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Could Your College Degree Be Worthless?

Everest College

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Colleges that you see advertising on television are most likely “for-profit” colleges. That means the college runs more like a business than a traditional University. 461 more words

Society And Culture

New Library Catalog: Reminder to Faculty, Update Blackboard + Syllabi Links

Chesnutt Library launched a new online catalog this summer. While you may still be able to access the old catalog (for now), please be reminded to update any Blackboard or syllabi content that links to the Library’s Catalog, book titles, e-Reserves, etc. 53 more words

Happy 94th Birthday, Nineteenth (19th) Amendment!

On this August 18th, in the year 2014, we celebrate 94 years of women federally getting the right to vote through the passage of the… 323 more words

Interning with the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities

This summer I was afforded the opportunity to intern with the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (WHI-HBCU). The WHI-HBCU was established in 1980 under Executive Order 12232 signed by U.S. 963 more words

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PLUS Loan Program Reform – Too Little, Too Late?

It was announced Friday that the Obama administration will formally propose changes to the federal PLUS loan program. These changes, they hope, will adjust for some of the negative effects of previous changes made to the program, effects that hit low-income students and HBCU students especially hard. 320 more words


Top 5 Movies Featuring A Marching Band!

Calling all HBCUs alumni, students, and friends!

Power 98 is teaming up with the Queen City Battle of the Bands to celebrate the best in instrumental musicianship, organized dance, and just good ole fun! 209 more words


TIME Newsmaker Interview: Spelman President on Small College Success, the Flawed Fed Ranking Plan and How to Meet Smart Spelman Women

In June 2015, Dr. Beverly Tatum will retire after 13 years as the ninth President of Spelman College. During her leadership of the historically black women’s college in Atlanta, Tatum, 59, raised annual alumni giving to 41%—one of the highest among historically black institutions. 1,918 more words