Last weekend Morgan State University celebrated its first full-scale homecoming since 2019 due to the COVID-19 global pandemic. The event had a new take on old Morgan Spirit; a new […]
Category: HBCU Digest
News and commentary on historically Black colleges and universities
A Crucial Year in HBCU Leadership: The 2021-22 HBCU Executive Turnover Report
For nothing is fixed, forever, forever, forever, it is not fixed, the earth is always shifting, the light is always changing […] James Baldwin, “For Nothing is Fixed” Executive turnover […]
FAMU Receives Nearly $70M in New Funding in State Budget
The funding is designed to beef up the University’s student success initiatives, including graduation and retention rates, first-time licensure pass rates for nursing, pharmacy, and physical therapy, boosting the number […]
Bowie State is first HBCU to sponsor national documentaries on PBS
Maryland Public Television (MPT) and Bowie State University today announced that Bowie State has signed on as a premier sponsor for two important original PBS documentaries – Harriet Tubman: Visions of Freedom and Becoming Frederick Douglass – […]
HBCU Springcoming scholarship event headed to Birmingham
HBCU Springcoming , a New York based event that brings historically black college graduates to one place is in Birmingham for the first time.
Shaw seeks rezoning greenlight for construction and development in downtown Raleigh
The rezoning is needed, university officials said, to put the historic Black university on solid footing after years of financial concerns and backlogged campus maintenance. “We are fighting for our […]
Bennett College pioneers ‘micro-college’ model in HBCU community
Enrollment declines nationally are placing pressure on postsecondary institutions and their business models. Bennett is not immune, but Walsh’s team has decided to take a new approach.
Prairie View A&M should proceed with caution in partnership with Texas A&M
Flagship institutions in the Texas A&M University System will collaborate for research, academic expansion, and faculty development in a new partnership announced yesterday. The partnership will engage students, faculty and […]
Morris Brown fully accredited for the first time in 20 years
More than 20 years after losing its accreditation following financial issues and lost student enrollment, Morris Brown College has been unanimously approved as a member of the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools Accreditation Commission (TRACS).
Helene Gayle named Spelman presidential finalist
An epidemiologist, Dr. Gayle has served in executive roles with the Centers for Disease Control, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and has been named among Forbes’ 100 Most Powerful Women.
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