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125 Years of history in the making… and counting A Historic Milestone During the month of March, Elizabeth City State University will begin a year-long celebration recognizing 125 years of academic excellence. ECSU invites you to join us at the many events and activities we have planned. This anniversary is an opportunity for us to […]
Elizabeth City State University was recently listed as the number one institution on the Best Value Schools website for “The 100 Most Affordable Small Colleges in America 2015.” Best Value Schools ranked 100 colleges for the best value to prospective students. To find the average out-of-pocket costs of the institutions, Best Value Schools calculated the […]
The new report has been issued by EDsmart, which reveals the top ten historically black colleges with the highest retention and graduation rates. The report allows students, parents, and schools to evaluate colleges based on important outcome-related measures. Also shown are the degrees awarded, which can be a factor of consideration for schools and counselors. […]
Shaw University, the first HBCU of higher education in the southern United States has a rich history steeped in tradition, service, leadership, and activism. Founded in 1865 by Dr. Henry Martin Tupper, the university celebrated its Sesquicentennial Anniversary in 2015. The mission of Shaw University is to advance knowledge, facilitate student learning and achievement, to […]
Stacey Franklin Jones, a management and technology partnerships consultant with extensive higher education leadership experience, has been elected Chancellor of Elizabeth City State University by the Board of Governors of the 17-campus University of North Carolina. UNC President Tom Ross placed Jones’ name in nomination on September 4th, 2014 during a special meeting of the […]
Earlier this month I read an article about Wilberforce University alumni pledging $2 million to support their alma mater and it made me feel really good. I am a strong proponent of alumni giving and just recently I co-authored an article which questioned whether HBCU alumni should give back even when not asked. This topic […]
Visit the 2014 Retool Your School article. 2011 Retool Your School Campus Improvement Program The Home Depot is overjoyed to bring this essential and successful program back for a second year. We know how valuable our nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities are, and how much they have contributed to our country’s growth in so […]