Deon Rhode’s visit to Howard University in 2015, lead him to visit 28 other Historically Black Colleges and Universities and on a mission to see every HBCU.
13-year ABC veteran and Dillard University Alumna Ayo Davis has recently been named the head of casting for both ABC Entertainment and ABC Studios.
Jimmie Edwards, a 1970 graduate of Dillard University recently donated $1 million to his alma mater to establish an endowed scholarship for deserving students. This is one of the largest single contributions ever given by an alumnus and it establishes the largest endowed scholarship in Dillard’s history. “I received a full scholarship in 1966 and […]
The men of Kappa Alpha Psi gathered in the city of New Orleans to conduct business and to give back to the community last week. The national organization donated computer labs to several schools in New Orleans including St. Augustine. The convention also severed as a gathering for the men who crossed Kappa Alpha Psi […]
Philanthropist, rapper and hip-hop pioneer, MC Lyte, has taken her community involvement to new heights, as she now sits on the board of trustees for Dillard University. The “Lyte as a Rock” emcee, had a pretty heavy agenda when she set out to work with an HBCU to promote the benefits of attending a majority […]
Recently, Senator Barbara Boxer of California announced that in 2016 she would be retiring after holding her Senate seat since 1992. One of the first people to announce making a run for Boxer’s seat was California Attorney General Kamala Harris. As California is a powerful and influential state and Harris is a rising star, the […]
Episode 16 of the HBCU Lifestyle Podcast features two fun interviews from the online home of the HBCU sports scene to New Orleans, the home of Dillard University. Dillard is one of the top producers of black physics graduates in the country. HBCU Sports Kenn Rashad, the founding editor of HBCUSports.com (formerly TSPN Sports) stops […]
Over the last couple of weeks, the higher education community has been discussing, reflecting, and processing the recent announcement of Spelman College President Beverly Daniel Tatum’s pending retirement. President Tatum gained the respect of her colleagues, her students, and those outside of the world of higher education during her tenure as president of Spelman. She […]