Delaware State University has announced the appointment of Dr. James H. Ammons as its new Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs after months of searching and days of campus interviews.
FAMU Makes Major Improvements on Performance Funding Metrics
The State University System Board of Governors recently announced the results of Florida A&M University’s 2014-2015 performance funding metrics score sheet.
Activist Bree Newsome Speaks on Black Consciousness at FAMU
Florida A&M University hosted their eighth Annual Spring Literary Forum in Lee Hall Auditorium on Feb. 24-25. The University welcomed generations of black women activists, themed “Afra-Retroism: African-American Women and the American South.” Amongst the women was Bree Newsome, who is praised for removing the Confederate flag by climbing the flagpole on Statehouse grounds in […]
5th Quarter Classic: Tuskegee and FAMU Renew Historic Football Rivalry
The Mobile Sports Authority (MSA) and Promoter, Robert Buck, are proud to announce that after a 20-year break, Mobile will be the host for the revival of a college football rivalry which dates back over 100 years. It was announced today, Mobile will be the host of the first annual 5th Quarter Classic Powered by […]
Top 10 HBCUs that Produce Black Male Teachers
The Black male teacher pipeline (PreK-12) is in need of repair. While the nation continues to educate an increasingly diverse student population, retaining Black males teachers has reached a tipping point. Nationally, no more than two percent of public school teachers are Black males. The percentage pales in comparison to the overall number of teachers […]
FAMU Grad’s Company Appears on Shark Tank: Pitches Wearable Technology
Caribbean born and U.S. raised Jason Peat is one of the owners and the Chief Operating Officer for a Dallas based company called Blue Infusion Technologies who has developed a wearable technology product called BearTek Gloves. The world will get a demonstration of the product on the ABC’s hit TV reality show, Shark Tank on […]
APLU Names 19 HBCU Alumni with Exemplar Careers
APLU Names Inaugural Recipients of the 1890 Universities Career Exemplar Awards, Celebrates the 125th Anniversary of the Second Morrill Act The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named 19 recipients of its inaugural 1890 Universities Career Exemplar Awards. The recipients, distinguished alumni representing each of the 19 historically black land-grant universities, have achieved […]
FAMU is Top Ranked HBCU for Research and Development
A National Science Foundation (NSF) report lists Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) as the No.1 historically Black college or university (HBCU) in the nation for total research and development (R&D) expenditures. The NSF recently released data from its Federal Science and Engineering Support to Universities, Colleges, and Nonprofit Institutions study, which reveals that the […]