Deon Rhode’s visit to Howard University in 2015, lead him to visit 28 other Historically Black Colleges and Universities and on a mission to see every HBCU.
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 […]
by Felecia Commodore & Marybeth Gasman A little over a week ago, many of us watched with horror as the story in Charleston, South Carolina at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church unfurled. For some of us, it was a horror we couldn’t fathom happening in 2015. It had to be a bad dream that was […]
Savannah State University (SSU) has been approved to offer in-state tuition rates to residents of border states. This includes residents of Florida, Alabama and South Carolina. The effort is part of the Complete College Georgia initiative. The University System of Georgia (USG) Board of Regents (BOR) notes in its guidance document that “providing out-of-state tuition […]
Claflin University announced on March 19th that it has exceeded its phase one capital campaign goal, raising nearly $90 million – the largest amount raised in the history of the University. The funds have been used to build the endowment, strengthen academic programs and enhance facilities. “When we launched the campaign, we were focused on […]
Benedict College is pleased to announce that there will be no tuition increase for the 2014-15 academic year. This is the second consecutive year the College has chosen not to increase tuition, a decision that was approved by the College’s Board of Trustees during its spring meeting. In addition to the freeze on tuition, there […]
Middle school social studies teacher Craig Jelks says Charleston Mayor Joe Riley has done a great job, ‘and he deserves retirement.’ That’s one big reason why Jelks, 29, has decided to enter the race. ‘I’m about the same age Riley was when he was first elected,’ Jelks said Monday. ‘I think having the same mayor […]