HBCUs

Saint Augustine's University Earns Approval to Offer Its Academic Programs Online

Saint Augustine’s University Earns Approval to Offer Its Academic Programs Online

After receiving approval from the accrediting agency, Saint Augustine’s University will begin by delivering its organizational management bachelor’s degree as a fully-online program, beginning this coming spring, through the department of extended studies.

Tuskegee University and North Carolina State Team Up to Boost Diversity in Forestry

Tuskegee University and North Carolina State Team Up to Boost Diversity in Forestry

Participating students will spend three years at Tuskegee, followed by two years at North Carolina State. Students who successfully complete the program will have earned a bachelor’s degree from Tuskegee and a master’s degree in forestry from North Carolina State.

Florida A&M University Debuts Its Office of Undergraduate Research

Florida A&M University Debuts Its Office of Undergraduate Research

The goal of the Office of Undergraduate Research is to increase the number of students participating in and completing undergraduate research and internship opportunities. OUR will enable students to easily access information about these offerings and apply for investigative projects and programs in which they have an interest.

Delaware State University to Provide Vocational Training in Underserved Areas

Delaware State University to Provide Vocational Training in Underserved Areas

Historically Black Delaware State University has joined forces with First State Community Action Agency, a nonprofit group, to pool resources to improve the quality of life and facilitate the educational and training needs of individuals and families in Southern Delaware.

U.S. News and World Report Lists Its Choices as the Nation's Best HBCUs

U.S. News and World Report Lists Its Choices as the Nation’s Best HBCUs

Spelman College in Atlanta was first and Howard University in Washington, D.C., was second. This was the same as a year ago. This was the 13th year in a row that Spelman College has topped the U.S. News rankings for HBCUs.

Bowie State University Is the First HBCU in Maryland to Team Up With the U.S. Coast Guard

Bowie State University Is the First HBCU in Maryland to Team Up With the U.S. Coast Guard

The agreement will provide one full-time Bowie State student a year with the Coast Guard College Student Pre-Commissioning Initiative scholarship, which covers up to two academic years of tuition, books, and essential supplies.

Fayetteville State University Partners With Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

Fayetteville State University Partners With Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

Under the agreement, students who successfully complete the associate’s degree program in fire protection technology at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College will be able to transfer seamlessly in the bachelor’s degree program in fire and emergency services at Fayetteville State University.

Alabama State University Enters Into a Partnership With the U.S. Army

Alabama State University Enters Into a Partnership With the U.S. Army

The agreement calls for the transfer of or development of technological resources and applications, such as sharing scientific, engineering and technological assets and professional expertise, and provides workforce development opportunities for students who want a career path to the Department of Defense.

Apple Is Providing a Free Continuing Education Course to the Tennessee State Community

Apple Is Providing a Free Continuing Education Course to the Tennessee State Community

Under the agreement Apple will provide Tennessee State alumni the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of app design and app development for free. Computer Applications for Educational Leaders is being offered through the university’s School of Graduate and Professional Studies.

Claremont Lincoln University Offers Graduate Degree Scholarships to Texas College Graduates

Claremont Lincoln University Offers Graduate Degree Scholarships to Texas College Graduates

Under the agreement, Texas College graduates will be offered a scholarship toward tuition by Claremont Lincoln University. This scholarship can be applied towards all CLU master’s degree programs.

Tuskegee Students Partners With the National Park Service on Historic Preservation Project

Tuskegee Students Partners With the National Park Service on Historic Preservation Project

Tuskegee architecture students worked on a preservation and conservation project involving window restoration work on the Willcox E building on campus. The building was constructed a century ago using bricks that were made on the Tuskegee campus.

Student-Operated Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy Clinic Opens at Tennesee State

Student-Operated Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy Clinic Opens at Tennesee State

There are now 38 student-run physical therapy clinics at colleges and universities nationwide. But the clinic at Tennessee State University in Nashville is the first such clinic at a historically Black college or university.

