If we love our Alma Maters as much as we say we do, we must do the following seven steps recommended by HBCU Advocate Charlie Nelms immediately.
Written by Hazel Scott ASU alumna Kenyatta Shanice Spiller, 26, was at a crossroad in her life, so she jumped off her career path, took a leap of faith and joined the Peace Corps. She is now in Botswana helping HIV/AIDS patients. “My decision to join Peace Corps Botswana was completely based on my faith […]
What was behind the Gallup survey that revealed black HBCU alumni’s satisfaction with their alma maters versus black alumni of other institutions? We also get tips and insight about how alumni associations can raise money effectively for their alma maters. FUNDRAISING TIPS FOR ALUMNI ASSOCATIONS Many alumni associations want to do right by their alma […]
Episode 23 continues the conversations about money and HBCU media. This edition also features HBCU alumni wisdom from someone who is a volunteer and mentor. HOW WE LIVE: The good doctor pays us a visit to talk money. Mildred “The Money Doctor” Dillon provides helpful tips for alumni to manage debt by looking at money […]
With 2015 rolling in, the top-rated HBCU Lifestyle Podcast has added new features. Fans of the podcast now have three interviews with a new segment focused on lifestyle advice for HBCU alumni. Also new to the show is a college advice segment for HBCU students. Episode 18 introduces “How We Live” with advice for alumni […]
Having served as an HBCU public relations director, I like seeing news stories that enhance HBCUs’ positions in the college marketplace. In 2013 I ranked the top HBCU stories of the year. Looking at some of the great HBCU news stories that HBCU Lifestyle ran in 2014, I thought it would be great to do […]
Earlier this month U.S. News & World Report released The Short List: College, which is a regular series that assesses specific areas of our nation’s colleges and universities. One of the reports within the series focused on the top 10 HBCUs Where Alumni Give the Most and it got me to thinking, “What can the […]
Claflin University alumni giving percentage increased nearly 10 percentage points in 2013, from 43 percent to 52.2 percent. The percentage places Claflin’s alumni giving rate among the best in the nation. “We have always been proud of the support we receive from our alumni,” said Rev. Whittaker V. Middleton, vice president for Institutional Advancement at […]