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 […]
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.
Entry #54, February 22, 2011 Article from: Cheyney University Cheyney University – Founder’s Week, two great events this week. Click here for the entire week schedule. February 22nd – Tribute to Ed Bradley: Ed Bradley Tribute, Click here for PDF February 23rd – Evening with Spike Lee
Entry #53, February 17, 2011 Article from: HBCU Awards Welcome to the 2011 HBCU Awards – March 18, 2011 The HBCU Awards acknowledges and celebrates achievement from historically black colleges and universities throughout the United States. Crowning winners in the fields of leadership, arts, athletics, research, and community engagement, the HBCU Awards is the first […]
Entry #50, February 6, 2011 Article from: Empower Me Tour.org Check out where the UNCF (United Negro College Fund) is stopping next for the HBCU Empower Me Tour! On February 12th they are scheduled for North Carolina A&T University.
Entry #48, January 28, 2011 Article from: News One New Orleans — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a Republican, on Tuesday ordered a study of the feasibility of merging two neighboring New Orleans universities that have both struggled to fill classrooms and graduate students. A combined institution might provide stronger services to the students of the […]
Among a crowd of students, faculty and alumni of Tuskegee University, Gilbert L. Rochon became the school’s newest president Saturday. He is only the sixth president in the 130-year history of the university. Members of the community and various well-wishers also filled the Gen. Daniel “Chappie” James Center for more than three hours to witness […]
Entry #47, January 19, 2011 Article from: Florida A&M University Facebook page: Florida A&M University (FAMU) Professor Kawachi Clemons, Ph.D. is bringing icons of the hip-hop movement to class so students can learn first hand from industry professionals. Hip-hop icon Christopher “Play” Martin, of Kid ‘n Play fame, currently serves as a professional-in-residence with the […]
Entry #44, January 13, 2011 Article from: Project Q Atlanta: The former president of Spelman College’s LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) student group has received national recognition for her work on LGBT issues, including helping to create the school’s first Pride week, boosting awareness of gay issues and calling attention to the troubled dress […]