Entry #42, January 8, 2011 Article from: Diverse When Claflin University President Henry Tisdale challenged his faculty to pursue an aggressive research agenda, he knew the university needed to be dogged in going after lucrative federal research and development contracts to support that research. “From the beginning, our game plan was to set the bar […]
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 #41, January 5, 2011 Article from: HBCU Digest North Carolina A&T State University today announced the launch of a textbook rental program through its university bookstore, beginning in the Spring 2011 semester. Emailed to students early this afternoon, campus officials said in the announcement that the program will provide much-needed financial relief to students […]
Entry #37, December 29, 2010 Article source: U.S. News & World Report See how your HBCU ranked. For more schools and a longer list, visit the U.S. News & World Report website.
Entry #30, December 16, 2010 Article from Alumni Unit: The Toyota Green Initiative is an environmental stewardship platform designed to empower Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) students and alumni on the benefits of adopting a sustainable lifestyle. The Toyota Green Initiative will provide multiple touch points to mobilize the collegiate audience to go green […]
Entry #28, December 13, 2010 Article from: Black America Web Students at historically black colleges and universities who pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math are more involved in their studies, participate more in faculty research and have higher graduation rates than black students at non-HBCUs, according to recent U.S. Commission on Civil Rights […]
Entry #27, December 11, 2010 Article from HBCU Digest: The Center for HBCU Media Advocacy today announced the finalists for the 2011 HBCU Awards, to be held on March 18, 2011 in Greensboro, NC. Saint Augustine’s College, Bowie State University, Hampton University and Texas Southern University were among the institutions with multiple nominations. From the […]
Entry #26, December 10, 2010 Article from: HBCU Digest President Walter Kimbrough joins an illustrious list of social, political, education, film and entertainment icons such as President Barack Obama, Tyler Perry, and Jay-Z as one of Ebony Magazine’s Power 100. On page 88 of the November, 2010 issue of the premier African American publication, Kimbrough’s […]
Entry #24, December 8, 2010 Article from The Omnidan: Former Howard University track athlete David Oliver was honored Saturday (Dec. 4) with the Jesse Owens Award as the Male Track & Field Athlete of the Year. The award is presented annually to the top male and female track and field athlete by the USA Track […]