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UNCF Announces New Michael Jackson and Ray Charles Scholarships

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is putting the icon status of Michael Jackson and Ray Charles towards a great cause with the establishment of two new scholarship programs. 202 more words


As Morehouse and Spelman graduate, consider fate and funding of HBCUs

Carolyn Ash, Ed.D. is Managing Director of Ash Consulting Group, which helps guide the efforts of schools and other organizations committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. 741 more words


Truth-Speakers: FLOTUS Michelle Obama and USC's MFA Class Speak Truth to Power

FLOTUS Michelle Obama spoke her truth to the Class of 2015 at Tuskegee University, an HBCU founded by legendary higher education trailblazer Booker T. Washington. … 461 more words

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The Home Depot Announces 2015 Retool Your School Winners!

The Home Depot continues its tradition of supporting HBCU’s with the announcement of the 2015 Retool Your School winners today. An innovative program in its sixth year offers schools the opportunity to win grants for campus improvement projects. 163 more words


Los Angeles Two-Year College Students Aim High By Considering HBCUs

I attended the Los Angeles Southwest College (LASC) and Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) Sorority, Inc. Transfer Fair, April 29, 2015.

Panelists discussed the pride of the HBCU experience at the College Transfer Fair held at LASC, a two-year college. 822 more words

Good News/Bad News: Percentage Of HBCU Graduates With Debt Drops But Debt Loads Increase

By William A. Foster, IV

Debt is the slavery of the free. – Publilius Syrus

A follow up to our internal study two years ago on HBCU student loan debt shows a “good news, bad news” situation for those graduating from HBCUs hallowed grounds. 976 more words


Home Depot’s ‘Retool Your School Contest’ Gives Money To HBCUs


 Retool Your School is a contest sponsored by Home Depot that gives money to HBCU’s every year to help them make physical improvements. As you may know, some struggling HBCU’s can use that money to make campus improvements. 238 more words

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