In 2010, Nicole Ford left her corporate job to start Stepping in the Right Direction. Today, Ford is the responsible for year-round college tours.
Florida A&M University alumna Zenzile “Zenzi” Powell is the owner of Zberry Frozen Yogurt & Treats the first Fro-Yo shop opened by a Black woman in Chicago.
Savannah State University Alumna Tatia Adams Fox is driven to create her legacy and provide social intelligence techniques to the next generation with her School of New Etiquette.
Hyp Kreationz apparel founder and Bethune-Cookman University alumna Krystal Winston is using her experiences to bring cultural awareness to HBCU students.
Many Americans dream of entrepreneurship. To be your own boss, make your own hours, and reap all the rewards of your hard work for yourself and your family — that’s the American Dream. But U.S. Census data indicates that only 48.8 percent of new small businesses started between 1977 and 2000 lasted five years. Of […]
In episode 13 of the HBCU Lifestyle Podcast, I’m happy share with you a positive example of the entrepreneurial spirit on HBCU campuses through my interview with tech start-up cofounders Jamerus Payton (North Carolina A&T State University), Baxter Smith (University of South Carolina) and Torrence Reed (North Carolina A&T State University). Their company, Growtuity, Inc., […]
As our political and financial systems run rampantly out of control, a new wave of innovative thinking bold experimentation and creative leadership is quietly sweeping away outdated economic models. Our world is changing right before our eyes and you must be able to discern the season in which we are operating in to make the […]
Looking through the fast facts of various colleges and universities all over the country, there are very few that claim to have a graduation rate of 100%. Here are some theories on what could be leading to drop-outs. 4 Reasons Why Some College Students Drop Out: 1. Lack of Funding Finances, or lack thereof, is […]