]
Article source: The Grio It’s not always easy being green — especially if you’re a college or university that serves primarily minority students, many from low-income families. Going green requires up-front investment that many of these institutions believe they can’t afford. Without large — or in some cases any — endowments, and dependent on tuitions […]
Article from: A Community Cooks ‘A Community Cooks’ Hosted by Trammell S. Crow Keynote Speaker Mr. Will Allen Executive Chefs, Live Music, and more. Ticket information and more at communitycooks.com Thursday April 14, 2011 Paul Quinn College Food For Good Farm Dallas, Texas A Community Cooks is a unique dining opportunity in the middle of […]
Article from: U.S. Department of Education Conferences and Workshops—White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities The Rehabilitation Capacity Building Project Underreprensented Populations (RCBP-UP) at Southern University, funded by Rehabilitation Services Administration, U.S. Department of Education, invites faculty members of minority institutions of higher education to attend the National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation […]
Entry #57, February 27, 2011 LEDGE is the nation’s first and only HIV/AIDS awareness, general health and lifestyle magazine written BY and FOR students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The free publication’s mission to help destroy myths, empower young people with factual information, and create an additional avenue for much needed dialogue among […]
Entry #55, February 23, 2011 Note from Co-Author: Tia C. M. Tyree: My co-author – Chris Cathcart, and I believe this could be a powerful book to help promote, explain and highlight the unique HBCU experience. It’s important to know we don’t care about the grammar or writing styles. We’ll fix the wording. We just want genuine stories […]