Morgan State University to Build a New Student Housing Facility to Address Growing Student Body

Morgan State University to Build a New Student Housing Facility to Address Growing Student Body

The new student housing facility will add between 700 and 900 beds to accommodate the university’s growing student body. It will be located on Morgan’s South Campus, adjacent to the site of the Thurgood Marshall Apartment Complex.

HBCU Partners With a State University to Educate Future Teachers About Social Justice

HBCU Partners With a State University to Educate Future Teachers About Social Justice

The department of education at Winston-Salem State University has partnered with the Reich College of Education at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, to help future teachers develop social justice dispositions while exploring school and community diversity.

Delaware State University Partners With Two Asian Institutions of Higher Education

Delaware State University Partners With Two Asian Institutions of Higher Education

Historically Black Delaware State University in Dover has partnered with Mokpo National University of South Korea and Changchun University of Science and Technology in China to establish study abroad opportunities for students at both institutions.

North Carolina Central University Partnership to Boost Drug Discovery Research

North Carolina Central University Partnership to Boost Drug Discovery Research

The partnership will allow for collaboration between North Carolina State’s Comparative Medicine Institute and NCCU’s Biomanufacturing Research Institute and Technology Enterprise, which contains a library of over 200,000 chemical compounds and high-throughput screening equipment.

Claflin University's Pathway Program for Nursing Students Pursuing a Bachelor's Degree

Claflin University’s Pathway Program for Nursing Students Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree

Historically Black Claflin University in Orangeburg, South Carolina, has partnered with the South Carolina Technical College System to create a pathway for registered nurses (RNs) who have earned an associate’s degree from one of the 16 schools in the SCTC System to transfer to Claflin University’s RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.

Xavier University Creates Pre-Pharmacy Pathway Program for High School Students

Xavier University Creates Pre-Pharmacy Pathway Program for High School Students

Upon completion of the program, students will earn a Certificate of Pre-Pharmacy Studies, a Gold Seal on their high school diploma, and preferred admission to the Xavier College of Pharmacy

NBA Star Stephen Curry Funds the Reestablishment of Golf Teams at Howard University

NBA Star Stephen Curry Funds the Reestablishment of Golf Teams at Howard University

Starting in the 2020-21 academic year, Howard will field men’s and women’s golf teams. Curry’s donation will provide the startup costs for the program and fund it for six years.

Princeton University Art Museum Partners With HBCU Alliance of Museums and Art Galleries

Princeton University Art Museum Partners With HBCU Alliance of Museums and Art Galleries

Designed to increase diversity in the art leadership field, the inaugural program introduced participants to the inner workings of a university art museum and exposed them to a variety of museum careers and opportunities.

Morehouse College to Launch Student Success Program Aimed at Reducing Graduates' Loan Debt

Morehouse College to Launch Student Success Program Aimed at Reducing Graduates’ Loan Debt

Morehouse will solicit and accept donations made specifically to reduce or eliminate student loan debt of Morehouse men, thus creating an opportunity for greater financial freedom for new alumni and their families.

Alabama State and Tuskegee University Announce Joint Charity Event for the Salvation Army

Alabama State and Tuskegee University Announce Joint Charity Event for the Salvation Army

The charity event will serve as a kickoff event for the third annual Labor Day Classic football game between the two universities.

Delaware State University Partners With Two Asian Universities

Delaware State University Partners With Two Asian Universities

Delaware State reached an accord with Changchun University of Science and Technology in China that will ensure that students from that school will have the English proficiency to take classes at the university. Delaware State also signed a similar agreement with Mokpo National University of South Korea.

Claflin University Creates Pathway Program for Nursing Students at Technical Colleges

Claflin University Creates Pathway Program for Nursing Students at Technical Colleges

The agreement between the two institutions will allow registered nurses who have earned an associate’s degree at one of the members of the South Carolina Technical College System to transfer to Claflin University to earn a bachelor of science degree in nursing.

