These Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) founded in 1867 know as the HBCU 9 are celebrating 150 years of educational excellence.
Throughout history, HBCUs have collaborated with under-resourced communities to address economic issues. Learn what HBCUs are doing in the community today.
Fayetteville State University (FSU) is among 10 University of North Carolina System institutions recognized by Washington Monthly Magazine as providing the “Best Bang for the Buck Colleges in the Southeast.” The Southeast region includes colleges and universities from Alabama, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. FSU comes […]
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 recently celebrated its Sesquicentennial Anniversary in 2015. Led by current President Dr. Tashni-Ann Dubroy, the mission of Shaw University is to […]
Entry #42, January 8, 2011 Article from: Diverse When Claflin University President Henry Tisdale challenged his faculty to pursue an aggressive research agenda, he knew the university needed to be dogged in going after lucrative federal research and development contracts to support that research. “From the beginning, our game plan was to set the bar […]