Are you hungry for a scholarship? Every day, schools across the country not only nourish kids’ minds, but also help students gain the nutrition they need to learn and succeed. To help students reach their full potential physically and mentally, Denny’s has teamed up with The Tom Joyner Foundation and other organizations to offer the […]
It seems as though all we hear about college is the rising tuition rates. While this may be true many HBCU are ever working towards making college more affordable. With the in-state low cost tuition many HBCU’s provides paying for college still can become a struggle for many. This is where the rubber meets the […]
There has been much mention lately about the future of HBCUs, expanding on facts about what needs to happen in order to remain competitive in this global landscape. There is even some debate pertaining to whether Higher-Education is even necessary; considering the plethora of free college courses on the internet. A new era of the […]
Some critics in academic circles argue that HBCUs are no longer relevant today. Where do you stand on this issue? Here are 5 reasons HBCUs are still needed.
It is indeed difficult to take the concepts of education and career and view them separately. One’s career development heavily depends on the level of education they have acquired in a given field, for example, skilled and manual labor, professional or clerical jobs. This is not to say that there are many well known people […]
A lot of people equate graduate school with a serious amount of debt. In most cases, it is worth it to go into debt for school. A college education can lead to higher paying jobs and a more fulfilling life. Unfortunately, college costs have skyrocketed in recent years, forcing most young people to obtain a […]
“Back in the day, when I was young, I’m not kid anymore, but some days I sit and I was a kid again…I remember.” This aforementioned chorus from the song, “Back in the Day” by Ahmad can be a representative of so many facets as it relates to education, but they can truly represent the […]
Over my past decade as an educator, I have been in the position to choose students for a number of different opportunities. I have been on program admission and scholarship selection panels charged with evaluating teens on a number of different data points including grades, community service and extra-curricular activities. One surprising, unadvertised factor is […]