Tuskegee University Partners With Auburn University's Radio Frequency Identification Lab

Tuskegee University Partners With Auburn University’s Radio Frequency Identification Lab

RFID technology is found in a wide range of products including retail security tags, pet microchips, airline baggage tags, and guest experience bracelets at entertainment venues. It has become a real-time asset in supply chain management.

Fisk University Receives Approval for a Bachelor's Degree Program in Homeland Security

Fisk University Receives Approval for a Bachelor’s Degree Program in Homeland Security

In addition to existing Fisk faculty, practitioners from the Tennessee Department of Homeland Security will teach courses in the new program. The first cohort of students in the new degree program is expected to begin in the spring of 2020.

Bowie State to Launch the Center for Research and Mentoring of Black Male Students and Teachers

Bowie State to Launch the Center for Research and Mentoring of Black Male Students and Teachers

The goal of the new Center for Research and Mentoring of Black Male Students and Teachers at Bowie State University in Maryland is to support a pipeline of Black males joining the ranks of Maryland’s educators, especially those who specialize in teaching high-demand fields in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Wiley College in Texas to Establish a Bachelor's Degree Program in Film and Theatre

Wiley College in Texas to Establish a Bachelor’s Degree Program in Film and Theatre

The program will be named for Wiley College trustee and Summer Film Institute founder, Nate Parker, who appeared in the 2007 film “The Great Debaters,” based on the 1930s Wiley College debate teams.

Florida A&M University Establishes 2+2 Pathway Program With Hillsborough Community College

Florida A&M University Establishes 2+2 Pathway Program With Hillsborough Community College

Students participating in the pathway program will spend two years at Hillsborough Community College. When they complete their associate’s degree, they can transfer to FAMU to complete a bachelor’s degree program.

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Now Offering Two Certificates in Special Education

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Now Offering Two Certificates in Special Education

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Princess Anne has announced that it will now offer two certificate programs in special education; one for upperclassman pursuing bachelor’s degrees and another for graduate-level students.

Three Alabama HBCUs Participating in Industrial Hemp Research Project

Three Alabama HBCUs Participating in Industrial Hemp Research Project

Historically Black Tuskegee University, Alabama State University, and Alabama A&M University will participate in a research project o grow and study industrial hemp, a non-intoxicating cannabinoid.

A New Degree in Health Services Management at North Carolina A&T State University

A New Degree in Health Services Management at North Carolina A&T State University

The university hopes to enroll 150 full-time students in the health services management degree program next fall. The goal is to enroll more than 500 students in the program within four years.

Norfolk State University Partners With Inha University and Medical School in South Korea

Norfolk State University Partners With Inha University and Medical School in South Korea

The agreements call for the establishment of research partnerships between Norfolk State and the two South Korean educational institutions. Among the areas of cooperative research will be deep space human exploration, smart optics, and advanced manufacturing nanotechnologies.

Clark Atlanta University to Offer a New Working Professionals MBA Program

Clark Atlanta University to Offer a New Working Professionals MBA Program

The new Working Professionals MBA program will consist of 36 credit hours that can be completed in 18 months. Some classes will be conducted online and some on campus. All classroom instruction will take place on Saturdays.

Morehouse School of Medicine Partners With Georgia Tech to Create Health Technology Startups

Morehouse School of Medicine Partners With Georgia Tech to Create Health Technology Startups

Georgia Tech will provide the historically Black medical school with a full suite of services and educational programming to support entrepreneurship in the HealthTech arena among faculty, staff, and students on the Morehouse campus.

Howard University Opens New Healthcare Center for Low-Income, Military Families

Howard University Opens New Healthcare Center for Low-Income, Military Families

Howard University Hospital has recently announced the opening of a new Women, Infants, and Children Family Center in Washington, D.C. The new center will provide low-income, military families with infants and children access to health care resources, counseling, and social services.