Entry #18, December 1, 2010 Article from DesMoines Register: What I do: As project director I am responsible for the outreach, admissions and career placement components of the Job Corps program for the State of Iowa. Job Corps is a nationwide job and employability training program for young people ages 16-24, funded by the federal […]
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.
Source: Tuskegee News Dr. Henry J. Findlay, director Tuskegee University Continuing Education Program, was elected president of the HBCU Faculty Development Network during its fall board meeting in New Orleans on October 23. The HBCU Faculty Development Network is a premier organization that is dedicated to the scholarship of teaching and learning. Founded in 1994, […]
Entry #4, November 18, 2010 Article from Howard University: WASHINGTON (Nov 15) — Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, director of the Howard University Cancer Center and division chief for General Surgery at Howard University Hospital, this month joined A-list celebrities, including First Lady Michelle Obama, Michael Jordan, U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, Alicia Keyes, Brown […]
Entry #3, November 17, 2010 Article courtesy of FAMU News & Headlines TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida A&M University (FAMU) School of Journalism and Graphic Communication Division of Graphic Communication has earned reaccreditation. “We are so pleased to learn that the Accrediting Council for Collegiate Graphic Communications (ACCGC) has voted to reaccredit our Division of Graphic […]
Entry #2, November 17, 2010 Article courtesy of Omindan Online WACO, TEXAS – Harry R. “Big Jeff” Jefferson, best known for his coaching career at Bluefield State College, has been named the American Football Coaches Association’s recipient of the 2010 Trailblazer Award. The award will be presented posthumously at the AFCA President’s Kickoff Luncheon on […]
Here is where we capture the uniqueness of Historically Black Colleges and Universities fans and alumni who represent the HBCU lifestyle, tradition and pageantry. We welcome comments, feedback and suggestions as we move forward with our blog. Our blog will highlight HBCU alumni who are creating a professional and distinct giveback to their chosen profession. […]
Founded as the African Institute in February 1837 and renamed the Institute of Colored Youth (ICY) in April 1837, Cheyney University is the oldest African American institution of higher learning, though degrees were not granted from Cheyney until 1914, when it adopted the curriculum of a normal school (teacher training).